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Dec 13, 2016

This story begins in Freshman English class at Eastern Arizona College. One person was joking and making comments on the lesson. One was trying to shush the other and listen. Magdelyn had no idea that 13 years later she’d still be shushing ArJay when he made goofy comments! These two are some of our dearest […]

Dec 1, 2016

  The Fish family photos in the badlands near Joseph City was a session I’m still thinking about! We had originally planned a different location on a different day. Cameron had the car that day at work and was supposed to be home early. A friend called and needed help with childcare (as his wife […]

Nov 17, 2016

The hardest part about moving from Winslow this summer was moving farther away from Andrew and Jackie. Even though we’re only 20 minutes father away, it feels like so much more. We can’t just walk around the block and go find them! Jackie and Andrew have saved our bacon more times than we care to […]

Nov 16, 2016

“Tim didn’t smile for our wedding pictures, so he may not smile for these.” Challenge accepted! The Westovers met me out at one of our very favorite spots last week for family pictures and we had a blast! After a few blustery and rainy days we were a little nervous about what weather we’d end […]

Nov 9, 2016

This was the perfect blog post to be preparing while the election results started coming in. Why? Because this family gives me hope and makes me beyond happy. They are all that is good in this country. Knowing that there are people like this who work hard, have strong faith, are raising a strong family, […]