When “FOCUS” is Critical

The University of North Texas is one of my clients and last year I had the honor of doing step and repeat pix of people with Mayor Rudy Giuliani in downtown Dallas.  At the end of the shoot, Mayor Giuliani said (to me) he ALWAYS likes to get/give a picture with the photographer (and photo assistant) , so I proceeded to hand my camera over into the “trusted hands” of his body guard and gave him brief instructions about composition and most importantly, how to FOCUS.  His body guard took two pictures and Mayor Giuliani said (to me) “just double check to make sure you are pleased with the pictures” …. I took a look at them and saw THIS … and didn’t have the heart to tell him how out of focus they were.  He said “… are WE good?!”   I said “…they look GREAT!!”  He said “Are you SURE?!” I said “Yes Sir, we are done with the picture-taking part of your meeting here …”

I believe life is all about making memories and not sweating the small stuff – even when you are standing right next to someone like Mayor Rudy Giuliani.  ; )

“Make It A Great Day!”

Mayor Rudy Giuliani in Dallas Texas

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Pies, Coffee and Thankfulness

So, this morning we were waiting in (a first-come, first-serve) line to pick up our Thanksgiving pies … (which we forgot to pre-order).  We LOVE Emporium Pies in Bishop Arts, and are huge fans of them. However, in the busy-ness of life, it slipped our mind this year to order early.  We arrived about an hour before they opened and enjoyed the AMAZING aroma coming from Moto Kofe, who was on the scene.  It began to drizzle, but that didn’t scare us off. We persevered and left with our 3 holiday pies, Smooth Operator (gluten-free), Smooth Operator & Drunken Nut.  Our Thanksgiving tradition is now complete.

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Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!

We LOVED the snow

Had the most wonderful morning with our fur-babies.  We were so surprised to wake up and see such beauty.
Here are just a few pix from our wintery excursion.  I would definitely say we LOVED the snow.
By the way, Lucy chose to look away the entire time.  ; )

She knows where her help comes from

The BEST part of today’s assignment was seeing THIS lady acknowledging God.
She knows where HER help comes from … it comes from the Lord. Psalm 121:2.

graduate student thanking God

West of Urban

We truly LOVE living urban but it’s refreshing to go just west of urban.

The Fort Worth Stockyard Herd

Be Strong and Courageous

Saw these signs all over Highland Park and thought to myself … My God Reigns.
Joshua 1:9, Be strong and courageous

Man and his Best Friend(s)

Seen near South Side on Lamar Lofts.  
Man and his Best Friend(s).
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