Our family pictures taken by the AWESOME Rae of Light Photography, edited by me! First family pics in 4 years shame on me!!! Come look and leave some love
11 years ago today the United States and the world were forever changed. 11 years sounds like such a long time, my oldest was just 8 months old and now is in 6th grade; but I can so vividly remember the events that occurred on that day. I was at school just leaving my Sociology class and all of the tv’s in the school were turned to Good Morning America. Everyone just froze and started watching assuming it was a horrible accident. The loud speaker came on telling everyone that school (college by the way) was still continuing and 9AM classes were starting so I headed to Forensic Anthropology. After class at 9:50 the halls were again filled with people. Good Morning America was replaying the 2nd plane crashing into the towers and talking about the plane crashing into the Pentagon. They were talking about terrorist attacks and we were all freaking out. They were talking about how the national grid could be targeted and since my school was about 2 miles from the Niagara Falls Hydro plant we were all scared about bombs being dropped and all kinds of crazy stuff. They still did not close the school but there was no way I was going to stay there. I had an 8 month old and was terrified.
I drove home to my fiance and daughter and we watched tv all day long. Tears running down our face, lots of anger brewing inside of us, confusion on how people could hate other people so much to just take their lives. Just thinking back on that day stirs up so much emotion in me today. Though I was not directly impacted by loosing a loved one 9/11 changed the course of my little families lives entirely.
On this day and everyday we should be thankful for the men and women who sacrifice so much to serve our country. They are amazing children, and parents and brothers and sisters and friends and so much more. They deserve so much more than just a thank you.
That’s what her friends call her. This pretty little lady has changed so much since her newborn session. What hasn’t changed is how gorgeous this family is!
I am currently booking family sessions for the fall starting at $99. If you’d like to check family photos off your list give me a call or shoot me an email and we’ll get you all set up;) Space is extremely limited!