Category Archives: Personal

George’s 1 Month Photos

I can’t believe it has already been a month (and a few days – always behind schedule these days!). Anyway, it has been a blur, as expected, but this little guy is growing quickly just

Calvin Turns 2!

Admission: I cried this morning.  Like weeping, but with lots of tears wetting my whole face, neck and hair.  I just couldn’t believe my little guy was turning two years old. Everyone says it

Photos of George’s Rustic Woodland Nursery

One of the things I love most about our home in Lexington is living next to the woods.  Every morning (or every morning I get up early enough to), I sit with my coffee and stare out at the trees.  In

Welcoming George Clark Sterner!

Well this post is a bit overdue, just like my second son, George was! THE BIRTH After delivering my first son Calvin about a week early, I was surprised as the days kept passing by after 40 weeks

Photos from 4th of July Weekend | Martha’s Vineyard, Falmouth and the Libert-y

Salty air, wooden shingles, hydrangeas, lobsta, watermelon, margaritas and wine, and a lot of red and navy.  Here are some images from a beautiful holiday weekend here on the New England coast.    We

Photographs and Musings | Documenting Memorial Day Weekend | Rockport and Lexington, MA

It’s been awhile since I have posted photos of my own family (January I think was the last time – wild and awesome how we are definitely WAY done with winter!).  I decided to take this

Playing Dress Up | Self Portrait in a Ballgown

Sometimes it’s a good thing to play dress up, even as an adult.  I bought this beautiful ballgown for what I thought was a black tie event, only to learn recently that it is not and therefore

iPhone Moments in PA

This past weekend Dan, Calvin and I head down to Sinking Spring, PA to visit my in-laws.  I have been visiting Liz and Brent’s home now for almost 6 years (!).  It has always been a warm and

A Reflection On My Career Path After an Amherst Athlete Alumni Event

Two weeks ago I participated in Amherst College’s first female athlete career student-alumni event.  At it, we divided up into four panels :  finance and business, medicine, law and social

Down Memory Lane with the Influence of Nan Goldin | Valentine’s Day Fine Art Friday

6 years ago I received this book from my then boyfriend of less than a year (now husband), Dan.  At the time, I was in my second year of MFA program at SVA.  Dan knew that one of the photographers I

Self-Portrait on a Snowy Day

Today I was supposed to head up to Maine for the Inspire Photo Retreat, but instead am stuck at home due to the snow – it just isn’t stopping here in MA : (  Figured would be a good time

Weekend Trip to the Berkshires | Photographs and Foliage

This past weekend me, Dan and Calvin headed out West (Western, MA that is) for a one-night trip in the Berkshires.  These photographs document the road, bright orange foliage, Cranwell Resort where

Rocky Neck Gloucester | Little Photo Essay

On vacation up in Rockport, and wanted to post a little quick snapshot of a lovely evening spent in Rocky Neck.  Rocky Neck is a quaint and colorful artist colony that looks over Gloucester Harbor

Introducing Calvin Edward

My first child! November 3, 2013 | 9:54 am 8 pounds 13.5 ounces | 21 inches : )   ps. I hope to be posting again regularly soon, but this mother of a newborn thing is proving to be quite a full

Part Three: 39 Weeks Pregnant and Waiting.. A Chronicle of my First Pregnancy

Warning : Some (artistic and tasteful, I think) nudity and honest wording is included in this post.  Oh, and it’s fairly long, so I’ve broken it up into three parts by trimester! Now

Part Two: 39 Weeks Pregnant and Waiting.. A Chronicle of my First Pregnancy

Warning : Some (artistic and tasteful, I think) nudity and honest wording is included in this post.  Oh, and it’s fairly long, so I’ve broken it up into three parts by trimester! Now

Part One: 39 Weeks Pregnant and Waiting.. A Chronicle of my First Pregnancy

Warning : Some (artistic and tasteful, I think) nudity and honest wording is included in this post.  Oh, and it’s fairly long, so I’ve broken it up into three parts by trimester! Now