Macrame Workshop in Brooklyn

Earlier this month I was in Brooklyn teaching a new kind of workshop in collaboration with my friend Liza who is a florist. We met briefly on her 30th birthday while Adam and I were visiting NYC, and since then we have been getting to […]

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Summer Garden Party

This spring, now moving into summer, my neighborhood is full of flowers blooming and friends living around the corner. I was walking the dog around the block, and ran into my dear friend Allison. She invited me to a pink food party. It was also the housewarming […]

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The Dream State

Living and working in Portland for over 10 years, I have had MANY studio spaces. I had one in a little back garage off of Alberta, one at the Towne Storage building, one in a storefront at 811 East Burnside. I had space in the […]

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Dinner with Anne

You know you are going to eat something delicious when Anne Parker invites you over for dinner. My lovely friend and stylist extraordinaire had been traveling for over 2 months, to Uganda, Turkey, to joining me for a special birthday CSN concert in LA, and […]

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Zucchini Goat Cheese Quiche

I was anticipating a lunch meeting yesterday, where I wanted to make a good first impression but not cook anything too fussy. I was going over recipe ideas in my head, and I thought of the perfect early spring lunch where the flavors were delicate […]

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Seattle —TRIP A MONTH— May 2014

It all started out with a private macrame class I was hired to teach at Horseshoe boutique, and turned into a gastronomic tour of Seattle. I posed the question on Facebook, “We have 1 dinner, 2 lunches, and 2 breakfasts in Seattle. Where should we eat […]

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APRIL: Trip a Month part 1

I drove away from Portland on the 3rd of April and headed south on the I-5 to Los Angeles. My first ever Macrame tour had begun with me behind the wheel of my new car packed full of rope! I was excited and ready for […]

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LOVE BUZZ

“A feeling overcomes, deriving of a most curious complexity. A rich desire awakens to explore the contents of such delicate loveliness. Upon a deep connection, with rounded lips, a bittersweet complexity enters the soul.. and so begins an amorous affair. “ I am sometimes a poet, […]

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Trip a month

In January 2012, I made a resolution to go on at least one trip every month for a year. The only rule was that I had to sleep somewhere outside of town for at least one night. There were moments where I wasn’t sure if […]

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