Monthly Archives: October 2012

“every tree and plant in the meadow seemed to be dancing. those which average eyes would see as fixed and still.” – rumi we pay dearly for the eyes we own. we walk through storms and joy, learn lessons that tug at our souls and challenge our wills…we become parents. the latter really shook up […]

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life lights the way, meets you where you are, and lifts you up if you so allow it. little about mine has been linear, painless, or taken for granted. still, sometimes i spend so much time seeing what i want our lives to be, the ways i need to be better, that my eyes are […]

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  • Ginger Unzueta - it is always the moments where we “run to get our camera” that the magic happens. very few times, do i find magic when the moment is planned. as always beautifully writtenReplyCancel

  • melissa - amy, the love you have for your kids pours out of every single frame…and your words could not be more thoughtful and beautiful. you are so incredibly inspiring.ReplyCancel

if i don’t have red, i use blue. – picasso my mom always told my brother and i not to compare our insides to other people’s outsides. this really wise advice seems to root itself more deeply as i get older. but i still have my moments of forgetting, of feeling less than, of feeling […]

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  • Ginger Unzueta - oh, amy i love your words this morning. you say it so eloquently..something i try to tell people so often. that life is not perfect 100% of the time, but that it is still so beautiful. i love the words that you say ..you don’t want to write a fiction story. oh, how i pray i will accurately capture my children in these years so they can see their life the way i saw it. this sang to my heart today!!! xoxoReplyCancel

  • Monika Eisenbart - I always enjoy your writing Amy as much as your work. You can put all those feeling into words, which so so difficult for many of us. I love your last sentence “….I want to tell their story, not write a fictions…” so try and so beautiful. Thank you for sharing.ReplyCancel

  • Tytia - Wow!! You’re an amazing writer!! What a beautifully written article. You describe everything I feel as a mother, but have never been able to put into words.ReplyCancel

  • Debbie Wibowo - You are not just a great photographer but also a talented writer. It seems that you always know when to take pictures and link them with your beautiful words. How true it is when you said that the life in front of us is rarely going to show up the way we once dreamed it. But the courage to see the beauty amidst the mess is what makes you a beautiful person. xoxo.ReplyCancel

  • Laura Kuryk - Tangible beauty is flawed and deep and carries a story…being you and being perfect is allowing yourself to cope with the imperfections. you are perfect as a woman and even more perfect as a mommy especially, and even more so, because of all that you admit that others hide or repress. someone recently made a comment, “the prettiest girls are the happiest girls,” – sums up you and your children in these lovely photos!ReplyCancel