Rachel Walker Photography

In December, we had the joy of working with photographer Rachel Walker. She is a wonderful woman as well as a dynamic, fun, patient, creative, and talented photographer! Rachel is such a pleasure to work with. If you’re in the Seattle area and are looking for a photographer, my family and I highly recommend her!

Credit: http://www.rachelwalkerphotography.com/


Chihuly in the making

One of our Christmas gifts to my parents and brother was a glass blowing workshop at the Rainier Glass Studio! We all became little Chihulys for an hour, making small projects with the help of an expert.

Here are some pictures of the process and finished product: Continue reading

Capitol Hill, Seattle

Entrance to Annapurna

Entrance to Annapurna

Seattle’s Capitol Hill never ceases to amaze me. There is so much personality radiating from the shops, schools, parks, museums, restaurants… In December, we hit up one of our favorite spots to eat: Annapurna Cafe. They rock cuisines from India, Nepal, and Tibet. In 2012,¬†Seattle Magazine readers dubbed it the “Best Indian Food” around. A worthy title for a noteworthy restaurant.

Going down the steps

Going down the steps

And of course, what trip to Broadway would be complete without practicing a few dance steps?



R.I.P. Grandma Betty

grandma betty

last picture my dad took of his mom

My grandma passed away while I was in London in February. She had a great life, and she is dearly missed. Fortunately, I was able to attend her funeral and burial. My family asked me to say the eulogy (my first time). It was a tremendous honor, and I wanted to honor her by making these memories of her life available for others to read. That being said, without further ado, my grandma’s eulogy: Continue reading