These photos have been a long time coming. Last Thanksgiving I coerced my brother into wardrobe consultation and set styling for me, Anna into modeling, cousin Becky held extra gear, and Aunt Mimi, Jon and Kim carted furniture up to an ancient, abandoned mental hospital on the top of a hill in Athens, Ohio. Since then I've gone back over and over again to the over 700 photos we took over 2 days, and re-edited them a million times, trying new tricks and and changing my mind. With lots of other shoots coming up it's time to send a precious favorite few, finally, out into the world. We had an absolute blast with the location, the outfits, and lots of props that didn't end up making it into all the pictures (we had vintage satchels, birdcages, a book of Audubon's bird plates, tartan wool blankets and more). Anna was a super and sometimes saucy little model and we're already planning more fun for her and other senior cousins this fall!