My niece recently turned 5 and I found myself at another one of her birthday parties. I don’t have children of my own, so these gatherings are rare for me, unlike the parents in attendance at this party who seem to go to one or two every weekend. You may recall I photographed Emerson’s 4th [...]
My niece recently celebrated her birthday at Chuck E. Cheese’s. The dark, dank den of arcade games and animatronic entertainment that I remember fondly from my youth has been replaced by a much brighter, more sterile franchise. The lighting is what kills me. The best part of 1980s Chuck E. Cheese’s was that you got [...]
After a harrowing pregnancy, my nephew was born last week. His name is Ryder Jack Golden and when he grows up, he will play baseball.
The following images represent the most significant personal events of my year, from the death of my grandfather, to my Lasik surgery , to meeting my remarkable boyfriend and moving to Los Angeles.
In my earliest memories, I recall a man with a gigantic video camera on his shoulder. My grandfather, Perry Golden, was the self-designated cameraman for the decades-long saga that was the Golden Family Experience. He filmed everything- every mundane hour of every family gathering. The cameras got smaller and better, but he eventually stopped shooting. [...]
I took a break from regular updates last week as the relations converged on the Golden household. The Gilmores came from Atlanta and LA to visit the Goldens who are all in DC. It was a perfect storm of ridiculousness that I managed to take in stride with a cocktail in one hand and a [...]