this month we spent some time in North Carolina and one of our favorite activities while there is going gem mining.  the boys are fascinated with what they uncover and the activity proves to be educational each and every time.  As we are coming close to a year doing this beautiful project I am feeling excited to reflect on the year of images I’ve made with my children and celebrate next month!!  Check out the other photographers beautiful submissions at Childhood Unplugged.

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we spent a week in NJ and NY with my dear friend, the lovely audrey blake breheney, and as a fellow childhood unplugged photographer we decided to do our experience together this month.  she picked a beautiful open estate for us to visit and we brought my boys and her girls for an afternoon of exploration and play.  doing and photographing these experiences with my boys has been something we have come to look forward to each month and being able to share it with audrey was all the better.  visit audrey’s website to view her images and go to the childhood unplugged site to see the submissions for all the photographers this month!

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a few weeks back i bought a new desk and called it our “analog desk” – a place with no computer or digital devices of any kind.  a place to write and draw, imagine and create.  we have spent a good amount of time sitting at this desk and for this month’s childhood unplugged i thought it would be nice to photograph one of these days.  to see all the wonderful images submitted this month please visit Childhood Unplugged.

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