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Kwanzaa Unity Transition and Service

One month ago I was invited to attend my second Kwanzaa Celebration. I photographed the event at the Partnership for Affordable Housing in Oakland, California on December 26, 2014. I returned with my two children last week to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, jr.’s birthday. The Partnership for Affordable Housing operates a transition home. While […]


Dreaming of More Than Picture Magic

Before I began writing on this WordPress blog, I wrote on a something called Typepad. I called the blog MoreThanKids (my first post). Before I wrote on a blog, I used the same thing all the old people used. I wrote on large stone objects. (I mostly wrote about despair.) As I start the new […]


The Sacred Journey Down a Winding Road

Jump In Let’s Go… I am going to miss 2013. I never want to experience anything like it again, but I loved the year. Now that I am at the finish line, I love it even more. Love is not always easy. “Everyday is a faded sign, I get a little bit closer…” The year […]


Almost Through My Looking Glass Year

What if you really believed? In God? In other people? In yourself? How loudly would you sing, “Don’t Stop Believing?”¬†Could you still believe if you¬†experienced the unbelievable… or the “curiouser and curiouser?” When experiencing continually unbelievable events, where would you find shelter from the storm? Would you turn to music? Art? God? I have my […]


Swiftly Superstitious

Taylor Swift is like pizza. When she is good, she is really good, and when she is bad, she is an enjoyable cheesy mess. She creates a happy ending for Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. On the other hand, most of her actual romantic relationships become topics for sad songs. She feels numbers (22) and sings […]