This May marked my seventh "blogging anniversary". It came and went, no fanfare, no celebration. Does it matter? Should it matter? And once again the question, why am I blogging?
Over the past seven years we built a new home and communitiy in Portland. I worked a few jobs, a couple of terrible ones and one fantastic one with a staff and boss that changed my life. I discovered my love of photography and my love of telling stories with images. I made amazing friends and planned some very fun events. We moved to Texas, added another to the family and slowed down.
It's a true statement: my blog changed my life. I would not have had so many of the opportunities without it (selling my photography to hundreds around the world, seeing my photos on the big screen, planning dream events). I am very lucky.
I want to thank you for following and supporting that journey.
But where to go from here?
Shooting film photos is not sustainable for me. Quite frankly, I can no longer handle the cost, the clutter, the stick to it-iveness it requires and my beloved yashica is broken anyway. I cannot blog daily. I don't visit flower fields and pretty shops and create beautiful table tops.
So... from here on out, I will stop trying to make this place what it once was and I will stop apologizing for it.
I invite you to join me for what I am now, who we are now. This will include babies, digital photography and real life scenarios. No more Baby T blog, it will all be here.
It will be different, and that's ok.
Ultimately, the answer to the question why do I blog is to be a better me. To share, to connect and discover. This is my goal for this space for now.
So, here it is. Me trying again.
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Some things I've been loving lately:
What about you?
I hope you are all well, my friends.