a sense of place

“Sense of place is the sixth sense, an internal compass and map made by memory and spatial perception together.”― Rebecca Solnit, Savage Dreams: A Journey into the Landscape Wars of the American West I am excited to be publishing a book inspired by this quote in collaboration with Tytia Habing. It has …

“You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. Fools stand on their island of opportunities and look toward another land. There is no other land; there is no other life but this.” ― Henry David Thoreau

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”  Mark Twain

Paradise Found

  After my husband and I sailed up from French Polynesia to Hawaii, we sailed around the Hawaiian Islands for a few months then settled into Ala Wai Yacht Harbor where the famous Ala Moana Bowls surf break was our backyard. We took The Bus to work in downtown Honolulu …

“The sail, the play of its pulse so like our own lives: so thin and yet so full of life, so noiseless when it labors hardest, so noisy and impatient when least effective.” – Henry David Thoreau

Yes, one of my favorite albums of ALL time is also a saying from seafaring days. This expression is thought to have originated from a street named Honkidori located on the waterfront in Yokohama, Japan where a sailor on shore leave could find just about anything his heart desired.

the art of work

Jason 8×12″ archival pigment print on Epson Velvet Fine Art signed en verso $400 As It Flows 8×12″ archival pigment print on Epson Velvet Fine Art signed en verso $400 I am so honored to have two images selected for an exhibit at Newspace Center for Photography in Portland, OR. The …

“For those who know the value of and exquisite taste of solitary freedom (for one is only free when alone), the act of leaving is the bravest and most beautiful of all.” ― Isabelle Eberhardt, The Nomad: The Diaries of Isabelle Eberhardt