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Leo, Dexter and Hobbs

It started with Leo. He came into Whitney’s life and was soon indispensable. He snuggled close during a difficult health crisis. He was a sweetie, and Whitney fell in love with the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel breed. So in love, in fact, that she began to work...

What I’m Not Struggling With

Here are the things I’m struggling with right now: How to raise my two boys so they can honor a woman’s agency and intelligence, in spite of the fact that they didn’t see this modeled for the first 10 and 8 (respectively) years of their lives. How to...

Look at Each Other

There was a time when I thought I knew exactly how my life would turn out. I was married, I had the two kids, we had a decent home. We were saving for retirement and for the boys’ college, not spending too much, but not in want either. It seemed like a...

You’re Allowed to Care

When I was a kid, I cared about everything. I was called “crybaby” by my peers and told to grow up. When was a journalist I cared about the people I met. I was told to be “impartial.” (What the hell anyway? Seeing someone oppressed or hurting...

Important

Why take portraits? From the very beginning of portraiture — one could argue from the very beginning of art itself — we have created portraits because things were important to us. Since cave man days, these things that were important to us have been...

What I’m Passionate About (and Why)

I am not just a photographer. I am not even primarily a photographer. A few years ago someone introduced me by saying, “She really cares about people.” Despite the fact that this person disagrees with me politically and stealth un-friended me on Facebook,...