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I had an ice bandage wrapped around my right hand. How did I let this happen? How did I burn myself the morning of my first day of photography school! I was sitting on the passenger side of my new roommates car. Amanda was so poised and so ready to take on the world and […]

Life with YPP, The beginning, YP Life

June 13, 2019

How YPP Began Part I V

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Robert looked confused… He was sitting across from me at Gryphon Coffee when I opened this fancy box and pulled out a pair of beautiful pink wide framed glasses. “Why do you have glasses?!” he asked. I smiled and slid them on to my face. “How do I look!?” I responded as I posed across […]

Personal, YP Life

June 7, 2019

Keeping it Classy with Klassy Glasses

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It’s 4am. The bags are all packed and waiting downstairs. I woke up about a half hour ago and I am way too giddy to even attempt to go back to sleep. The entire street is quite and dark. The ceiling fan is slowly turning above me and it feels like I have been waiting […]

YP Life

May 16, 2019

Today, We Go!

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Can I tell you something? I don’t watch Game of Thrones. I probably shouldn’t admit it, but I just couldn’t get into it when it first aired. Maybe it’s because it came out when I was living in Israel before Netflix and Video Prime were a real thing. Maybe it’s because I have a hard […]

Life with YPP, Personal, YP Life

May 10, 2019

I may be one in a million…

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“You look like you are struggling” Robert said as he watched me grab a water glass from the cabinet Monday morning. I turned around and gave him a blank stare. It took me a second to register what he was saying. “Oh, I have a wedding hang over” I said matter of factly with my […]

Personal, words of the week, YP Life

May 2, 2019

The day after…

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September 2015 “ROBERT!” I shouted into the phone “The closest Starbucks is 37 minutes away!” It was my first day living in Western Massachusetts and I was appalled! How was I, the queen of the Dirty Chai Latte, going to make it through the entire 10 months of Photography School without a Starbucks right around […]

Personal, words of the week, YP Life

April 25, 2019

How I became a casual coffee drinker…

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Guys, I am lucky. As a small business owner, I don’t have the normal 9 – 5 schedule. I don’t have to be in a certain place for 40 hours a week. I don’t have to count my vacation days or call in when I’m sick. It is up to me to fit it all […]

Personal, YP Life

April 18, 2019

Waiting…

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“All the kids are staying up as late as they can before they pass out.” Shana, my sister, WhatsApped me. I laughed when I read the message. There is nothing like staying up for Passover Seder when you are a kid. Drinking what feels like galloons of grape juice, smelling the bitter horseradish but not […]

Personal, words of the week, YP Life

April 11, 2019

The Magic of Passover…

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“Let’s welcome Yael Pachino to the stage!” and everyone started to clap. I stood up from my seat in the back of the room. Took a deep breath in. I tried to smile as I walked up to the stage. The lights were bright. The clapping was loud and the butterflies in my stomach were […]

Personal, words of the week, YP Life

April 4, 2019

Facing my Fears

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“Do you see that girl in that picture?” Jon asked as he pointed to a rustic looking photo on the wall in their apartment building right outside of their front door. “That’s my grandmother. It’s my family’s apartment building.” He said as we walked down the stairs. I was in awe. Chevi and Jon, the […]

Engagements, words of the week, YP Life

March 29, 2019

An Early Spring Carl Schruz Park, New York Engagment Session: Chevi & Jon