September 3, 2019

On a recent trip to my homeland -- the state of Maine -- I ventured way north and paid my first visit to my family cemetery.

My dad's cousin (my first cousin once removed [FCOR] and yes, I had to google that) led us... behind what looked like a machine shop, down t...

April 5, 2018

If you give a kid a camera, you're going to be surprised!

I was delighted to find this gem on my camera a few summers ago.  My dad's living room, shot from the sleeping loft.

Dad saves the Sunday comics all year -- on the shelf under that coffee table, and that's the hub...

February 20, 2018

We giggled together when she told me about the ring her grandmother had left her. ''It is so ugly! And I so love it."

My pink-haired tattooed client also knew her great grandmother, which is a little unusual.

Indeed, we picked a path through five generations of what turn...

February 6, 2018

Happy V/Galentines Day!

In this Facebook live, I talk about Galentines Day -- a new holiday on the scene.  What it is, how to celebrate it...

I share some pictures of my cousins, of my grad school "girldinner" crew, and talk about the ways that we can honor each other (a...

December 8, 2017

"Once upon a time there was a farm girl -- the youngest of six kids.  She was shy and thought she was ugly.  She had some very glamorous older sisters and some very rowdy older brothers. They all lived in Aroostook County, Maine.

Imagine rural Northern Maine farm c...

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