Christmas 1972….The Best Gift

Okay, I decided to take the next few posts to walk down memory lane starting in 1972….. Someone asked me the other day "What gift do you remember the most".  That gift was easy to remember and I got it when I was 2 years old.  Christmas 1972 […]

Taking Time To Smile During These Busy Times

Man alive I have been busy!  From morning until night (or actually 1-2 am!) I am on the go.  Between work, the holidays and the kids my cup runneth over.  During this time of running around I am taking the time to take in the […]

Holiday Hike

What do you get when you mix Nike gear, ornaments and sweat………that would be holiday hiking.  Kelly and I layered up to battle Mother Nature and hike our favorite mountain.  When I say battle it means going out in the 62 degree weather with some clouds.  […]

Holiday Traditions – Gingerbread Houses

One of my favorite holiday traditions is building the gingerbread houses.  I love the sticky mess, fighting the frosting to pour out of that tiny hole in the frosting bag, the bickering of what candy is supposed to be where, the frustration when the walls cave […]

Stalking Schumacher

So I hope Carey does not think she will go unmentioned as I know we are true BFF's.  We also had the pleasure of hanging out with my favorite beach photographer Carey Schumacher of San Diego Barefoot Memories.  This no-nonsense girl tells it like it is and […]

Inspirational Mentor

Almost 2 years ago I attended a photography workshop with MeRa Koh.  Little did I know how pivotal a weekend that would be for me.  She changed the way I used my camera, saw myself, and viewed myself as an artist.  I always grew up with […]

Stop the Clock

There are times in my life where I just want to stop the clock and remember that moment.  I experienced one of those today.  The twins were lugged along to Tyler's All-Star soccer tournament and went off for a bit.  I looked over and wondered […]

All-Star Luck!

Most days I feel like a video camera should be following me around to record the tiny mishaps of life and the little things that don't go my way on a day-to-day basis.  You know how you wake up and from the get-go you run […]