50 Ways to Love Yourself

February 16, 2019

“Let the beauty we love be what we do. There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.” – Rumi  It’s time to face the truth: The most important person in your life is you. How can we treat ourselves right? You don’t have to follow a strict regimen—we all have our own ways of honoring ourselves. We reached out to our social media family to put together a list of…


Today I Love Autumn Flowers

September 14, 2018

The autumnal yard is full of rich colors Today I love autumn flowers that choose this cooling time to be available to the pollinators that are readying themselves for hibernation or travel. I love how easy I can drop into falls routines in the last weeks of Summer. I love the colors that change from the pinks and blues to the rusty reds and the deep golds and the almost…


dPS Writer’s Favorite Lens: Why I Love My 35mm F1.4

September 10, 2018

I’ve used a multitude of different lenses over the years, but never one that I have loved using so much as my 35mm f1.4. This lens fits with my style of photography. I like things fairly natural and unmanipulated. I love isolating my subject and enjoy being able to photograph in low light without a flash. Also, I prefer getting close to what I am photographing. My 35mm lens gives…


Why Staycations Make The Best Vacations

August 2, 2018

At the end of the school year, my son came home and shamed me announced we were the only ones staying home during summer vacation. Apparently everyone else in the world was going somewhere and doing something huge. When I reminded him I’d booked a weekend away in a hotel with a pool, he let me know it didn’t really count and wasn’t a true vacation. Maybe he’s right that a…