Stacey Kohler, 54

“I do not feel old at all. In fact, I feel younger inside because I don’t sweat the small stuff anymore at all!”

Laid back, easygoing, and real, Stacey embraces being sure of herself and not caring what other people think of her. Her inner spirit and her four boys have influenced her the most throughout her life. Stacey tries to find humor in unhumorous situations, and uses it to help her stay calm in stressful situations. 

She finds joy in experiencing all the wisdom life has taught her: “I actually had a light bulb moment when I was in my mid 20’s. I woke up one day and thought to myself that I wasn’t going to let the past or another person ever dictate the rest of my life. I felt free and got rid of a lot of negative b.s.!”

In the future, Stacey wants to stay physically and mentally strong so she can be “the best grandma ever.” She has been married for 26 years, and is looking forward to grandkids.

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I’M  RACHEL.

I take portraits of brilliant people being fancy.

Photographer Rachel Hadiashar is based out of a bright and airy studio space in Sherwood, Oregon, where she co-creates spirited and elegant images to showcase a client’s best self.
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