Autumn Harvest

Life on our little urban farm is an ongoing adventure that bonds us to our home more each day. Some friends come by and see the yard, with it’s towering tomato plants and scattered pots of herbs and can only say, “Looks like a lot of work!”. Sure, there is labor involved but it’s certainly […]

Seattle Seahawks Victory Parade

I had the pleasure of being one of the 700 thousand people that attended the Seahawks Victory Parade on February 5, 2014 after our home team won Superbowl 48. I took quite a few photos so I decided to put them into a video slideshow. Hope all the 12th men and women out there enjoy! […]

2013 Book List

For those of us that work in creative fields, it’s vastly important to find ways to keep our creative juices flowing. That’s probably why curiosity is a constant factor for most designers and artists. For me, personally, I find much inspiration in reading books and watching films. The common thread between all media is storytelling […]

Welding 101

I have long been enamored with metalwork but only recently had the opportunity to take a welding class and explore this new-to-me medium. Being a designer and type aficionado, I naturally chose to create house numbers for my first welding project. I wanted each of the numbers to have a different texture but wanted to […]

My love affair with WordPress

It’s hard to believe that I started my first WordPress blog 10 years ago in 2003. With the help a wonderful geeky friend, I got set up with the platform and dug into learning HTML basics and customizing new headers on a regular basis. Before the invent of Facebook and the 140 character Twitter-verse, there […]

Small Town Gay Bar

The LGBTQ community is a tough group of folks and it’s really no wonder considering all of the challenges that many of us face just to be who we are. Many of us are disowned by our family or face persecution for merely being true to ourselves. I didn’t come out of the closet until […]