mama song. {a flashback}

mama: remember that time that you gave birth to me? it was an august afternoon and the air was hot and you worked hard to bring me into the world. then you and… Continue reading

Kimchee Love. {KOREA}

Dear Kimchee: You are laid out in front of me on a small plate and I pick you up with silver chopsticks. You burn my mouth with your heat and you remind me… Continue reading

Seoul town lights. {KOrea}

If you ever go out at night in Seoul, you should know that you can’t have only one destination–Korean custom mandates that you make at least three stops during the course of the… Continue reading

Eva & Maia. {Korea}

Last July, Eva and Maia moved to Seoul with their mom and dad. Now they live in an apartment in the Bokjandong neighborhood and they walk to school together everyday–sometimes with their hair… Continue reading

I heart Busan. {Korea}

On my recent trip to the Korea, Tiana surprised me with a romantic getaway to the beach town of Busan. We arrived at our destination after three transfers on the metro, a journey… Continue reading

Seoul train. {Korea}

Sometimes in Korea we walk from place to place or sometimes we take a taxi cab, but my favorite way to travel is by Seoul-train. When we go underground to catch the subway,… Continue reading

The Carson Family. {Seattle}

The day that I hung out with the Carsons was a Barry White kind of day. Baby Clara woke up from her nap and was immediately ready for a bowl of pureed carrots… Continue reading

The Almeter Family. {Portland}

There was light on the morning that I met this little 3 + 1-on-the-way family. There were pink petals on the sidewalk outside their house and their home was filled with sun-rays and… Continue reading

The work.

“Nobody tells this to people who are beginners, I wish someone told me. All of us who do creative work, we get into it because we have good taste. But there is this… Continue reading

Seven + seven. {Skamania Lodge, Oregon}

Fourteen years. Since the day JOe and I met. I was nineteen. He was twenty-one. It was college in Bellingham and and I can still remember that month like it was yesterday. Now,… Continue reading