I attended my first ZooTunes concert recently to hear to ukelele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro. Jake is from Hawaii (!) and a truly amazing musician. Plus, he looks like he’s having so much fun on stage, it’s infectious. The ZooTunes concerts are wonderfully casual, and we snuck in some wine along with our picnic foods. “Professional” […]
I had the pleasure of seeing Grand Master Jimmy Mirikitani at the Wing Luke Museum recently. If you haven’t seen the film, The Cats of Mirikitani, please stop reading now and find a copy and watch it. For me, it’s a testament to love and a spirit that would not be extinguished. Jimmy Mirikitani was […]
My good friend, Beth, of Mama Knows Her Cocktails, has a tantalizing website full of cocktail recipes, entertaining tips and gardening gems. She has been busy sharpening her photographic skills and one afternoon we got together to work on a few studio set-ups. If you’re interested in learning more about craft cocktails in a down-to-earth, […]
What a joy it was to photograph Rob and Rob and their baby, Miss M. This family came together with the help of the good work of Amara, a non-profit adoption agency in Madrona. I’ve worked with Amara for four years now, and this experience has shaped how I define love and family. Seeing the […]
Lucky, Kai and I spent the weekend exploring the quaint town of La Conner, and doing a little hiking near Deception Pass. There was more eating and drinking than hiking, I’m afraid. But the weather was unexpectedly lovely, and a good time was had by all critters, both two- and four-legged.