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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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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Happy Father’s Day!

Nothing surpasses the joy of being a father. I feel blessed having three girls call me father and quite frightened to think that someday they may all get married. On this day, set aside to honor father's and the contributions they make in the lives of their children, I wish…

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OMSIOPOLIS! Oregon Museum of Science and Industry

Distinguished humans and humanoids alike were in attendance at the annual Oregon Museum of Science and Industry black-tie fundraiser OMSIOPOLIS. Donations helped fund OMSI's Inspire a Child Program. A veritable who's who among Portland were in attendance. The theme this year was robots in honor of the featured exhibit Robots+Us…

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My Life. My Card.

Children are truly one of God's greatest gifts to us mere mortals. Yes, they can be challenging, but there are moments that are, well...priceless. For instance, take the current American Express, My life My card, ad campaign. There are a number of these ads running in national magazines featuring celebrities.…

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Meet Mr. Bowman

James is one of my oldest and dearest friends. It's only fitting that I post this today as he celebrates his birthday. I met James as I was traveling through college, both of us studying photography. Over the years, he's stood with me through many major life events and our…

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Hustle and Flow

While I don't have any new images to share, I did watch a movie (big surprise) called Hustle and Flow. I found the line that just reached out and grabbed me. I'm not a big rap music fan, but the storyline is about the struggle of an artist, wanting his…

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Cinematic Wisdom

Movies are one of my passions. I watch them to study the lighting and cinematography of masters. To be inspired and entertained. Movies are a great experience. How many movies have I watched? You really don't want to know! For a long time, I've tried to find the best way…

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