Bokeholic

Bokeholic

Ever since I started toying around with faux tilt-shift effects in my photography I've been getting some questions about how I'm achieving the look. Sadly, I don't own a tilt-shift lens. They're way too expensive for wh [...]
The Tree House

The Tree House

The second half of our time at Humboldt State was spent living in "the Tree House," the self-appointed name for my friend's giant house on the highest hill in Arcata. We lived there with her, two other gals an [...]
Arcata (Part II): Food Porn

Arcata (Part II): Food Porn

Breakfast: Most days I had chopped fruit topped with muesli, peanuts, plain yogurt and a sprinkle of cinnamon. Drinks: Lots of tea was consumed, and even though I don't really drink coffee, you have to go out for i [...]
Moonstone Revisited

Moonstone Revisited

Yesterday was my last opportunity to take advantage of Allyson's job at Moonstone Grill, a ritzy little restaurant about 15 minutes north, in Trinidad. Chris and I had joined her about a month ago for my first tiny step int [...]
Christmas and Beyond

Christmas and Beyond

I was going to do the obligatory photo-dump of everything I got for Christmas, but since we're moving next week it all got loaded up and hauled away before I even had a chance to enjoy most of it! I'll have to wait until Ma [...]
Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!

I hope everyone had a fun and safe Halloween this year! We threw a spooky-ooky dance party, full of dorky good fun: we bobbed for apples, ate loads of sweets and most importantly, danced our pants off! Kudos to Kristina (mi [...]
Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall!

Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall!

This past Sunday I threw an ultra mini-picnic in my back yard as one last "Hurrah!" to summer. I made a quick and easy pasta dish for everyone to eat. On the side of my bowl are a few slices of rosemary bread, which E [...]