I believe it was W.C. Fields who said “Never work with children or animals,” but I love working with both.
The day after our new president was inaugurated, I marched in Washington, D.C with over 500,000 others to protest Donald Trump.
Mothers, husbands, wives, sons, daughters and grandparents joined together in solidarity.
There were clever signs, songs, and love between all who participated in something so huge.
Thousands wore pink “pussy hats” tirelessly knitted by many to symbolize Donald Trump’s crude phrases that went viral on Access Hollywood. We met on planes and trains and in subways, and metro stations, chanting in defiance.
The marches took place in cities across the country and around the world.
We marched to protect our civil and reproductive rights.
We marched to make our voices heard.
And in the process, we grew stronger, and our voices louder.
Many brave souls took the Polar Bear Plunge this New Year’s Day, to benefit East Hampton food pantries.
While the air temperature was a mere 2 degrees higher than the water temperature, fearless swimmers bounded into the surf while more sane bystanders stood by and photographed the event.
Needless to say, swimmers came out a lot faster than they went in!
I had the pleasure of photographing Nancy and Jeff for their engagement several years ago, and was very excited to be able to capture them again in the last few weeks of pregnancy.
Not only is Nancy glowing, but Jeff is beaming as well. They are both so excited for this next chapter in life!
Every day Jeff reads to the baby from a children’s book, making sure she (yes, it’s a she…) will recognize his voice when she emerges.
Nancy is the calmest expectant mother I have seen, and their love is stronger now than ever.
Next up: The Newborn!!
Since the death of Fidel Castro, I have been combing through my archives of Cuban photos, and have found some interesting work I have not yet posted.
It is fun to go back and edit work after a period of time, and often you see it with fresh eyes.