Rachel Jenae

Thanksgiving 2015

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2014 Year in Review

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This time last year I was spending time with my grandmother in her last days here on earth.  It was the hardest and sweetest moments wrapped up in one.  Watching her “let go” of this life and watching her family … Continue reading

“Being a Tankersley”

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I’ve thought a lot about the word legacy this year. Two family trees collided at my parents and they brought together two distinct lines of inheritance that carry quite the legacy. I think about what I will tell my children … Continue reading

2013 Year in Review

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My dad use to say that one of our biggest weaknesses as humans is our innate ability to remember and forget. We tend to harbor and remember selective moments, while forgetting to celebrate and rejoice in all the others. A … Continue reading

A Christmas I’ll Never Forget

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It was a Christmas I’ll never forget. Reminiscent of childhood memories, relived through the next generation. Bodies sleeping in every tiny bit of floor space scattered throughout the house. The kitchen a constant gathering and the counters always filled with … Continue reading

This too will be Beautiful

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I’ll never fully be able to put into words the last few days. When God says He has a Christmas gift for you He goes far above and beyond what we could think in terms of “gifts”. We see so … Continue reading

A Christmas Gift

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“For this reason I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, from whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named, that He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be … Continue reading

Arizona Family Reunion

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Another family reunion was upon us as we made the treck across the midwest to my great birth state, Arizona. Time with family is never boring, especially around a clan that hasn’t been together in years. New kiddos springing up … Continue reading

Illinois Family Reunion

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A year ago on 6/13 my grandmother (who is now 81) was in a head-on collision where the other passenger died. Her legs were crushed in the impact, amidst many other broken bones. The doctors were pessimistic about her recovery, … Continue reading

17 Days

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The Holiday Catch-up!

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! I’ve taken a short hiatus from blogging to simply unplug and be with family and friends over the holidays which has left me completely refreshed and energized for the new year. So much of … Continue reading

Learn

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Every shoot is different.  Every shoot has its challenges. Every shoot has its surprises. Preparing for a shoot has been a growing process over many years.  The surprises are less, the challenges are less. Understanding the comings and goings of … Continue reading

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