I was 11 when my Mom gave me a page on her website. It was my first blog – a space all my own to write, create, show up. This was followed by a slew of other websites and creative ventures. Some I killed by poorly executed coding, others simply faded as I grew up. But that first page that I showed up for, carefully typing away on my Mom’s 10″ Dell laptop has stuck with me.
And here we are today. I’ve spent more than half of my life writing and creating with the intent to share. So, in a sense, this feels like the most natural thing.
But, even still, I was wide awake at 3am this morning, wondering if I should pull the plug, brush it off, and settle back into safe. I like safe. And I have experience a lot of success being safe and growing my photography business. But I think there is more to my story than safety in success. I want to be bold. I want to be brave. I want to show up in this world. And quite honestly, I have missed writing and sharing more of my creative loves beyond breathtaking weddings.
So, here I am, and welcome to Elemuse. Beauty in the mundane.
My hope for this space is to bring more beauty into the everyday; and to call forth the beauty that already exists, hidden and overlooked.
I want to encourage you to celebrate things the things we often hide away and brush off as being frivolous and silly. And I want you to realize how deeply the world needs the beauty you have to offer.
And I promise to show up with authenticity and vulnerability as together we explore beauty in the mundane.
Will you join me?