I am a portrait photographer, graphic designer, creator extraordinaire. I suppose I am dabbling in writing too 😊 | Based in Evansville, IN | I am 721vanessa Photography | www.721vanessa.com
I'M SELF PUBLISHING A PHOTO BOOK AND I NEED YOUR HELP! What is #heartshapedeverything #721? A few months after tragically losing my dad, I found a heart shaped rock on my 21st birthday. I saw the numbers 7:21, $721, HWY 721, license plates with 721 EVERYWHERE. My dad passed away on 7-21-06. I kept finding heart shaped rocks and eventually it turned into heart shaped everything. All of these "little" things were BIG in my stages of grief. I'm definitely a spiritual person and to me... these were all big signs.
Brain Training for the Highly Sensitive Person
When you first read "Highly Sensitive Person" what are your first thoughts on the meaning of this label? Do you think you have to walk on eggshells? Do you feel like someone is a "sissy", "overly sensitive", "can't take bad news", etc?
Highly Sensitive People: Superpower vs. Burden
I’ve always felt out of place. As if no one quite understood me and the things I would see or say were misunderstood. Almost to the point of feeling like they didn’t believe me. I could sense it because I observed their behavior and noticed a change in their tone. It was subtle, but it was there. So many times when I wondered why. Why is the world the way that it is? The universe is such a mystery filled with wonder.
Clouds of Smog.
The day started out like any other day, only it wasn't any other day. It was really far from any other day. Sure, the sun rose and the birds chirped but the sky was foggy and gray. You could see bits and pieces of ash drift through the air like rain. I should know, the roof of my house was gone. I could clearly see the not-so-clear sky directly above me as I gazed from my bedroom. Or, what used to be my bedroom...
Imperfect Foods: and Why I Love Them
I was 30 seconds away from signing up with Misfits Market when a friend mentioned that you don’t have a lot of flexibility with choosing your items. She recommended Imperfect Foods. I’ll be honest, I had not heard of either of these companies. While I don’t have any first hand experience with Misfits Market, word of mouth typically affects my decision making unless I have my own experiences to attribute.
Fashionista? Nope, not really.
Let us start with this amazing song. Whether you like the song or not...I need you to watch it long enough to see Mariah Carey’s outfit. I tried to find a high quality image of it on the webs of the internet and was unsuccessful. So here we are!
8th Grade Grad Wins a Trip to NYC from a Scratch- Off Ticket
Ok, so maybe I created the scratch off ticket and really it was an 8th grade graduation gift... but either way we both won...because neither of us had been to the Big Apple. We're from a small town in Evansville, IN (Population: 118,588 -2019). The closest we've gotten to New York City is Chicago. We LOVE visiting downtown Chicago.
Here Birdy Birdy
In my previous article: I talked about my squirrel friends. Here we look at my bird friends! This was recorded with my iPhone tucked away between a tree branch...notice the epic fail at the end as it falls (thankfully into a soft pot of soil LOL).