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Minty, Minty Christmas Love

Each year for Christmas we have a lot of fun making something crafty and yummy and festive for our large...
27 DEC
2013

Here at Christmas

I am absolutely in love with this holiday season. Olive and Mitzi are... less enthusiastic. Merry Christmas!...
24 DEC
2013

Alaska Robotics Drawing Night

Alaska Robotics in Juneau hosts a really fun drawing night every Wednesday, and I am so glad I had the...
20 DEC
2013

All of the Snow

I was in Juneau last week for work, and while I was there they were hit with a big snow...
15 DEC
2013

Skirting the edge

07 DEC
2013

Shadow Play 2

16 NOV
2013

Shadow Play 1

15 NOV
2013

Deflating

13 NOV
2013

Bent Shadows

12 NOV
2013

Pace Arrow

11 NOV
2013

Esther Esther

10 NOV
2013

To Go Cup

09 NOV
2013

Shattered

08 NOV
2013

Steve

07 NOV
2013

Back to Nature

06 NOV
2013

Ripples and Grass

05 NOV
2013

Midtown Lines

04 NOV
2013

Autumn Lagoon Afternoon

03 NOV
2013

Details Before Sunset

02 NOV
2013

Mallard, Reflected

01 NOV
2013

Family Portraits in the Stairwell

A few weekends ago I ordered wall art standouts of the family portraits I took during our August visit to...
16 SEP
2013

Friday Swim Meets

Donovan is on the swim team again this year, and tonight he swam the 100 freestyle. I barreled* my way...
13 SEP
2013

Russian River Camping

While Zoe was here visiting we spent a couple of days camping on the Russian River in Cooper Landing. The...
08 SEP
2013

Upper South Fork Eagle River Trail

Zoe is up visiting for the month of August, and she brought a to do list with her: hiking, hiking,...
04 AUG
2013

West Glacier Trail

When I was in Juneau earlier this month the weather was sunny and hot and much too nice to spend...
28 JUL
2013

Thursday Night Swim at DeLong Lake

Even though splashing in the water is Mitzi's favorite thing ever, she isn't a big fan of swimming. But she's...
13 JUL
2013

San Francisco on the Streets

11 JUL
2013

Tanabata: Two Year Anniversary

Two years ago I married my best friend, and I realize I never shared any of the fabulous photos from...
07 JUL
2013

Outside San Francisco

Damon and I took a little day road trip north of San Francisco to do some photo exploration. We wandered...
03 JUL
2013

On Pie Charts, Anxiety, Pastries, Sexual Harassment, & High Fives

On a whim and a cheap airplane ticket, I spent 4 days in San Francisco last weekend with my brother...
30 JUN
2013

Tourists in San Francisco

28 JUN
2013

Eagle Beach BBQ

31 MAY
2013

People of Downtown Juneau

The sun was out and very warm while I was in Juneau this week. Juneau is incredibly beautiful on...
25 MAY
2013

Backlit Alaskan Rainforest

20 MAY
2013

Mental Health Weekend

This last week was a really rough one for me. Work was the kind of stressful that manifests itself in...
17 MAY
2013

Traditional Spring Hair Cut

There is little as heart wrenching as watching Olive being dragged into the back room at the groomer's: legs splayed,...
11 MAY
2013

Auke Bay

05 MAY
2013

Assistant

14 APR
2013

Day Trippin'

Earlier this week I made a day trip to Nome for work. I'd never been to Nome and I was...
11 APR
2013

The Day After the Storm

In addition to having the Seward's Day holiday off from work, I took the day after off from work as...
03 APR
2013

Seward's Day Snow Storm

I had Seward's Day -- a State holiday that only State employees celebrate -- off from work last week. What's...
31 MAR
2013

Peep Hole Lens

Steve read online about this fun lens toy that involves attaching a door peep hole to a camera for instant...
24 MAR
2013

The Week's End

Took the dogs for a walk along the ice floes at Pt. Woronzof Made some pictures Ate waffles with...
18 MAR
2013

Saturday Afternoon at Pt. Woronzof

Steve and I took the dogs to Pt. Woronzof for an afternoon walk today. The sun was gorgeous and...
16 MAR
2013

Birthday Chocolate

Every year I try to honor Melissa on her birthday, and Lord knows the girl loved chocolate. On Sunday, Donovan...
11 MAR
2013

Open Mouth, Insert iPhone: a Chronology

January 18, 7:30am. I arrived to work early to prepare for a full day of interviews scheduled back-to-back. I got...
07 FEB
2013

Welcoming 2013

Steve and I watched the New Year's Eve fireworks from my dark office building, it was a very unique experience...
01 JAN
2013

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