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    Rectifying the Pieces of Myself

    Dena July 5, 2016

    “You are not your wounds.” –Charlotte Brontë I once heard it said that we can not know ourselves until we reach our thirties; that all of the years before then, we are simply becoming and getting to know. Then, in our thirties we come into who we are completely, for the first time we see ourselves in an unadulterated light. For the first time, the opinions of others and all…

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  • Trees in Winter

    Dena November 25, 2014

    “I realise there’s something incredibly honest about trees in winter, how they’re experts at letting things go.” –Jeffrey McDaniel The trees are bare. The warm autumn blaze has passed. The landscape is cold and barren. Now it is up to us to make it warm…

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  • Reflection in May

    Dena May 22, 2014

    The past few weeks have been non-stop. I’ve been really busy in good ways. Last weekend, I shot a beautiful wedding on Friday, did head shots for a recently published author on Saturday. On Sunday, we spent all day working in the yard. This week,…

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  • Defined

    Dena March 10, 2014

    “It isn’t what we say or think that defines us, but what we do.” –Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility In other words, talk is cheap. When I look back on my life, and define this time in it, I know what I want to say.…

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