Remembering the Great Tohoku Earthquake & Tsunami (March 11, 2011)

On March 11, 2011, a magnitude-9 earthquake shook northeastern Japan, unleashing a savage tsunami. It was Friday at 2:46 p.m. in Misawa, Japan. I was just logging off my computer and getting ready to wake my 3 yr old son when the house started to shake. It was a subtle shake that would usually stop quickly … More Remembering the Great Tohoku Earthquake & Tsunami (March 11, 2011)

California mustard

The first day of Spring is almost here! This means longer days, baseball, and beautiful fields of wildflowers. In particular to California are the golden fields of yellow known as mustard flowers. Patches of yellow dot the green fields, rows of yellow in between the grapevines, and bands of yellow blanket the orchard floors from … More California mustard

Tween Photo Shoot

So I decided to try something new and a bit different – a tween photo session! What’s that you ask? It is a photo session done for girls OR boys usually between the ages of 10-13 yrs old. This is a great way to get some new images of your child and build their self … More Tween Photo Shoot

Embellish yourself!

Embellish is locally based business, run by a friend of mine, that supports fairtrade. The items which she sells are handmade by women in impoverished or war torn countries. The luxurious craftmanship of the handbags and silk scarves is amazing! You may see her items at local markets and she often does bazaars and trade shows. … More Embellish yourself!

‘A’ Family Portrait

I met a most wonderful Solano County family after I found out they were the winners of my family portrait photography gift certificate from a local fundraising event. I called Angela to set up a time and location as well as talk about fashion choices. We confirmed all the details before hanging up and I couldn’t wait to meet everyone. Well, … More ‘A’ Family Portrait