BABY ALINA. {PORTLAND}

Traci and I met in high school. She drove me around in her car and played me mix tapes featuring songs by Ani Difranco. Then we went to different colleges, and both randomly… Continue reading

URBAN BAMBINI. {PORTLAND}

Urban Bambini makes me want to enroll my 34-year-old-self in preschool. I would walk there every morning and spend three and a half-hours in the classroom, arranging flowers, buffing leather boots or talking… Continue reading

SUPERHERO DREAMS. {PORTLAND}

Every night at 12:04, I wake up to the sound of feet padding down the hall. The steps are clumsy and sleep-flled and uneven. I hear the creak as our bedroom door is… Continue reading

HEIDI + NIELS. {MARRIED AT THE MISSION MILL MUSEUM IN SALEM!}

Salem. September. Heidi and Niels under a blue sky; walking down the aisle, hand in hand. Vows and kisses and i do’s. A guitarist and rows of white chairs. Champagne toasts and kids… Continue reading

ROLLER DREAM COASTER. {PORTLAND}.

oaks park. portland, oregon. amusements and other things. all images shot with a diana mini.

MCKENNA+CRISTIAN. {MARRIED AT UNIONPINE IN PORTLAND!}

McKenna and Cristian’s day was filled with: September sky and sunlight; a hotel room with a turquoise couch and a view of the city; photographs underneath the shadow of the St. John’s bridge;… Continue reading

PUT. SOME. BIRDS. IN. THERE. {PORTLAND}

The Swifts. Sometimes we go see them. We saw them last year (see pics here) and we will most likely go see them again next year. And probably again the year after that,… Continue reading

LITTLE HEART.

Lately, my heart has been wandering around outside my body. A few Wednesdays ago, I walked Indy into her first grade classroom. I watched her disappear into the cluster of new kids and… Continue reading

SPELUNKING LIKE CRAZY. {COUGAR, WA}

We recently went camping with some of our favorite friends. We built fires and pitched tents and rode bikes through the campsite; we slept in sleeping bags and drank cocoa and coffee in… Continue reading

SARA + KRIS. {MARRIED IN WENATCHEE!}

Sara and I met in high school, and we have remained friends through the years. She is amazing and beautiful and she shines like a star. She told me that she and (the… Continue reading