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For years – since I learned about it from friends who told magic tales of seaweed harvesting along the northern CA coast – I have wanted to participate in a seaweed harvest in Mendocino. So when I got the lucky opportunity to photograph the harvest in May for Bamboo Sushi, I was ecstatic. This is […]


Spring in Portland is something else. In California, it meant asparagus and strawberries and a few cherry blossoms. It meant longer days. It felt promising. But the shift was subtle, and it always left me wanting a little more. In the northwest, the transition to spring feels life-affirming. It offers a break from the relentless […]


  • thefolia - Cheers…wishing us all many more celebrations with our bountiful harvest.ReplyCancel

  • Erica - That looks delicious!! :)ReplyCancel

  • n - This is such a beautiful drink!! Peter loves rhubard, I must try it!!ReplyCancel

  • Alexa - That drink is refreshing, indeed!ReplyCancel

  • Corrie Cooks - I had to conduct a grand dinner, so I thought to serve this rosy rhubarb mule to my guests. I garnished it with lemon and ginger slices. My guests just loved this mule. I was thinking about what other vegetables or fruits can we use to make delicious mules?ReplyCancel

100 Things That made my Year. 100% inspired by Austin Kleon’s practice. I think it’s okay – and productive, even – to continue looking back as we move deeper into 2018. For most people I know, 2017 was tough. This helped me to reframe that and reminded me of all the little, good moments, the […]


  • Erica - Loved this, thank you for sharing! :)ReplyCancel

  • Loli - This list is amazinggg… I totally agree about the nostalgia around the smell of the Pacific Ocean, being from the Bay area initially and now migrating myself down to San Diego. I Love Dick is a GREAT show.. checkout Mozart In The Jungle as well while on the Amazon streaming kick ;)ReplyCancel