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Freezer Meals

Over the last six months, Steve has stepped in and taken over the majority of the household meal planning and...
30 DEC
2012

The Giving of a Gift to Another

Steve and I enjoy making Christmas gifts for our friends and family, like the year we made vanilla, and the...
23 DEC
2012

Snow Play at Connor's Bog

16 DEC
2012

Less Than Zero

06 DEC
2012

Waiting for Transfer

30 NOV
2012

From My Desk: Friday Sunset

I sat capturing the sun's last moment of Friday when my boss walked over to my desk. "I'm very busy,"...
19 NOV
2012

From My Desk: Friday Sunrise

On clear winter days I make myself stop and take a minute to watch the sun rise. The sun rising...
16 NOV
2012

Dog Park Before the Snow

12 NOV
2012

Sandy Beach at Sunset

Before dinner with a girlfriend before I left Juneau, I wandered along the very cold Sandy Beach at sunset. It...
03 NOV
2012

Airplane Sunrise at 20mm and 135mm

31 OCT
2012

Saturday afternoon

27 OCT
2012

The Lines of 135mm

22 OCT
2012

Strangers at 135mm

I bought a new lens Friday night and walked around Anchorage for an hour today with it. I am in...
20 OCT
2012

Mustard and Black

I am always in need of dress pants, because dress pants are nearly impossible to fit properly. If they fit...
19 OCT
2012

Evening Lights

18 OCT
2012

After Dinner Walk

15 OCT
2012

Swim and Dive

Donovan has been on his high school swim and dive team this year, and it's been a lot of fun...
14 OCT
2012

Ten Year Fantasies

I often have little fantasies about what Melissa's life would be like at 28 years old. Most of my fantasies...
22 SEP
2012

Schoolgirl Valette: IEP

In 3rd grade I was evaluated for an Individual Education Plan (IEP) and placed in a gifted group called Quest....
29 JUL
2012

Schoolgirl Valette: 13 Minute Mile

My elementary school gym teacher, Mrs. Johnson, was terrifying. She was old and wrinkly and threatened the worst punishment in...
24 JUL
2012

Schoolgirl Valette: Best Subject

When we were down in Homer visiting my mother a few weeks ago, she handed me an overstuffed file folder...
16 JUL
2012

S'mores at the Octapit

14 JUL
2012

Mitzi turns 1

Today was Mitzi's birthday. We celebrated by taking her downtown to the Park Strip for the Independence Day festival, where...
04 JUL
2012

Kincaid Beach on Solstice Weekend

It's been in the mid-to-high 70s here this week which is CRAZY and making all of us Alaskans very ADHD....
23 JUN
2012

A Little Bit of Curb Appeal

Last year I didn't get to plant any plants because it was too late in the season to start anything...
21 MAY
2012

Mt. Roberts Trail

I spent about a week in Juneau in April for work and the weather was just gorgeous the entire time...
11 MAY
2012

Dog Problems

Sunday we took the dogs to the park and they had the bestest time. Mitzi gets so excited at the...
08 MAY
2012

Excited By the Boringest of Things

Around this time last year we were fighting The Man while trying to buy a house, marking the largest purchase...
11 APR
2012

Spring has Begun

Every year the sun warms up just enough to start the melting process. The berms lining the road melt...
22 MAR
2012

Sunny March Days

This weekend felt incredibly warm, and by that I mean it was in the mid-30s and so, so sunny. The...
18 MAR
2012

Emily in the Morning

I celebrated the start of Daylight Savings Time by meeting a friend in the cold at sunrise. She brought a...
14 MAR
2012

Leap Day

Donovan is an aide in the special needs class 7th period, which is really pretty awesome. It's exposing him...
29 FEB
2012

Slightly Short of Breath

A few weeks ago a photographer acquaintance of mine approached me about speaking about my 365 self portraits at the...
26 FEB
2012

Japanese Curry

1. Start a bunch of white rice to steam early because you always forget this part and dinner is always...
15 FEB
2012

January Woronzof Sunset

23 JAN
2012

Things that made today not 100% suck

I packed up last night's leftover fried rice into snap lock containers for lunch today and was pleasantly surprised...
19 JAN
2012

Below zero at the park

The temps have dropped here and the sun is back out once again after a few days of heavy snowfall....
14 JAN
2012

Jeff Harris: 12 years of self portraits

"I see no reason to not make a self-portrait each day," the photographer says. "I'm always around and always...
10 JAN
2012

2012 Goal: Lunch Breaks

One of my goals for this new year involves taking actual and for real breaks during the middle of the...
06 JAN
2012

Miserable Olive

On Sunday we noticed Olive had blood in her urine, so Tuesday morning I got her the first available appointment...
04 JAN
2012

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I'm a photographer based out of Anchorage, Alaska. I've recently become a wife, a stepmother, and a homeowner. Life is pretty awesome. You can email me anytime. Learn more...

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