Honoring Fred Dusel

Honoring Fred Dusel

“It is my desire that people viewing my pictures will find that quiet, contemplative part of themselves. A place that allows them to feel some degree of peace in the midst of a storm." If you’ve taken the time to carefully view his photographs, I believe you’ll discover what he hoped you’d see: peace.

Confessions of A Grieving Parent

Confessions of A Grieving Parent

I think most people who have not dealt with direct loss of a child tend to believe that the overwhelming emotion tied to grief is sadness. I can confirm that I only wish that grief could be defined so simply. Grief is a powerful cocktail of emotions that - at times - become all consuming.

The Holiday Guest

The Holiday Guest

Grief is the price of deeply loving someone. Grief’s presence is a testament to the endless love I felt for my son - and that love has to have somewhere to go - it didn’t  end when his life ended. The fact that I am feeling such a deficit in grief’s presence is a celebration of how blessed I’ve been, to have someone for whom I grieve so fully. The love for a lost son pouring out of my soul with nowhere to go - so it materializes in tears.