I believe that everything starts by paying attention. Life is imperfect and any magical light we can bring into our day is worthy of our gratitude. Laughter and love, joy and celebrations slip into our lives with ease but learning to cope with the deep pain life brings to us is also necessary. I do this best with my camera, chasing down light, zooming in and out and pairing it all with truth. 

I live in Western Washington with my husband of 40+ years, in the home where we raised our three sons. We share that home now with our sweet beagle named Basil. 

Thank you so much for stopping by. 


 ©Cathy Sly 2017 

saturday || the wedding

day 268
it just isn't enough to say the day was perfect, 
because it was way beyond that. . . 
they spent the whole day surrounded by amazing friends who support
and love them both and it filled my heart so! 
as did families coming together, getting to know each other, 
laughing and sharing stories, celebrating our growing families and their love. 
feeling their love and respect for each other
makes me feel blessed to the very center of my being.
we celebrated, we laughed, we teared up a bit, we drank a few beers, 
ate amazing food and held them close. 
i told Gary my face hurt from smiling so much. . . 
yea, he said, it was pretty wonderful! 

and to think, it is just the beginning! 


sunday || week 39

friday || week 39