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Germany, Inspiration, Photo*journal, Photography

Winter Blues

December 30, 2016

Happy New Year!

So, here we are again. The holidays are over, and now we venture into the shadowy stretch of January through April (or possibly May or June. Or maybe July.). Have I ever mentioned that when we first found out we were moving from upstate New York to Germany, I thought we were going south on the globe? Shows how bad my general knowledge of geography is. But interestingly, German winters are milder than what we experienced in New York. We’re not dealing with temperatures in the negative 20s are snow up to our necks here, but whatever German winters lack in ferocity, they make up for with time. The cold, dreary, dark days tend to settle in and linger for months, and months, and months. Last year, summer didn’t come until practically August….then we enjoyed a few weeks of hot sun on our skin, all the while dreading the fact that by September we’d basically be back to winter! And this wouldn’t necessarily be a bad thing, but with so many energetic little ones couped up in the house for so long, it gets old fast. Continue Reading

Graphic Design, Inspiration

Selfies, Haircuts, & the Power of Photoshop

November 10, 2016


Hello friends! Allow me to interrupt whatever politically induced shock, awe, or general wonderment you may be in with a few extremely trivial topics; selfies, hair, and Photoshop.

ONE | Selfies. Is it just me, or is the whole notion of taking photos of yourself and then posting them on the internet a strange and somewhat awkward phenomenon? I can’t say I feel totally comfortable with them…but, without a few here and there I would literally have zero photos of myself and, to be perfectly honest, they’re kind of fun. Continue Reading