Keep Dreaming: Inspiration from a friend across the world

Keep Dreaming: Inspiration from a friend across the world

A few years ago, I met Hamzeh Mohammad Hosseini a young award-winning Iranian photographer who has become a dear friend. I admire his work, passion, intellect, creativity, curiosity, and of course, friendship & opportunity for cultural exchange. Although this world is immense and our everyday lives and experiences as global citizens so far apart, we all walk together upon the same threads of the human … Continue reading Keep Dreaming: Inspiration from a friend across the world

Lighthouses & Lifting Fog

Lighthouses & Lifting Fog

Yesterday was full of exploring and note-taking all along Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula, from lighthouse walks to a visit to the World Kite Museum (home of the Washington State International Kite Festival) near the Long Beach boardwalk, craft brew tasting at my friends Erik & Michelle’s amazing North Jetty Brewing, a rich meal of fresh-caught halibut prepared by top chef Michael Lalewicz at The Depot … Continue reading Lighthouses & Lifting Fog

Stark Realities

Stark Realities

“The Snow is melting into music.” –John Muir, John of the Mountains, The Unpublished Journals of John Muir No symptoms. No family history. I haven’t touched these pages for some time because since October, health issues had my creative mind frozen in a thick, cold web of anxiety. It was in early October that a routine colonoscopy after turning 50 in August revealed a serious … Continue reading Stark Realities