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~ these past few days have been days of reflection for me.  I have said it so many times here, that I can’t believe how fast time seems to go!  It seems like just yesterday that my dear friends were asking me to take pictures at their wedding – my first wedding. at the same […]

. . . an irish wedding blessing . . .

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    A look can say a thousand things. You know it’s true. I know that you have given and received them. I’ve given many a look in my day and I expect the recipient to interpret my meaning when they get “the look.”   There’s the look that says, “Do not mess with me […]

All I Want Is You

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Congratulations to Joe and Holly Glennon!!!! ~ I loved you since the very first day When I caught you looking my way I smiled and just knew it     And up until you came along No one ever heard my song Now it’s climbing with a bullet It’s nice to have someone so honestly […]

. . . without you . . .

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~ I have to admit – I have been a bit selfish with this wedding – keeping it all for myself . . .   ~ If you know me, you know I am all about a good party! Well, we have been traveling so much with weddings, that when we finally get a “local” […]

. . . worth the wait . . .

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~ every time i send an e-mail, i wonder why in the world i chose such a long name to represent our photography business . . . every time i am talking with someone, and they ask, “patrick photography?” and i have to answer “no.  PATCHWORK – like a quilt,” i wonder, what was i […]

. . . why patchwork photography? . . .

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~ these past weeks, i have been reminded how fast life seems to go – from my past clients. many of you may know, but i fell in love with photography through my love of people. starting with my own children, moving into other families, until friends that love and trusted me pulled me into […]

. . . a match made in Heaven . . .

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there is something wonderful about a secret ~ there is something wonderful about sharing something – just the two of you . . . ~ there is something exciting about crawling under the covers with my husband at night and whispering about our day . . . we don’t want to wake the baby . […]

. . .the purple box . . .

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  08.15.2011  Emily Beck   ~   ~   When I get a bad case of nostalgia or severe boredom, I start digging through my mother’s closet and looking at her old photo albums. There are pictures of her young adult life, my brother’s and my early childhood and of course, the occasional naked baby […]

. . . stories . . . that last.