Category Archives: Women

SmartyPants Turns 2!

I remember the day SmartyPants opened two years ago.  My son was one year old and I thought that I had hit the jackpot — this is in OUR neighborhood!  And indeed it has been a ray of sunshine on rainy … Continue reading

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she inspires continues …

I’ve always wanted to continue the She Inspires project beyond 365.  I realized recently that in a way I do: my work as a freelance photographer and documentary producer has given me the opportunity to travel around the world, mostly … Continue reading

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Kickstarter Fundraising Campaign Launched

On Monday, April 16th, a Kickstarter campaign was launched to raise $10,000 for She Inspires 365 THE BOOK! {Click here to go to the Kickstarter project page} If you’re not familiar with Kickstarter it’s an amazing platform created to help … Continue reading

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The Last Day of the Yearlong Project

Day 365: WOW!  It was such a rush just to type that number – 365 photographs posted with not one day missed throughout the entire last year.  And today, for no reason other than I met her and she was … Continue reading

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Day 364: “What inspires me: The love I have for my closest friends and family.  The kindness and warmth that comes with that love, and the profound desire to care and be cared for by those you love and whom … Continue reading

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Day 363: I met Patsy in 2007 when The Department of Justice bestowed upon her the Special Courage Award, and a few weeks later the FBI honored her with their Strength of the Human Spirit Award for her continued efforts … Continue reading

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Day 362: “I love marketing for Eco Friendly Foods because I like bringing fresh, healthy meats and eggs to my customers.  And I’ve met the most wonderful people! (i.e. Reg)” – Stacy Hecker, Marketing Director for Eco Friendly Foods, photographed … Continue reading

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Day 361: “I am inspired by life itself and all the beautiful things life has to offer.  There are many places to go to and people to see, so every day that I wake, I just look forward to seeing … Continue reading

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Day 360: Today I visited Iver’s pre-school class in Washington, D.C. where I met 19 children ages 2-5.  Their angelic faces lit up like Christmas trees whenever “Ms. Ricks” walked into their field of view.  The atmosphere was energetic yet … Continue reading

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