It is almost shameful to admit that after seven years in Seattle the Olympic Mountains, that sit across the water from me, still remain a mystery. Over my time here I have heard their call and decided this needed to be rectified. One evening I made my move by suggesting to my husband that we make… Continue reading Top Things To Do In The Olympic National Park This Winter With Your Kids
Summer is a magical time in Seattle. After months of gloomy clouds this big blue thing appears in the sky along with a glowing orb. After months of being cooped up people take to the streets celebrating anything that can be celebrated. Summer is a time to cruise the lakes, taste the food truck offerings… Continue reading The Fremont Solstice Parade
Trash, grime, construction, and all the nasty things that come with living in the city it's easy to see nothing but the ugly around us. Sometimes I need to remove myself from all of that and be reminded of the beauty of the city. Be reminded how about how Seattle is a city surrounded and engulfed… Continue reading Getting A New View
This is my baby, my little girl, my squirt. Okay, maybe this is a more accurate picture of what she looks like, and when I say more accurate I mean this is what she looks like. However in my head she will always be two. Today she started Kindergarten. She is thrilled and if I'm… Continue reading My Baby Is Getting Too Big
"We are going there." Saturday was yard sale day in my neighborhood and the community center published a list of everyone participating. Number 85 on the list described themselves as "ex-hipster stuff cheap." I'm there. 1. I wanted to know what an ex-hipster looked like. 2. I wanted to know if they were protesting hipsters… Continue reading Holy Land Of The Camera Gods.
They call me the Flash. No really, that was the first nickname I was given by my Grandparents while on a trip to Canada. They bought me my first camera at the age 5 and all weekend the only thing they saw was the flash of my camera. It was love at first click. I… Continue reading My Girl Holga
One of my favorite times of the year is just around the corner: The Fremont Solstice Parade. It is just an amazing jumble of color, fun, and good times. Really you never know what you are going to see and trying to capture the spirit of crowd and street performers is always my goal.