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Stuffing Reboot

Serves 8-10 INGREDIENTS 1 package of Pepperidge Farms Corn Bread Stuffing Mix 1 stick butter (plus more for stuffing recipe) Vegetable stock (for stuffing recipe) 5 celery stocks, finely diced 2 onions, finely diced 2 Granny Smith apples 1 cup dried cherries or dried figs 1 teaspoon fresh thyme 1/2 fennel bulb, finely diced (optional) […] Read more…

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Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Serves 8-10 INGREDIENTS 1 lb. brussel sprouts 4 slices bacon 1 onion, sliced Lemon (optional) Olive oil Salt and pepper DIRECTIONS STEP 1 Preheat the oven to 425F. Cut bottom stalk off brussel sprouts and cut large ones in half or quarters. Place in pan. Drizzle with olive oil, salt and pepper and toss around […] Read more…

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What’s in my bag…

Here is my typical setup for when we are exploring the Pacific Northwest. Think Tank’s StreetWalker Backpack; I like how narrow this bag is, yet can carry so much. It feels light on the back and the rain cover always comes in handy up here. Nikon D700 Nikon AF-Nikkor 35mm ƒ/2.0 D; this lens is […] Read more…

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RedBull Global Rally Cross

Ever since I moved to “Subaru County” I have been anxious to photograph a rally event. I had missed the Rally America event in Oregon so I was excited to learn that the Red Bull Global Rally Cross series was coming to Snoqualmie at the DirtFish Rally School. I headed out for the final day […] Read more…

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Bruschetta Two Ways

Ricotta-Lemon Bruschetta INGREDIENTS 1/2 baguette, sliced on bias 1 clove garlic 1 cup ricotta cheese 1/2 pint of cherry tomatoes cut half 3 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest 1 teaspoon lemon juice Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoons fresh basil, finely chopped DIRECTIONS STEP 1 Brush baguette slices with olive […] Read more…

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A recap of our first year in Seattle

I can’t believe a year has past! We’ve loved every minute of Seattle! Highlights include: making new friends, dining at amazing restaurants, experiencing 4 seasons (including snow!), the smell of salty marine air, learning to sail, seeing mountains and water almost everyday, cherry blossoms and hydrangeas in bloom, Super Bowl Champions parade, feeding harbor seals […] Read more…

The Mexican Navy's ARM Cuauhtémoc docks at the Seattle waterfront.

ARM Cuauhtémoc

The ARM Cuauhtémoc docks for the weekend at the Seattle waterfront. This 220 foot vessel is a steel-hulled sailing training vessel for the Mexican Navy. The vessel was launched in 1982 and it’s home port is Acapulco, Mexico. Read more…

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Kayaking around Lake Union

Kim and I took Paisley on a kayak outing around Lake Union. She did so good and stayed right in her spot. We got to really explore all the floating homes. It was a fun afternoon on the water. Read more…

US Navy and Coast Guard ships parade past the downtown Seattle waterfront in Elliott Bay. Naval and Marine aircraft fly in formation overhead. The festivities were to kick off Seafair Fleet Week and was a part of the Boeing Maritime Celebration.

Fleet Week 2014

As a part of SeaFair here in Seattle, we had an US Navy ship parade on the Seattle Waterfront. This was a photo opportunity I didn’t want to miss, so I cut out of work early and hustled down to the waterfront to see these procession. The next day we got to tour the USS […] Read more…

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Lavender Fest

This past weekend took a ferry over to Bainbridge, then headed up a couple hours to Sequim, a little town on the Olympic peninsula. They were hosting Lavender Fest, a street fair and tour of the lavender farms in the area. We got our map and tickets and headed out to the first farm; Jardin […] Read more…

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