“That girl down there is like a mule!” This was one of the greatest compliments I ever received. Why? Because in this statement alone, I knew I had shattered one of this man’s gender-stereotypes and any other preconceived notions about … Continue reading She’s Like A Mule
I love love. And I am so excited for my dear friends, Laura and Charlie, in their engagement! Laura was one of my first friends on the island. I have Laura to thank for introducing me to the world of … Continue reading Engagement Session: Laura & Charlie
Island time is one thing, but Molokai time is another. This island was the last of the six main Hawaiian islands that Clay and I had the chance to visit and we were so glad that we did! Molokai offers … Continue reading Molokai Time
A couple of months ago on a beautiful North Shore morning I found myself willingly exiting the safety of a boat to enter into shark infested waters. Funnily enough, one of the first things that Clay and I did upon … Continue reading Swimming with Sharks: Uncaged
Some things about me: In the past, the “aha” moment in decision making has always come easily.|I continually feel the need to achieve and to grow and to learn. |At the age of 20 I fell in love with travel.|I … Continue reading Where Do We Go From Here?
This winter my dear friends Mike and Clarise got engaged! When they asked me to take their engagement photos I was thrilled. On a Sunday morning about a month ago we headed to Lanikai bright and early to capture their love and their promise of a future together as husband and wife. Continue reading A Lanikai Sunrise to Remember
Everest. The tallest mountain in the world located in the Nepalese Himalayas. Two years ago today my girlfriends and I succeeded in reaching new heights – 17,598 feet in elevation to be exact. On March 29, 2015, we reached Everest … Continue reading Feeling on Top of The World at Everest Base Camp
A Guest Blog by Tori Barker! Disney’s Moana has dazzled audiences around the world, making over $450 million. Although the box office hit was a unique and darling tale for Disney, directors weren’t quite sure how the film would resonate … Continue reading Moana: A Depiction of Present Day Polynesia
Being back in the Pacific Northwest this week has been nothing short of wonderful. With five days spent around Portland and the Columbia River Gorge, Clay and I made the most of our visit. Undoubtedly, this place that I used … Continue reading 5 Days in a PNW Winter Wonderland
This week, my dear friends left Hawaii to continue on to their next adventure: Boston. Ashley and Eddie, two people that I have become close friends with here in Hawaii, are two of kind. I have a deep affection for … Continue reading A Hui Hou, Ashley and Eddie!