Yearly Archives: 2018

Birthday Girl

I like the idea of taking some quiet time to reflect on the Winter solstice. Only I always end up reflecting on my dear little Emmanuelle. Just like I see a hot Summer day in her little sister, I see

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Photo Monday – Playing with the Light

Every year, I try to get pictures of our Christmas tree and they’re never quite right. I think it’s in part due to the fact that it isn’t the most photogenic tree. The girls are the main decorators and they

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Photo Monday – LeFrak Center

When skating school starts, I usually get some time on my own while M takes the girls. These past two Saturdays though, I was on duty. The first one was because of a race both E and M were running.

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Photo Monday – Downtown

I don’t know the name of this neighborhood. We were there last week after we got off the ferry. There’s this one cobblestoned street with older buildings dwarfed by skyscrapers. Coming from Québec, I’m used to older cities like Montreal

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Harris Tweed Jacket

In a desperate effort to reduce the size of my fabric stash, I decided it was time to use my second cut of Harris tweed. Yeah, the hand woven, expensive, wool stuff from Scotland. I went through my patterns and

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Photo Monday – Ferry Ride

A while ago, I volunteered to chaperone V’s second grade class to Bay Ridge pier. They’re doing a New York City study this year and that pier has good views of Staten Island and Manhattan. The kids talked about the

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Photo Monday – Kids in Black and White

(Just so you know, V is laughing in that picture. E is not harming her in any way, shape, or form.) I’ve been wanting to get back to working on portraits but getting my models (i.e. kids) to cooperate is

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