Posts Categorized: Personal

Hope You Had a Great Summer!

Just wanted to say Hi!  Hope you had a great summer with friends and family and had a chance to take a trip to a favorite spot or  maybe some place new and exciting! Where did you go this summer?

Wine and Fun in Napa

A day off work for a little summertime fun at Beringer Vineyards in Napa Valley. Beringer puts on some fun events throughout the year, this one included wine tasting of course, a band, food, sketch artist, tours and lawn games. It was fun watching my niece and a friend playing a giant Jenga game on… Read more »

Visiting from Louisianna

Kim, Barry and Sierra are in Sacramento visiting from Louisiana for the Christmas Holiday. She asked me if I would be able to photograph them as they didn’t have a recent picture of the three of them. Barry had to head back a week before Kim and Sierra, and fortunately I was able to find… Read more »

Doggie Love

Have been babysitting Judy, a long haired dachshund, for my daughter’s friend Sarah, she has run off to Paris and other wonderful places,  while she is gone for 2 months. I’m so envious, I’ve never been. 🙁 We are enjoying her company though and she has become quite fond of us, especially my hubby…….

Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz in October is great! The weather is a little cool but no crowds. Still great to go to the beach although you don’t really want to jump in the water.  Plan your Santa Cruz Family Portrait now. Can’t make it to Santa Cruz, Folsom Lake doesn’t have the waves but we still have… Read more »

Rice and Electronics

I’m on the other side of a lovely pond and waterfall taking photos of a beautiful family. Across the water is my assistant holding my flash and pocket wizard on a monopod.  Somehow the flash and wizard come off the stand and fall, of all places, into the water!  The batteries fall out of the… Read more »


My beautiful granddaughter, Arabella, was born on Jan. 10, 2012. She came into the world slow and fast. Let me explain. Everyone waited anxiously for her birth, due Dec. 14th, and waited… and waited…Christmas came… waited..New Years came… waited, then after another ultrasound we were informed the due date was actually January 4th or 5th…. Read more »