Happy birthday, Fig!

Fig turned two on Thursday! I keep saying this, but I can’t believe it. We celebrated her birthday on Saturday afternoon with our family. My thoughts about all of this aren’t organized but I’m sharing them anyway. I’m sitting here typing this two hours after the party ended. My heart is full to bursting. So…

Non-Thing thoughts

I was thinking about my post for this week, and I really wasn’t sure what to say. With everything going on in our country, I feel ridiculous for prattling about some personal improvement project yet again. So I’m going to try to articulate some other thoughts. I struggle with speaking up about political or religious things…

Family Fun for January

One of my New Year’s resolutions was to do one fun family/kid thing every month. January’s nearly over so this Saturday, we headed down to Galveston. This trip had three purposes: first, to be a fun thing to do with Fig; second, to take pictures for my photography class homework; and third, to celebrate my…

Photography Class Weeks 1 and 2

I’ve been through two weeks of photography class and I love it! I thought I’d share the photos that I’ve taken for weekly assignments so far. Week One’s assignment was to learn about depth of field and aperture. So we were to line up three objects and take three photos. In the first one, just…

The Photography Class Thing

Something exciting happened this week — I started a four-week photography course at the Houston Center for Photography! I’ve been wanting to do one for my job for a while, and I finally gave up on the place where I usually take my classes ever doing a digital photo class again so I found this one…