Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Friday, December 19, 2008

Twinkle Tree

I don't know about anyone else, but I like trees with twinkles in them.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

"I wish I could sit on the moon."
- Ieuan Price-Davies, 5, London, UK

Friday, September 26, 2008

Hurricane Ike

Check out these amazing photos of what happened when Hurricane Ike came through.

Friday, September 12, 2008

Thought of the day.

I like white, and I'm proud of it.

Monday, August 04, 2008

It was a beautiful day at Alpental...



and I...

put on our boots...

and began the ascent.

There were exotic flowers...

and boulder fields...

and mossy rocks...

Pretty soon we were above snow level.

The last mile was solid switchbacks, and Heather was leading at a good pace, but it was worth it all when we came to Snow Lake.

We stopped at the lake to eat & drink...

Heather: "I'd give you a bite of my sandwich, but then you'd want the whole thing."

and Jill killed a bee that was attacking me!

Isn't it gorgeous?!

The end!

Friday, July 11, 2008


I found this photo online, and have to share it. I love it!

On another note... have you ever seen a lisianthus? It's one of my favorite flowers.

I bought a bouquet at Whole Foods on June 13th. It's lasted until today. 4 weeks! Just a simple little bouquet. All you do it put sugar in the water and voila! Long-lasting flowers.

Monday, July 07, 2008

A Weekend Away

Christy, Connie, Jen and I went to San Juan Island this last weekend.

I suggest at some point in your life, live with 3 good friends. And go on vacations together. And laugh a lot. And toast a lot. And meet lots of people from foreign nations. It's so wonderful.

The pier at Anacortes

We got up at 4am to take this trip.

Where we stayed.

We had dinner at Roche Harbor on the 4th.

We rented these scootery pod things on our last day.

Thursday, July 03, 2008

Happy 4th of July!!

I get to go with my girls (Connie, Christy, Jen) to Friday Harbor for the weekend. We're staying in a log cabin out in the country! We'll watch fireworks out at Roche Harbor, ride mopeds, collect rocks at South Beach and hopefully get some kayaking in.

What are you doing for the 4th??

Friday, June 27, 2008


Here are the shots from my Diana. Of all 36 frames I took, the following remnant were worth developing...sort of. I just keep telling myself "small beginnings".


Connie, myself, Jackie Yust & Jen - in our backyard

My pretty sister

My pretty sister eating a popsicle

The big red towers on Capitol Hill

What percentage are you?

This is for Kim, but you're only .5 of a blog viewer if you don't comment.

Thursday, June 26, 2008

Right Side of My Bed

I thought I would update all those who read my blog (all 2.5 of them) the status on my lost camera. Check this out...

Last night I had a great dream.

In the dream I walked into my bedroom, over to the right side of my bed. And I found my camera! The one I'd lost.

So when I woke up I thought maybe I should just look. I thought maybe it would be under my bed somewhere or in a drawer. So I did. And there it was! Right where it was in my dream. Who knows why I didn't see it before?! Wow, I can't tell you how happy that made me! It made me feel like the most loved, special girl. Because I know I have the best Dad in the whole world, and he's looking out for me, and wants me to have my camera so I can take beautiful pictures.

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Diana F+

Has anyone seen my Olympus??? Ackhahh! I'm going crazy looking for it.

Where did I last see it? My office, I think...

Meanwhile, I've been shooting with my Diana F+. Isn't she a beauty?

It's a plastic toy camera with 120 film format, and I think I actually ruined my first roll when I loaded it. I'd forgotten how to do it! It's a bit cumbersome and requires more planning for each shot. BUT... the film that isn't ruined is going to turn out AWESOME. Seriously people - get ready to see some amazing shots! Not because I'm a great photographer - she's just a great camera. And I love her.

She takes photos like this one I found on flickr...

It's a super dreamy, fictional feel.
What do you think?

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Self-Propelled Weed Control With an Attitude

Need your briars removed? Small trees uprooted and destroyed? Healing Hooves were behind the Houghton Park & Ride last weekend doing just that. It was a sight I'll never forget!

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

The Singer

It's a poetic narrative by Calvin Miller. I found it one night last week in Jen's bookshelf and read the entire thing that night.

"What would you like to be when you grow up, little girl?"


"But the word... the word they wrote upon your face is gone."

The Singer reached up to his forhead where the searing iron had left the accusation of the council. The word was gone indeed.

"It is," he said, "because Earthmaker cannot bear a lie. He could not let me wear the word for He is Truth. He knows no contradiction in himself. So learn this, my little friend, no man may burn a label into flesh and make it stay when heaven disagrees."

If she has loved him, a man will carry anything for his mother - a waterpot or a world.

Never had he been the way he walked, yet his feet knew every step. He could not cease to marvel how they moved his body forward through the mist of circumstances which he vaguely knew by name.

Blessed are those who die for reasons that are real, for they themselves are real.

Saturday, April 05, 2008