Author Archives: ali

The Sunday Night of Summer

I read something on Facebook — isn’t that the way of everything these days, I basically start every conversation in one of two ways: 1) I read something on Facebook… and 2) I was listening to this podcast… — that said that August is like the Sunday of summer. Indeed,…

Who’s The Joke Now?

One of the things that makes me a good great family photographer is my ability to get down to kids’ levels, both figuratively and actually. I am not above a good bum or fart or poop joke. And I have been known to make silly faces and noises whilst dancing…

Superhero Name: AnxietAli

There are many reasons why I quit my job about a month ago and perhaps when I’m finished officially — a week from Friday — I will talk about the hows and whys but right now the reason I bring it up is that while I have definitely been poking…

#Smugmama and Passing Ships

Obviously I scared you all away with my weirdo instagram stalker tendencies. Or maybe it was some of the things I’d say to my 17-year-old self. The blogging and writing publicly landscape sure was easier when my children didn’t constantly have a say in what I’m allowed to share. Not…

My Gas Woman and Alan Rickman

I wasn’t going to write today. But Lin-Manuel Miranda shared words of wisdom, as he often does. So here’s a weird thing I like to do that normal people probably don’t. Late at night, in those wee hours when normal people are sleeping, when I’ve exhausted all of my ridiculous…

Unleavened.

I saw my doctor today. (I saw my doctor today and then I put something up on my instagram stories and exactly eleven people saw it before I took it down one point five minutes later because three of the sweetest of the eleven people texted me to make sure…

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