HOME AWAY  |  2014 - 2016

Soul work is not a high road.
It’s a deep fall
into an unforgiving darkness
that won’t let you go until
you find the song that
sings you home.
- McCall Erickson


Over the past few years, I have been exploring the thought of what it means to be a military family and what does the term “home” really mean when being displaced so frequently -- asking myself questions such as: What does home even mean to me? To my family? Does my physical dwelling define our home? Through all the relocations, have I ever truly felt home? Does my family being together define home? If so, what does that mean when my husband is deployed for nine months? What does that mean now that my oldest is living apart from us in another country, halfway around the world? 

HOME AWAY is a visual narrative of the feelings and emotions that a military family regularly experiences, while being interrupted, uprooted and displaced over and over again. Ultimately, it is a journey -- a journey of transition, acceptance and redefining a home away from home.