06 December 2009

27 September 2009

"For I am the Lord your God, who takes hold of your right hand and says to you, Do not fear; I will help you." - Isaiah 41:13

Portraits of a High School Senior

"the time came when the risk it took to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom." -Anais Nin

17 September 2009

Olympic Sculpture Park

"No story is a straight line. The geometry of a human life is too imperfect and complex, too distorted by the laughter of time and the bewildering intricacies of fate to admit the straight line into it's system of laws." -Pat Conroy, Beach Music

13 August 2009


"Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light not our darkness, that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, "Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented and fabulous?" Actually, who are we not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small doesn't serve the world. There's nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We were born to manifest the glory of God that is within us... And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others." -Nelson Mandela

"You are the light of the world. A city on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven." Matthew 5:14-16

02 August 2009

at the piano

If music be the food of love... play on. -William Shakespeare

18 June 2009

good friends at the beach

We were celebrating Anna's birthday and I caught a couple photos of her with her son Anthony. Love these two.

Wedding Details

I recently went to a friend's wedding. It was fabulous. She has such impeccable style. The peacock feathers were such a great detail.

21 February 2009

31 January 2009

life and love

"The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved." -Victor Hugo
"In life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love." -Marc Chagall

25 January 2009


"Courage is not the absense of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear." - Ambrose Redman

12 January 2009


"nothing is too small to know, and nothing is too big to attempt." - Sir William Van Horne

05 January 2009


"Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished." -Lao Tzu

01 January 2009

Matthews in the Snow!

"I shall start at the beginning. Though of course the beginning is never where you think it is. Our lives are so important to us that we tend to think that the story of them begins with our birth. First there was nothing, then I was born... Yet that is not so. Human lives are not pieces of string that can be separated out from a knot of others and laid out straight. Families are webs. Impossible to touch one part of it without setting the rest vibrating. Impossible to understand one part without having a sense of the whole." - Diane Setterfield The Thirteenth Tale