What I experienced yesterday at my last photo shoot was…..nothing.    It was odd as I chatted with my final homeowner of a ten year career that my emotions were in check.   I left with a sense of closure.   Today, I will write that article and turn in my final three.  In between,… Continue reading Distraction

The Goodbye

While my article will still remain until April 8, today marks the last photo shoot I will do in correlation with it.   I remain steadfast in the knowledge that sometimes God knows when we are done before we do.    Even with that being said, there is lingering sadness over saying goodbye to what… Continue reading The Goodbye

The Legacy

Long before I entered this world, my great-grandfather, Vance Armentrout,  was making his mark.  At the ripe young age of 85, he retired from being an associate editor at The Courier-Journal which was back in 1963 – four years before I was born.   His biggest mark on history was when he refused to disclose… Continue reading The Legacy


It is easy when told your services are no longer needed to feel irrelevant.  As if the blood, sweat, and tears you poured into your occupation doesn’t matter.  That is only a part of the story, you see, being irrelevant isn’t a bad thing.    It simple is the reality of not being connected with… Continue reading Irrelevant