Archive for September, 2007

Dave Berg Family

Sunday, September 30th, 2007

Mr. Berg was my 6th grade teacher.  I am honored they asked me to take their family pictures.  Dave is not in good health and I wish his family the best during this difficult time. 




Thursday, September 27th, 2007





Simons Family

Monday, September 24th, 2007

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Williams Family

Monday, September 24th, 2007


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Harold & Judy

Saturday, September 22nd, 2007

They will soon be celebrating their 50th.


Horne Family

Saturday, September 22nd, 2007


Ladies Night Out Was A BLAST!!

Friday, September 21st, 2007


What a successful night.  The purpose of the event was to raise money for the Starke Co. Legacy of Women Endowment fund.  It will fund programs designed to improve the leadership capacity of women in Starke County.  I am not sure how much money was raised, but the event was successful in another way… it brought women together and showed everyone just how many successful business women we have in our community.

The highlight of the night for me was my massage from Christina Howard It was amazing!!!  Here is a pic mom took of me right before.  After I was so relaxed I almost crawled under the table to take a nap.


The Vendors had some great booths set up.  Elizabeth’s Garden was busy selling Vera Bradley, Crocs, and those cute Webkinz.

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Here is my mom doing some shopping for jewlery and a shot of her after she won a gift basket.

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The Entertainment for the evening was Kathleen Jerrell playing the Dulcimer and A Vintage Style Show from Cole Clothing Museum.


There were even a couple items from the closet of our community members, shown below is Janell Wilson.




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Oh, I have to mention, I figured out why I wasn’t asked to participate in the fashion show.  They knew I can’t do heels very well, did you notice how high they were.  Kuddos to the girls in the show, they were awesome.

You can click on thumbnails to enlarge.

Amelia + Todd

Tuesday, September 18th, 2007

I met Amelia and Todd at a 50th anniversary party for Amelia’s grandparents.  After managing to get a group picture of her entire family she figured if I could handle that I could handle anything.  The wedding was held at the Culver Academy Chapel and the Reception at the Woodcraft Dinning Hall.  I was told by her mom that Amelia pretty much did it all, even decorated the hall herself.  It was beautiful and I really enjoyed myself. 

This is the first time I have done this… I decided to  make a slide show.  Click here to view it… you will have to hit the tiny play button in the right hand corner.  Family if you want to see the image number on the bottom of the picture click on the ? icon and it will appear on every picture. (keep in mind these images aren’t cropped so if you order they will be)  Something else I have never done is open up comments on my blog, I want to hear how everyone likes the slideshow if it is something I should do more often.

For those of you that aren’t in the mood for a slideshow here are a few of my favorite images….





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isn’t it so funny how he is holding the garter…


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Ladies Night Out!

Monday, September 17th, 2007

Ladies-let’s get together and have some fun!  In case you haven’t heard Thurs. September 20th will be Ladies Night Out at the Knox Community Center starting at 5:00 cst.  (everyone is invited as long as you are over the age of 13, which I now qualify since I had my 13th birthday a few weeks ago- wait that was 30)  Anyways, $5 admission which includes food and a fashion show  (kinda bummed no one asked me to be a model-what is up with that?) 

Well, I hope to see all of you there.  I plan on coming and of course I will bring my camera so maybe, just maybe you can have your picture on my blog next week.  LOL

Kayla (Part 2)

Saturday, September 15th, 2007

The first round of pictures where for her mom (curly hair, more formal shoot), this one was for her (straightened her hair, did her color guard stuff and just plain had fun).  Kayla is the best at not smiling.  Usually people can’t do the serious look, not her, she is great at it.  This shot is my fave!!!!!!!!  (P.S.  I stayed up super late last night to make sure I got these editted and put on here for ya since I have a wedding later today, I knew you were just as excitted as I was to see them.


the mosquitos were soooo bad when doing this shot, after a few snaps we both were like “we’re outta here”


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Friday, September 14th, 2007

“STUNNING!” That is the comment from Anne-Marie one of my photographer friends that seen this.  I have to agree Sarah is a stunning girl.

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In case you have been under a rock the last year the Lady Cats won the 1A state Championship last year.  Here is Sarah’s state ring.  Visit the lady cat site and click on photos to see her in action.. http://www.odgirlsbasketball.comsarahsept07_05_1.jpg 

Not only a basketball player but talented runner as well… (good luck at new praire invitational Sarah) sarahsept07_42_1.jpg sarahsept07_39v_1.jpg

Lots of Stone…

Friday, September 14th, 2007

Studio is pretty much finished.  I am able to shoot in it but still have a couple things that need to get done.  Anyways, one project that is done is adding more stone to our driveway so everyone has a place to park.  Thought I would post some pics because one of my blog stalkers is Jill and figured she would appreciate seeing these.  Also want to say hi to Jana!!  Oh and I guess I should thank Brad for bringing the stone huh.  Also, I did not pose my kid in any of these, she was super model for some reason.

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