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in loving memory of
Oliver Yu-An Nam
Feb 1 - May 20 2014

 

PETIT PARIS

bonjour! this is where I document my life with my family, things we like to do, places we like to go and random things that inspire and make me happy.

for Oliver's story click here.

Sunday
Feb122017

Miami 

Wynwood Art walk in Miami.

so good for my soul. 

Friday
Aug052016

Giant #3

Zhang Huan's Giant #3 at Fondation Louis Vuitton.

modern art confuses me. 

Wednesday
Aug032016

Les Nymphéas

gasping at the sight of Monet's Water Lilies at Musée de l'Orangerie

Sunday
Jul032016

buonanotte

sunset in Florence, Italy.

Tuesday
Apr122016

morning selfie

Satellite Beach, FL. 

Tuesday
Jun092015

These Birds Walk

a few days ago I found a note while cleaning up my old camera bag. on the back of a folded copy of Leena Grover's "Trial of the Child Soldier: Protecting the Rights of the Accused", he wrote "search: foreign policy", his website, and his name, Omar Mullick. I didn't know who he was then. we talked for only a few minutes. about photography, film cameras. and that he had just received a Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program grant for his next project on Abdul Sattar Edhi.

photo by Omar Mullick & Bassam Tariq

watch the trailer here.

Tuesday
Jun092015

Une Fleur Une Vie

I volunteered for non-profit Naître et Vivre and photographed Une Fleur Une Vie last month, an event aimed at raising awareness of pregnancy and baby loss and honoring babies gone too soon.

you can watch a clip here.

Monday
Mar022015

breathing

heading home after a couple of days in Normandy with my boys. and although there were many moments when I felt like my heart just couldn't bear the sadness (the last time I was here with them on my own I was pregnant with Oliver), we had a beautiful, wonderful time. and for this I am so grateful.

an inspiring piece by my friend Gal Adam Spinrad.

Saturday
Feb142015

happy Valentine's Day baby monkey

our Valentine's Day message for Oliver, displayed on the city's illuminated public information boards today.

we love you and miss you sweet angel, so much. every day.

Monday
Nov242014

I'm the one who waits now

a photo op in front of the big wheel at Place de la Concorde while walking through the Christmas market on the Champs-Elysées this past weekend.

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