Category Archives: miscellaneous

Preserve Restaurant coming soon Annapolis!

I had the pleasure of interviewing Jeremy and Michelle Hoffman, the owners of downtown Annapolis’s new restaurantView full post »

rusted root

The band had nothing to do with these photos, but I loved them in college.  I took this series of photos when I wasView full post »

Thank you for your service

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but toView full post »

summer 2013

best  friends  &  summer,  go hand in hand. xxoo, tbView full post »


I dream about magnolias in June and I’m wishing I was there. ~ Harry Connick Jr.   I just returned fromView full post »

springtime is for jumping rope

Chalk, hopscotch, hula hoop and warm sunny days (unless you live in MN – sorry!)  mean only one thing.View full post »


Race day.  I never understood what the hype and excitement was all about –  until I lived it.  As aView full post »

a must read!

A good friend of mine (ssshhhhh I promised her I wouldn’t say which one!) recently wrote her debut novel underView full post »

a first for tara bandes photography

Let me begin by saying I am not a wedding photographer.  When someone contacts me to photograph their wedding, I referView full post »


I’ve been really good.   Just in case. You were wondering. happy holidays! xxoo, tbView full post »

New Orleans and all that jazz

“Yes, a dark time passed over this land, but now there is something like light.”  – Dave Eggers, Zeitoun NewView full post »

Seeing Pink

Laura and Eric are going to have a baby in the next few weeks!  A little girl.  Laura was born to be a mom andView full post »

cherry blossoms

Every year people come from all over the world to see the DC cherry blossoms in full bloom as they light up the TidalView full post »

Happy St. Patty’s Day!

I grew up outside of Chicago and every St. Patrick’s Day I always remember the huge celebration that ChicagoView full post »

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