Hi ho my lovelies.  I’ve been into planners and organizing for a very long time. When I started my admin assistant career, computers had barely come into offices. Calendars, filing, and office organization was paper-based.  In the late 1990s, I was a sales consultant with Mary Kay and the company offered a sturdy, spiral bound 12 month planner for less […]

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2015 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report my little blog. Wishing you and yours a joyful 2016! Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,900 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it would take about 32 trips to carry that […]

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Background Noise

The Spring 2014 issue of Somerset Apprentice had an article entitled,  “Painting the Freedom Within”by Tracy Verdugo that has inspired several of my pieces recently. The title of the first painting of this post is “Background Noise” to express the vast amount of information we are constantly exposed to. I deliberately tried to keep the […]

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Snow Garden Lanterns

The Mister and I went to San Francisco for one weekend of the 10th anniversary of Noir City.  It was a blast, although we didn’t do much sightseeing. We walked to Chinatown and I took a ton of photos (shocking, I know).  I became enamored of these lanterns. Although I was never happy with any […]

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Hiro in Hailey Meadow

Has it really been 4 years since Heather and I took a road trip to Eagle Rock?!  July 27, 2010 is the date stamp on this photo, so I it must be true. In 2010, Hiro (B&G Rin) was my first Asian ball jointed doll.  Heather took on the driving duties as we went to […]

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A Sad Day in the Neighborhood

The Mister and I scheduled dinner and a movie with our pals Pat & Lisa. Meet up at Sam’s for sushi and then watch Bettie Page Tells All. The only flaw in that plan: Sam’s Sushi closed. We are sad and will have to make a trip to his brother’s Sam’s in Ballard….and hope he’s […]

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Vintage Daisy

Last September, I had a photo day with friends Deborah and Brian, at Deborah’s adorable studio office in the U District. She decorated it herself and wanted Brian to document her work and me to pose in one of my vintage dresses.   I took photos for background shots of what I expect will become […]

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