Visiting Kauai’s beautiful Allerton Garden

When we were planning our vacation to Kaua’i I wasn’t sure whether or not I should bring my real camera and computer, as opposed to just using my iPhone.  My thought was that… Continue reading

McKinsey & Danny

Elegant.  Classic.  Tasteful.  Thoughtful.  Warm. These are the words that immediately came to mind when I was thinking about what to write about McKinsey and Danny’s beautiful celebration at Twin Oaks Garden Estate… Continue reading

San Diego Zoo

Christina and Mike made us a fantastic Sunday brunch followed by a beautiful afternoon at the zoo. and one of my monkey


I recently took a trip to Paris for work, and Dick came along with me so we could make the most of my day and a half of free time.  Of course we… Continue reading

Happy Holidays!!

It’s Christmas eve and we’re thinking of all of those loved ones who we can’t be with this holiday season, like my brother’s family and Dick’s parents.  We’re also thinking of those who… Continue reading

Zoey takes Mom and Dad to Balboa Park

It seems like it was only yesterday that I took photos of Shannen when she was pregnant.  And not that much longer when Dad and I took more of Zoey toddling on the… Continue reading

Swimming in Idaho!

My nephew Nathan has been swimming for a year now and, according to his coach (not to mention a local news station!) he shows a lot of promise, especially considering the fact that… Continue reading

Krystle and Jeff’s Fairy Tale Celebration

As soon as I passed through the doors of Krystle’s hotel room at the Dana on Mission Bay in San Diego, I felt the warmth of her family and friends.  The kids played… Continue reading

Korea: the wedding part 1 (western style)

Finally, the wedding day arrived!  First was the western ceremony.

Korea Day 3 Part 2 – Seoraksan National Park

After our visit to the DMZ, we had a delicious traditional Korean meal, then made our way to the beautiful Seoraksan National Park.  The jagged mountains and fall leaves were breathtaking!  We later… Continue reading

Day 3 in Korea Part 1 – the DMZ!

When we were planning this trip, we figured we would have to see the DMZ.  It’s a part of world history, “a relic of the cold war” as the tour books call it,… Continue reading

Our Korean Adventure Day 2 – Exploring Suwon

After a good night’s sleep, we woke up to sunshine and decided to spend more time exploring the area. Kevin and Michelle were busy with a wedding photoshoot so they weren’t able to… Continue reading