It has been hard to find the words to sum up 2018. Professionally, last year treated me pretty well. I love what I do and the people I work with. Personally, this past year was rough. I lost someone very close to me. It was sudden and unexpected and changed me forever – for the better I hope.
We finally got word a few weeks ago that we are moving back to San Diego! We’ll be back amongst family and friends and couldn’t be happier…but that bit of news also set in motion a series of events that cast our lives into chaos.
I have so much to be thankful for this Thanksgiving… family friends health meaningful work all of those who follow along with my adventures I wish you all a very…Read More
Happy New Year! Last week I shared my 10 favorite photographs of 2017. Today I took a look at the most popular articles on my website from 2017. My reviews…Read More
Looking Back on 2017 As 2017 comes to a close and I reflect on all that has transpired I realize it has been a pretty great year! Somehow I managed…Read More
Wishing you an abundance of joy and love this holiday season! Merry Christmas! SaveSave
Wishing you love and joy this Thanksgiving! I’m grateful for you! SaveSave
2016 was…interesting. As each new year dawns I like to take a look back at my photographic work and see what I produced for the year. I was pleased to see that…Read More
In past years I’ve taken the entire month of November to blog daily and count my blessings. These days, my blog is a bit more business than personal, but I…Read More
A bit of Monday Motivation to start your week off right… I came across this sign, whilst doing a bit of shopping in downtown San Luis Obispo, CA before I…Read More
I’m heartbroken. Not only by the attack in Nice, but by so many awful things happening around the world. I was in Paris for Bastille Day 16 years ago and…Read More
Wishing you and your family a happy and safe 4th of July!
To the best daddy a girl could ask for: Happy Father’s Day! The photos above were captured earlier this year when my folks came out to Virginia for a…Read More
Monday Motivation I decided to try something new this week. If you are anything like me, Mondays can be challenging. The weekend is never long enough and it can be…Read More
This photo was captured during my first visit to Hawaii in 2004.
Sometimes this daily blogging thing sneaks up on me. It is almost 10pm and I’m ready to wind down, but oops! I haven’t blogged yet! So, here I am. “Things…Read More
Today I am thankful for: A day with NO obligations* – my activities included relaxing on the sofa with my cat, lunch with a friend, and editing a few photos.…Read More
Happy Thanksgiving! Today (and every day) I am thankful for my awesome family. I’m blessed to have each one of them in my life.
Today I am thankful for a clean house – I spent most of the day giving my house a thorough cleaning and and though I’m exhausted this evening, it was well…Read More
After yesterday’s sewing victories I decided I was ready to take on a real project. I went shopping and came home with a pattern for a simple apron, adorable fabric…Read More
Today I am thankful for: New toys (aka a new version of Photomatix to play with!) The ability and time to share awesome photography-related stuff with my friends, family and…Read More
Today I am thankful for: The opportunity to help others with photography A fun afternoon & evening with my hubby including a stop at Paleo Treats – this place is…Read More
Today I am thankful for: Dessert (tonight’s yummy treat: fro-yo from my favorite yogurt shop) A little help from my GPS when an unexpected detour led me into an unfamiliar…Read More
The photo above was taken at the top of a 1/4 mile luge slide overlooking Big Bear Lake! Super fun! Today I am thankful for: A fantastic getaway for our…Read More
Whew…its late and I’m ready to go crawl into bed. This daily blogging thing can be tough! This week has been busy and shows no sign of slowing down…hence the…Read More
Today I am thankful for: An opportunity to participate in a photography related research study. It was fun! My awesome aunt who gave me two tickets to see Evita (the show…Read More
Today I am thankful for: A delicious dinner with friends (and time with said friends) A busy and productive day The delicious simplicity of a warm mug of milk with…Read More
The photo above was captured the day my husband left on his most recent deployment in December of 2011. He was gone through July of 2012. I’ve been fortunate to…Read More
Today I am thankful for: Hanging out with my awesome mom Family time (a fabulous tea party) with my mom, aunties, grandma, and friends A relaxing evening at home with…Read More