When I was a kid, I was a Weather Channel addict — back in the days of white text on a blue screen with Kenny G. playing along with the forecast. My dad watched TWC often, and so I learned the magic that was snowfall forecast might equal snow day. I went to bed knowing there was an 80% chance of . . .
If you know me, you know that "Last Christmas" by Wham! is my favorite Christmas song and peppermint mochas are my favorite drink this time of year. And, I love cookies and holiday decor. In fact, I'd be perfectly fine skipping the gift exchanges as long as I had the music and the food, and was . . .
At the main entrance of my street rests a somewhat disheveled building that has served as a place of business for everything from a tool rental store to a window tinting and custom auto paint shop, and before that, what I'm 98% sure was a chop shop. I've always liked this building, though, because . . .
Finally, being a red-and-black-buffalo-plaid-loving, old-red-truck-hauling-a-pine-tree-obsessed, Frank Sinatra-Christmas-album-blasting- crazy person is socially acceptable! Hello, December! I thought you'd never come. ... says the girl who tied fleece "scarves" around 15 individual grapevine . . .
I had the honor of photographing Siena College couple Brett Bisping and Dana Sauer as they celebrated their engagement last fall. I encouraged Brett, now a basketball alum, and Dana, a cheerleading alum, to be themselves during our session, and I would do the rest. For the first phase of the . . .
This won't last long on game day. Buy all your ingredients fresh, and get to gettin': 1 lb. ripe tomatoes from the vine, chopped into 1/4 in. cubes 3 jalapeños, stemmed, seeded and finely chopped 1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion 3 tsp. fresh-squeezed . . .
Sometimes, I carve out a few minutes of alone time to be creative, but have zero ideas. I want to create something, but what? I sit at my desk with a blank watercolor tablet or canvas in front of me, fresh H20 in the "paint water" jar, and feel uninspired. Waaahhhh waaaaaah. This was the scene on . . .