Living Your Dream

While in Seattle, I had the opportunity to visit my friend Mat Hayward. A talented photographer who shoots weddings, sports (Seahawks), contributes to a stock agency, volunteers at the zoo, manages McGrath's Fish House, in addition to raising two daughters and being married to a beautiful woman. He's a very…

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Ambassador for Change – No More Plastic Water Bottles

At first glance, it may not seem like much, but if everyone tried to make one change in their life to help the environment then collectively we could change the world. It seems that I can't pick up a newspaper, magazine or turn on the radio without hearing stories about…

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Amber and Michael’s Jackson Hole Wyoming Wedding

When Johnny Cash and June Carter recorded their song, they had no idea that it would become a theme for Amber and Michael. "We got married in a fever, hotter than a pepper sprout, We've been talkin' 'bout Jackson, ever since the fire went out. I'm goin' to Jackson, I'm…

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Summer Madness at the Seashore

Summer hit full force in July. Today is the last day of the month and I'm still a little dazed with all that's happened the past 3 weeks. It started with a wedding on 07/07/07. Two days later, we drove to Seaside, Oregon for a week long family vacation. This…

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The Day General Peter Pace Came to Town

There was excitement in the air as preparations were made to welcome General Peter Pace, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. His plane was fighting a strong headwind as it flew to Portland, delaying his arrival by an hour. The General was coming to Vancouver, Washington to speak at…

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Happy Anniversary Baby!

May 23rd is my wedding anniversary, and my wife and I both look back at the day we were married as one of the best days of our lives. It was an intimate gathering of family who journeyed with us to Admiralty Head Lighthouse on Whidbey Island for the wedding…

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Happy Mother’s Day

There is nothing like a mother's love. Today we honor our mothers and let them know how much they mean to us. Moms...I hope your family got the memo that you were taking the day off, kicking back and letting the day take care of itself. I've been blessed with…

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The Movie 300

For months I have been anticipating the release of the movie 300. As stunning and visually inspiring as the trailers are, for some reason, my wife was not as anxious as I to see this movie. Fortunately, my friend James was up for a screening and I decided the only…

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Kansas City, Here I Come

In just a few short hours, my brother and I will be boarding a plane bound for Kansas City, Missouri. While I've enjoyed most of my adult life in the Pacific Northwest, I was born and raised in the Midwest, where I learned my work ethic and values. Something I'm…

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The Man Knows His Game

This year is one of the best in my career. I've worked hard since starting on this path in 1990 and it's really come together for me as an artist and a business. In all honestly, I owe it to my amazing clients. They support me and encourage me to…

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