Category Archives: place

West coast

Of course I was at Lands End for a brilliant sunset without my real camera. Times when you have to be glad you have your iPhone and smile.

The view from here

I’ve been recently cherishing this view of downtown New York City, as seen from the waterfront in Jersey City. I’m in New York for a week and a half for work, seeing family and friends, and enjoying the warm summer nights.

Happy Mother’s Day!

Wow, it has been an atypically long while since I posted here! I apologize to anyone who’s been missing it (hi Mom). Travel, lots of work and illness have all contributed, but I love being busy so I will just have to get better at lining up the queue!

I am sad to be on the opposite coast from my mom this Sunday, but in honor of her unrelenting support I want to post this video that I was so thrilled to make for La Cocina. They are an amazing organization that strives to cultivate low-income food entrepreneurs as they formalize and grow their businesses and their participants are clearly wonderful mothers as well as chefs.

North Oakland Backyard

Kevi’s magical backyard. The chickens were too shy to be pictured this time.

Giggling Lotus Yoga

Giggling Lotus Yoga just opened up down the street from me and could not have provided a more beautiful, soothing alternative to a blustery gray Saturday. Makes me want to take a deep breath and smile and I will be back very soon.

Sweet home in Oakland

I love visiting my friend Sally in Oakland. Her house, shared with two other fine ladies, is simple, calm and beautiful, with amazing light throughout the day. I really need to invite myself over to work there more often!

You are invited

I’ve recently started to get to know and work with the folks of The Workshop Residence, a fantastic program in Dogpatch. Providing residence and production facilities to artists who produce limited edition works, it “aims to foster and promote innovative cross-pollination between the worlds of craft, art and design.”

The artist currently in residence is Lauren DiCioccio , whose work is thought-provoking and beautiful and friendly nature is infectious. Last Sunday, she led an embroidery workshop, at which I happily spent hours at a long table, meeting new people and concentrating on tiny stitches, a pretty impressive feat.