Hello rain.

Rain drizzling against a window. Records of Life. A collection of photographs by Lauren Odell Usher Sharpton

Guess I shouldn’t be surprised to see you again. by

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The Red Bed

scrunched up red bed sheets

It’s amazing what new vantage points you’ll find for a photograph as you chase a 15 month old around the house. I found this composition as I watched my little one climb up and down the bed to pet the dog. by

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I’m liberating my art.

Postcard reproductions of my latest art project

This year I was happy to discover and join Liberate Your Art. It combines two of my favorite things: mail and art! I also agree that we need more art in the world and I can’t wait to see what other folks around the globe have been up to in their art studios. I’m...

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All we have is now.

The past is a ghost, the future a dream. All we have is now. - Bill Cosby Quote


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Buying groceries never felt so good.

My mom and me on Art Break Day 2013!

I am becoming my mother. When I was a kid, I never quite understood why my mom and I had to walk down every single aisle every single time we went to the grocery store. Now I get it. I take me son to the grocery store, not just to refill the fridge, but...

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Toy Aftermath

A playpen after a baby attack

It’s funny that someone so small can make such a big impact. by

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