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One Small Ding on the Patriarchy

I was in the drug store, where men’s razors worked out to $2.25 each for a pack of twelve. The pastel pink razors that go with my razor handle would have worked out to a similar price, I think, if I could find a twelve pack, but I couldn’t, so I was stuck buying a smaller, more  ...

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I’m Still Here

I’m slowly making the divide between my business and personal life more defined. I began accepting friends on Facebook from other wedding vendors – a space previously used to just goof off – and my Instagram account got more professional, with only small, curated glimpses into  ...

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I’m With Her

Michelle Obama’s speech was one that made my heart swell with pride. “I wake up every morning in a house that was built by slaves. And I watch my daughters, two beautiful, intelligent, black young women, playing with their dogs on the White House lawn. And because of Hillary Clinton, my  ...

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Summer Slump

I have to admit something: I’m feeling a little stuck. It’s wedding season… for everyone else, it seems. I am not nearly as busy now as I was last year. Reports are coming in from all over, too: everyone “in the middle” is feeling the pinch of weddings not booked.  ...

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Life Hack: Multiple Emails

I have four email addresses: One for business and personal use. I was going to have two, one business, one personal, but Gavin talked me out of it, and I’m really glad he did. There is, at this point, so much overlap in my business and personal lives as other photographers and wedding  ...

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So New Years resolutions. I always review on my birthday to see how I’m doing. This year, mine were a little a-typical. More… Television Books Movies Standup comedy shows Live storytelling shows Live music Dinner parties Brunches Travel Work Yoga Theater Wine with friends  ...

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