Today marks ten years being married to my lovely wife, Julia. It’s been a most unusual ten years, and for that I am grateful.

I took this photo* about 10 years ago outside of the Woods Gerry building. We had just moved to Providence, Rhode Island a few months after getting married. It was definitely the most trying and fulfilling move we could have made. She finished her photography degree at RISD, and I continued a roundabout journey into the design field of which I had just discovered.

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Below are some thoughts (in no particular order) on relationships and life in general:

(The above photo was taken with a twin-lens medium format Rollop camera. As you might have guessed, I have very long arms. And I still wear that shirt.)