• Craving

    Well, I just looked at the weather report for the next 10 days, which has me craving stuff like this more than a gigantic smothered breakfast burrito the size of a football. Yum. Maybe I

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  • A few thoughts at 40

    Hey There. Long time no write. Which means it’s time to just regurgitate some thoughts. Also writing the perfect blog post intro takes so much time sometimes that it keeps me from even starting a

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  • Hello, Dahlia

    Dahlias after some rain. Wow, these nuggets are photogenic. Somehow, when researching the farms that sell Dahlias at Pike Place Market, I stumbled on a link to a place called The Dahlia Barn. This then

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  • Snaps of Summer

    To say this summer’s been different would be an understatement. But that doesn’t mean it hasn’t been special in its own way. It’s been the summer of slowing down, simplifying, and just seeing what each

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  • Flower Stalls

    Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “The world laughs in flowers.” Well, we all could use a laugh. I mean, it’s one of nature’s best medicines. So, here are some up-close and personal views of a few

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  • Scenes from Home

    I’ll admit it, photographing around our home is not my forté, and figuring out how to take pics these past 9, or 127 weeks, has me wanting to bang my head against a wall at

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  • Sniffspots For The Win

    There’s an app/service/brilliant thing out there that’s immensely helped my life since I learned about it last year. It’s called Sniffspot. Think Airbnb, but with people’s acreage where they let you take your dog. Some

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  • Happy Lei Day

    Lei Day couldn’t come at a better time…it’s such an amazing day to simply appreciate nature, slow down, and create something beautiful to give to someone. Seriously, is there anything you can make someone that’s

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  • Just a glimpse

    I’ve never really attempted to take a picture while painting and get asked for them from time to time. So here’s an attempt at a few. Of course, they’re made better when a certain kiddo

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  • Color Therapy. Sort Of.

    The way colors interact has always been super interesting. Ok colors in general are. But let me explain. In painting – when you want to make some blues really pop, you add a splash of

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