Communion...Focusing on Childhood's Moments

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Two years ago, I moved back to my old stomping grounds. Over those two years’ time, I bumped into an old high school friend at Target (twice), at Five Below, in the Whole Foods parking Lot, and probably other times I’m not recalling at the moment.

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Sometimes the universe gives you a sign, other times it gives you a flashing neon billboard.
Each time we met ‘by chance’, we talked about where life had brought us in the last two and a half decades. One thing we agreed on is that even though in our cough40scough, we still feel young at heart.
That’s what made it even better to meet her daughter. I still can’t believe we are old enough to have made ‘little people’. 

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Finally, at our bajillionth chance meeting, my friend told me she’d seen (and loved) my work, and wanted me to commemorate her daughter’s communion. How could I not?

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We spent the afternoon at their house, at the church, and down by the banks of a local river.
We played with bubbles, colored fog, and even decided to get Layla (the family dog) in on the fun. The afternoon flew by so quickly!

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All in all, it was a treat. My clients are like family to me, whether I’ve known you a week, or twenty five years. Being able to capture special memories is my job; but it feels more like a gift.