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Just have to share this one shot from Mel & JP’s engagement session.  These two are sassy, fun and energetic.  Their engagement session was all of that as well, fueled by a bit of whiskey maybe.  ;0)

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It was 2015.  He was the course doctor at the PGA tour at Whistling Straits.  She was his new-ish girlfriend enjoying the views on the course, the gameplay of the pros and the warm sunshine.  There were benefits to dating Ashok, many of which seemed to revolve around awesome sporting events and even more awesome venues […]

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Every once in awhile I catch a glimpse of something I wouldn’t usually do.  If I’m feeling bold, I’ll go down that path creatively.  I’m often surprised by where this takes me – sometimes good, sometimes bad.  This time, it was good.

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To step foot on the land that Carrie & Ron have purchased is to know them.  It is overflowing in features; rolling hills, magnificent positioning in the sun’s path, white rustic fence, long drive, remote and rural feel, open expanses of fields, untamed wildness, and the twinkle of both their eyes – a white clad […]

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Theirs is a story straight out of a movie script.  A concert with friends led to a kismet meeting between the two groups, and more so between Elise & Dan.  An after party at what they thought was a mutual friend’s house, turned out to be just random for them both.  And not just random, […]

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They met among the rolling hills and endless roads of a group bike tour in Estonia.  He had a gentle nature she appreciated, she was full of wit and maybe a splash of sass, which kept him on his toes.  They were both connected back in Chicago; to other loves.  Friends they became, and pedaled […]

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When you are in high school, getting the attention of the guy is a little round-a-bout.  You flirt, you take the long route, you find ways to be where she might be.  You plan outfits, figure out ways to be interested, choose just the right hair style to appear effortless.  Only to have it all […]

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He had recently put the finishing touches on his lake home in Lake Beulah.  It was exactly as he wanted it, and he stood out on the peninsula that jutted out into the waters, looking at the lakeshore surrounding him, the sun getting lower over the treeline, surveying his handi-work. The breeze whipped past him […]

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The snow crunched under their feet.  He swung her arm a bit and they continued along the trail.  It was a lovely way to start the day; hiking the Oak Leaf trail surrounded by the last snow of the season.  She knew she’d appreciate the extra Kyle time later that day at work, but right now she […]

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Sometimes you are looking in all the wrong places.  Sometimes you get knocked over with the realization that what you’ve been seeking has been right in front of you all along.  That’s Annie & Mike.  They met freshman year of college.  He was a floundering teenager spreading his wings for the first time.  She says […]

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