30 December 2011


i count myself lucky to have had coffee with this incredibly talented friend.
you made my day.



25 December 2011

all things

time with those we love.
the brightest, merriest gift of all.


21 November 2011

01 November 2011

dinner with friends.

25 September 2011

angels landing

the best prize of all for sleeping on the ground.
twenty one switchbacks, 1500 foot elevation gain
"only an angel can land on it."
or me after a steady strenuous climb.


22 September 2011

late night

dinner on the patio. hello autumn.


17 September 2011

12 September 2011

23 August 2011


fresh black currant scones and tea to celebrate.
i'm so glad you were born.


25 June 2011


damn you look good.
photos delivered here in 3 minutes.

one stop, on one magical day.
a heart on my latte, how did she know?

24 June 2011


the beetnik - ciabatta roll with roasted beets, ricotta, mint, lemon and arugula
the gallego - sardine, fennel and hot pepper slaw on a toasted ciabatta roll
spring soup - peas, mushroom, asparagus, spinach, garlic
salmon carpaccio and sea scallop
pickled beet stems and the most refreshing pear cider

23 June 2011

silver falls

the trail of ten falls - 8 miles
+ south falls (177 feet)
+ middle north falls (106 feet)
+ north falls (136 feet)

i couldn't imagine that one would be more magical or spectacular
than next or the next or the next.

22 June 2011

soter vineyards

mineral springs ranch - willamette valley.
fully sustainable.

a private pairing of wine and hand churned strawberry ice cream.
an explanation point on the whole day.


a must everyday but a very special treat in the pearl district.
i love.