Monthly Archives: April 2013

  In a room, a rhyme, a song. In the box, in books: each element An instrument, the body Still straining to parrot The spirit, a being of air. – robert pinsky   i make my daughter playlists all the time. but we call them mix tapes. it is what they really are. an act […]

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  • Jenna Reich - This rings so true for me, the moment I became a mother was the beginning of an endless journey of hope. I am always, and forever will be, engrossed in them and hoping I’m giving them everything they need to enjoy this life, after all it’s so, so short.ReplyCancel

  • Amy Wilson - Amy Grace I appreciate your beautiful writing so much. You find a way to articulate the nuances of being human and of being a mother. I especially appreciated this blog post as I have a 14 year old daughter. You put words to my own emotions. Thank you.ReplyCancel

  • Catherine Lacey Dodd - Oh light divine…ReplyCancel

  • Mary Griffiths - Oh Amy, your words and photos are beautiful, thank you for sharing.ReplyCancel

  There’s no ghosts in the graveyard That’s not where they live They float in between us ‘what is’ and ‘what if’ And cast our own shadows Before our own eyes You don’t get them up here though They don’t come up high Joy to the city The parking lot lights The lion of evening […]

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  • Emily - I’m thinking of you slipping on that sweater… and then these images make sense to me. The dreamlike, emotional way you always create images. xoxo, friend.ReplyCancel

  • Debbie W - Amy, you never fail to amaze me, both with your images and true words. xoxoReplyCancel

  • Siobhainin - WOW Amy your words are as breathtakingly beautiful as your photographs…. I sometimes have to re read because I get lost in the words… AMAZINGReplyCancel

  • Cherish Bryck - Amy – you have such a talent for capturing real, raw emotions.ReplyCancel

  • Candy - I long to hear words like this, though not the same circumstance, I have many wounds inside. Words of any kind of comfort. Ty for sharing.ReplyCancel

  • jennifer warthan - making my way through this… so many things i recognize and it’s hard to read through so many tears. thank you for writing these words…ReplyCancel

  • melissa stanfield - Transcending!! like a voice that echos in the night, a voice that never fades. a life that transforms our very existence and moves us into a world we didn’t know existed! i know the words you speak as if they are my garments.
    when i read your writings, your heart…i’m truly taken in by each word as if somehow they speak another language to the depths of the road we all travel. somehow they infuse some kind of healing to those lost places.
    amy, your heart is a gift!ReplyCancel

  • Beth Urban - Amy, thank you for these beautiful words. ♥ReplyCancel

  • tim - such great words so well written. amazing are your photographs which i have followed for some time now…but the words…wow. so heart felt and real. love.ReplyCancel

  • Val Spring - Amy, you have no idea how much your images and words touch me and many people. You are a very special person and you are raising your kids to be amazing human beings. I’m sure your bother is smiling because of that. I wish I could give you a a big hug because you do so much good. Thanks you for this post and for pouring your your soul out on everything you write and capture.ReplyCancel

  • Rebecca - Dear Amy. Thank you for sharing these pieces of you. I see your brother’s presence in all your photos. You most definitely see for two. Hugs.ReplyCancel

  • parikha - Amy, this is all so incredibly beautiful. The words as well as the images. <3ReplyCancel

    “true, you have to be an expert to live here. part of the trick is not to go anywhere, lounge about, go slowly in the midst of the rush for novelty. anyway, besides the eats the big event is the streets, which are full of love — we hug and kiss a lot.” […]

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  • Jennifer Warthan - As with everything else you touch, you make your home look beautiful.

    I live in an old home with dark wood walls but it’s us. I try to embrace the coziness it gives my images!ReplyCancel

  • alpana - These are beautiful, Amy! The third b/w one is just so raw and real. I can so relate to your yearnings although I suspect your images will tell the story of wherever you are or go. I love old houses myself and our “new” home is far from perfect. I miss our old house in India which is no more and just a pile of concrete rubble that will someday be a skyscraper without character. xo.ReplyCancel

  • Meghan Boyer - I look forward to this post each week, Amy. I have a feeling if we were to meet for coffee, it would be a VERY long visit. I find myself thinking about your words throughout the day. They are important. And they are real. And your images are always equally so. xxooReplyCancel

  • shelby brakken - these are gorgeous. love them all.ReplyCancel

  • Lori - So beautiful. Your words and images speak to my heart so much, Amy.ReplyCancel

  • Life with Kaishon - What a sweet post to read at the end of this day : ). I always love how your words and images melt together.

    You are my favorite : ).ReplyCancel

  • melissa - your words linger long after i have read them. every. single. time. i admire and am in awe of your honesty and vulnerability. you are lovely and interesting and beautiful – inside and out. so thankful to know you, friend. big hugs.ReplyCancel