Burt and Alicia

This was a special day. Unfortunately, it came to be under some sad circumstances. My dear friend Alicia’s dog Burt, was diagnosed with a fast progressing cancer. He would soon have one of his legs amputated and Alicia realized she didn’t have many photos of Burt running around and being, well, Burt. So we spent …

Parzival in Studio

Parzival wanted some photos documenting his work in progress. It was a first for me and a fun afternoon! Thanks Parzival for sharing the afternoon with me!             Like me!

The Big 4-0

Corrado and Valeria turned 40 this year. Valeria turns 40 in October, but they decided to celebrate together this year. Nothing shows how well this couple is loved more than the people that were in attendance. Gifts ranged from hand crafted pieces to weekend getaways. They decided to celebrate their big bash with live music …

Team BritYankPaddy

As I’ve said before my favorite part of traveling next to trying new foods is meeting people. While London wasn’t the friendliest of cities, it reminded me of Seattle. For the most part people keep to themselves in the streets, but if you’re lucky enough to strike up a conversation with one, they’re perfectly pleasant …

How Not to Move a Piano

Since Tim was busy with the chaos of moving while I was in town, it only seemed natural that I offer to help on moving day. What I wasn’t expecting was to move an upright piano up a flight of stairs that included a sharp corner…Needless to say, it was a disaster. Why Tim ever …

The Tim Tour of London

So for those who don’t know, I met Tim while I was in Turkey. I was looking for ideas for places to explore before I had to return for work in Italy and he suggested I come to London since the city was all decorated for the Olympics. London had always seemed like such an …

Teanaway River Valley – Round 1

A wonderful weekend away with some of my favorite people. Car camping at it’s best. Full days of adventure followed with amazing food…what could possibly go wrong?    Crap. Now where do we go?       Like me!

Snowcamping in Blewett Pass

My first snow camping trip with my favorites. The guys fashioned a contraption to carry wood up using a belt and sled. This was hilarious to watch as we started to hit the trail.   Eventually we made it and set up camp. The weather was perfect and sunny. The snow was powdery and fresh! …