Life in The Fairmount – Our Porchtrait Project – Meet Shannon and Augie over in the 1900 block of S Adams Street

Life in The Fairmount – Our Porchtrait Project

I loved meeting Shannon and Augie over in the 1900 block of S Adams Street and taking their Porchtrait!

We worked really hard to get a image where Augie was looking at the camera but in the end… I was no competition for any dog that drifted by!

When I asked Shannon my Porchtrait Project question’s about life during Shelter In Place, here is what she had to say….

What’s been the most difficult thing for you about shelter in place/social distancing? 

It’s been difficult not getting together with my friends who live down the street. We normally cook dinner together at least once a week, and I’ve missed preparing and sharing meals with them. Facetime dinners have helped.

What do you miss the most during Shelter in Place?

I miss hugging my parents. Everything seems a little less scary after a hug from mom and dad.

What do you look forward to the most? 

I look forward to my work schedule going back to normal. To help fill the needs of my hospital, I’ve been working odd hours. I’ve never worked a 12-hour shift or worked overnight before, so that’s been a big adjustment. Being able to grab a beer at Rahr again won’t hurt either.

How long have you lived in Fairmount? 

I’ve lived in Fairmount for over two years, and I wouldn’t want to be anywhere else right now. I fell in love with Fort Worth while going to TCU. I had to leave for graduate school but moved to Fairmount as soon as possible. 

Share your favorite thing about living in Fairmount?

I love the community and willingness to help. My dog really should be named after Steve McQueen. One morning before work, I was distraught that he got out of the backyard. Within minutes of posting in the Facebook group, a man I’ve never met offered his time to help look for him. I was so touched!

What is your favorite business in Fairmount? (And why)

My favorite business is Southside Muay Thai / Turbo’s Fight Fit. I’ve missed the consistency and structure of going to the gym after work. I was really proud of the routine I established and the progress I made in my endurance. We’ve been doing Zoom workouts, but nothing is quite the same as getting together and working hard in the same place.

What kind of work do you do? 

I’m a registered dietitian at a hospital in the area.

To meet all your neighbors who have participated in the Fairmount Porchtrait Project go to https://capturinggrace.org/capturinggrace/tag/the-fairmount-porchtrait-project/

Shot on a Leica Q2

Message me if you’d like to be included in the Fairmount Porchrait Project! 

This is a love gift from my heart to this amazing community that we live in. For those who can, you can make a donation to the non profit that I donate my time too, Capturing Grace. 

You can learn more about my work at www.capturinggrace.org

Why I started Capturing Grace – https://wp.me/P9Ktas-5

To Donate – https://capturinggrace.org/donate/

I will provide you with a link to your full resolution photographs within a week of our shoot.

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About the Photographer – I’m Ronnie Mosley, my wife Carol and I have lived in the Fairmount almost three years in the 1500 block of College Ave. My wife is the best neighbor anyone could hope for; I love people through the lens of my camera and Carol loves them with acts of kindness.

I have photographed in over 40 countries during the last five years, telling the stories of people who are making a difference in the lives of orphans, vulnerable children and people in poverty. 

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