A photograph taken in Lincoln Park, showing lots of green leafy trees and a low wooden fence gently framing a wide dirt walking path.

A leafy walk in Lincoln Park, West Seattle

Walking on a summer Sunday is a delight!

Image of an Australian Cattle Dog in a wagon.

Lilly the Dog

This is my dog, Lilly!  She is amazing.

A big wheel with an average sized child in front

Morning light through quilt-like curtains.

My sister’s curtains

I recently got to visit my sister at her home in Iowa. The morning light streaming in the guest bedroom made me so happy because I loved these…

Image of large stone toward atop highest point on Orcas Island, one of the San Juan Islands in Washignton State.

Mt. Constitution on Orcas Island

Climbing this tower and every rock around it with my very adventurous 3 year old daughter this weekend was a highlight of my summer.

Vibrant yellow flowers in bright sunshine. Photo taken in Maui.

Springtime in Maui

Splashes of yellow, especially in nature, always make me smile.

Blackberry images on white background.

Blackberry Picking Brings Me Joy!

I love when the warm summer winds begin to smell like blackberry pie.

Caught in the act!


This clever critter loves to rob the bird feeder.

Summer Seltzers

A variety of Polar seltzers.

Dark brown mini dachshund laying on a blue blanket with her feet all tucked under her.

Coco Being a Loaf

My dog, Coco, makes me smile every day. She is very cute, and loves to snuggle up under blankets right next to me. She turns 16 this October.