Category Archives: adventure

Holland. Part II

  More of the Holland I saw… The cheese… Oh, Lordy.. THE CHEESE.  I brought like 4 rounds home in my suitcase. The Het Jonge Schaap capwinder sawmill.  This kinda blew my mind. A working sawmill… and grasping the concept of wind power.   This is the wooden shoe factory… Again, I was pretty much […]

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Holland + Belgium

So, I truly do not enjoy taking photos of landscapes. I love looking at them but I find it quite challenging to photograph things without people. How the heck do you landscape photogs do it?! Anyway… here are a few of the lovely sights I stumbled across while in Holland and Belgium. Just a peek […]

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Fleeing the Country…

  This is my public out of office reply. I’m heading to Holland this evening to kick off wedding season Netherlands style.  Given the distance, I am taking a few extra days to explore before the wedding, but will be back in the saddle May 11, 2011. If I can blog, I will.  But until […]

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Italy [part 1]

*note* My apologies for the small photos. Since I do not have my laptop, we will have to settle for smaller photos than normal but I will replace them when I return to the states. In the meantime…. It’s nearly 1am and I am exhausted. There will be more stories to come but we are […]

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San Miguel de Allende :: in Color

… and here are a few more images from the trip in COLOR!   The streets of Guanajuato MX The driving streets of Guanajuato are all under the city. They are old aqueducts! The view from my room in GTO Universidad de Guanajuato Piles and Piles of chicken feet…… yum? Callejon de besos. The kissing […]

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San Miguel de Allende :: in Black & White

I spent last week in sunny beautiful Mexico. Throughout my wedding career I have had the pleasure of traveling to Mexico for several weddings but nothing was like this trip. I was proffered to see the REAL Mexico instead of the “resort-style” Mexico I was so used to. We ended up DRIVING down to San […]

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ORY-GUN.

Living in New England, I am in constant awe of my surroundings. the beauty. the grandeur. the history. the culture. I simply cannot get enough. A few Boston friends often exclaim that they’ve grown up there so its ‘old news’ and don’t quite understand the wide-eyed excitement I experience every time I walk outside or […]

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**Hint Hint**

Dear Mom & Dad, We go over this every year… and every year I leave you exasperated and utterly frustrated that I COMPLETELY REFUSE to give you a Christmas List. I understand you want to play it ‘safe’ and ensure I get gifts I actually like, but I’m a hopelessly stubborn mule and continue to […]

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Vermont

After my wedding this weekend I went up to Vermont to take in the beautiful fall foliage. What was supposed to be a day trip turned into an overnight trip complete with…um…”interesting” hotel. I said something along the lines of “Nothing says ‘seedy motel’ like a dented padded headboard” hahaanyway… everything here in the Northeast […]

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Spontaneous Random Adventure

Wednesday’s text message conversation went something like this: me: So, I know this is last minute but it looks like my Connecticut trip got rescheduled… wanna run away together?friend: YES! me: perfect, lets go.friend: want to go buy some firewood and tent it up in Andover?me: YUP!! It was as easy as that. We grabbed […]

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Roadie

In the crazy life of Shyla I have held many titles, but over the next 6 weeks I will add another fun experience to my repertoire… Roadie. _____________________ROADIE(n:) The road crew (or roadies) are the assistants who travel with a band photographers on tour, usually in sleeper buses, and handle every part of the concert […]

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Life is good.

very good. despite a tumultuous few days, it is a wonderful blessed life and I still enjoy every minute of it. I always find solace in nature so when life started to throw a few curve balls, I decided to take a few hours and just regroup. Sooo, I drug myself out of bed at […]

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Another one bites the dust…

I’ve officially converted another West Coaster to the North East! Meet Erik. The sax playin’, bass groovin’, kid lovin’, adventurist extraordinaire. Erik lives in Denver but we went to college together in SoCal. He graduated my freshman year so we never really knew eachother until he went off to start an Orphanage in Mexico. It […]

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Maho Bay

I just spent the week in the Carribbean… living the rough life. You know how it goes… 😉 I was there shooting a wedding with my lovely new adventure buddy Katie Thurmes. We shot an awesome wedding but you’ll have to wait for those images because there are just waaaaay too many to put in […]

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The Great Eastern Migration!

click. click. click. click.if you are anything like me, you love roller coasters. Even though my first rollercoaster involved me being 8 years old, screaming at the top of my lungs, and sucker punching my mother who made we embark on such a traumatic experience. I have since developed a deep love for the thrill, […]

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