Category Archives: Personal

Why Turning 38 Scares Me {a rambling personal post about time and life}

(First off, to accompany this post and to commemorate my 38th birthday, I took some self portraits at the studio while trying out some new lighting techniques, to practice and learn.  Why?  Because I’m a photographer and this is a photography blog.  At first I thought, well this is weird, I guess I could have…


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  • Camille Salangsang MorehenFebruary 23, 2016 - 7:59 am

    One word…ACCEPTANCE!!! No anxiety until you hit my age…my advice? Don’t have a bucket list!!ReplyCancel

  • Jamie Suedkamp HilsFebruary 23, 2016 - 12:11 pm

    LOVE this!!! I will be 38 this year & it too scares the hell out of me!!ReplyCancel

  • Lorraine ReepFebruary 23, 2016 - 1:30 pm

    I would guess that you are more of a “Live it!” List kind of woman. You’ve already begun to think about making your mark; having impact that will long outlive you. At almost 62 (I also tend to think of myself as my next age!) I can assure you that this urgency will increase as you realize that much of life is outside of your control, but you have amazing opportunity with the things you can! Happy birthday, beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Jessica ChapmanFebruary 23, 2016 - 2:22 pm

    Awesome article!! Very inspiring:).ReplyCancel

  • Patty SuedkampFebruary 23, 2016 - 3:42 pm

    Oh, Rebecca, that was absolutely the most beautiful heartfelt post I’ve ever read. you are beautiful, strong, and an inspiration to all who know and love you. I feel sad for those who don’t. You have inspired me, that’s for sure!ReplyCancel

  • Camille Salangsang MorehenFebruary 23, 2016 - 6:07 pm

    Bucket list is your journey!ReplyCancel

  • Monique Scollin ParolineFebruary 23, 2016 - 11:12 pm

    Great read, as usual. I enjoy reading your thoughts. I’m 40 now and just so proud. I finally feel happy and fulfilled but still struggling with how to make my impact on the world.ReplyCancel

  • Kelly CanovaFebruary 24, 2016 - 12:08 am

    I love this! If you ever want to talk about turning 55, just let me know lol…Miss seeing you xoReplyCancel

  • Maggie McCarthyFebruary 24, 2016 - 1:47 am

    I love you, Rebecca. I love who you are, what you have become and I love your strength. Thank you for letting me be a wee part of your life’s journey! <3ReplyCancel

  • Michelle SmithFebruary 25, 2016 - 5:43 am

    You still have a couple of years, but I can tell you that your 40s will be amazing. There is this wonderful freedom being 40 brings. You are doing great things that will have an even greater impact. : )ReplyCancel

A Mother’s Day Tribute, Why Every Day is Mother’s Day

As the day is winding to a close, I am reflecting on what it means to be celebrated as a mom.  It’s a day to be the center of attention, to be pampered, and to be thanked for our never-ending dedication and hard work.  Because we know, parenting is HARD work.  No matter how rewarding…

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Day 14 | Quotes

For my Day 14 post (btw, I am skipping Day 13 because 13 is unlucky and that means I won’t be behind, yay!), I want to talk about quotes.  I can sit and read inspiring quotes for hours and they will flip my whole mood around.   They can change my perspective on a situation or…

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