The Essence of Graham

The Essence of  Graham McWaters Passionate ~ Motivator ~ Energy Creative ~ Humorous ~ Entertainer Thanks again to my great friend Dan Bodanis, who was responsible for the invitation to the  Alumni Luncheon in December 2023, where I met Graham for the first time.  We have met several times since then.   I knew he was a good […]

The Essence of Jim and Judie

The Essence of Jim and Judie Judie Talkative ~ Spontaneous ~ Organized ~ Humorous ~ Optimistic ~ Adventurous Jim Sensitive ~ Precise ~ Enthusiastic ~ Adventuresome ~ Happy ~ Nice Very few people have made as much impact on my life as these two people.  They have been like having a big brother and a […]

3 Days of Eilean Donan

Three Days at Eileen Donan I was on a mission during our trip to Scotland in 2023.  I would get my calendar-worthy picture of Eileen Donan Castle no matter what! To do that, I would need several opportunities under different lighting conditions. I knew that if I stayed in one spot long enough in Scotland, […]

The Essence of Diane

The Essence of Diane Honest ~ Authentic ~  Logical Gregarious ~ Resilient ~  Determined I first met Diane Groves while we were both taking one of the courses to earn the Certified Financial Planner designation.    We worked in different companies, but while in that class, we became professional acquaintances. Diane was aware of some grandfathering provisions […]

The Essence of Imran

The Essence of Imran… curious, loyal, fearless, meticulous, relentless, grateful I didn’t know Imran personally until a couple of years ago.  Before that, I heard of him through friends and community members. I heard it said that he was quite a community-minded person. We got to meet and connect about two years ago.  We connected […]

Native American Celebration

My conference trip to Dallas coincided with the Native American Celebration held in Dallas, Texas.  I had a basic idea of what to expect, but that idea turned into a wow experience.  I was going to stay a n hour or so.  I ended up staying for most of the show.   I’m not up […]

Living the Dream ~ Naguib’s 2024 Calendar

Naguib Kerba’s ~ 2024 Calendar Living the Dream December 2023 “Those who find beauty in all of nature will find themselves at one with the secrets of life itself.” L.W.Gilbert I was on my way to a photo shoot for a nursing reunion. You never know what the traffic will be like, so I left […]


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SHILOH’S EXCELLENT ADVENTURES IV ~ First Time at the Cottage and Oxtongue Lake Well, what can I say?  I’ve found a piece of heaven, almost. Let me explain – it appears that my parents don’t trust me just yet.  Normally, one would think that little old (young) me as a very trusty pal.  Mom and […]

The Essence of Michelle

The Essence of Michelle “A complete and utter badass” I have photographed Michelle a number of times over the past few years and have lots of wonderful shots. However, these photos are not only of Michelle, but literally her entire family. One of those photo sessions was her wedding where I was the photographer. Michelle’s […]

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