Every time we go visit our family in Texas, we make a special point to offer family photography sessions in Beaumont. We have so many friends in the area, and they are always so encouraging of us and our work, so we spend a portion of our holidays… working! But we love it, and we love this family in particular!
Ashley was Carly’s roommate in her last year of university at Lamar University. These two met in art school and studied art history together before Ashley made the big switch to the nursing department to become a labour and delivery RN. That final year of university was a big one for these two… Ashley started dating Ryan… annnnnnd I (Carly) may have played match maker a little bit. I was taking a statistics class in my last year of school, and not having a good grasp on this subject I had Ryan tutor me (since he was working on his doctorate of statistics before we met)… and I basically made Ashley come with me to our study sessions, so that these two could rub elbows.
Ashley always said, “Ryan is husband material.” A little bit older, and wiser and with a career already in place, she knew if she dated him where this love affair would lead. And I am so happy that my most logical dear friend decided to give her heart to this man. He is one of the most steady, sure, and reliable men you will ever meet, and among the most godly.
Ryan and Ashley were married just two months after Josh and I, and so our journey as married couples have been around the same stage, and it’s been so awesome getting to share our lives with these two even if it’s over thousands of miles and we only see each other every few years. We are so blessed to be able to watch their children grow, and form friendships with our own…
So these two wanted to have a little mini-family session… which was supposed to be 30 minutes… but you know how it goes… we love these guys so much and had so much fun… this session ran over a tad…
Enjoy this colourful downtown Beaumont, Texas family photography session!
Be blessed Bowlings!
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