Regale Winery

Like most of you, I love to go wine tasting with my husband and friends.  Over the years I have tasted in many of California's wine regions and have enjoyed their numerous appellations.  But Napa, Sonoma, Paso Robles, and El Dorado are a good distance from my home, which take a planned weekend. … [Read more...]

Happy New Year!

I had the good fortune to photograph the feature article for the December 2014/January 2015 issue of South Bay Accent Magazine!  The feature article is on high-end craft cocktails at very cool local bars.  I had a great time during the four-day photo shoot at ten bars!  As you all know, people who … [Read more...]

An Edible Garden As Art

Earlier this month, my mother and I attend the Elizabeth Gamble Garden’s Spring Tour, which is held annually in Palo Alto.  Each year, Gamble Garden feature Palo Alto residential gardens on the garden tour as well as their own extensive garden on Waverley Street.  The spring bloom at Gamble Garden … [Read more...]


Some of you may know this... some of you may have guessed this… but I am crazy about tomatoes!  I grow them, eat them, cook them, can them, and give them away to my family and friends.  I just can’t get enough of them.  The beautiful colorful orbs actual give me joy to just look at and photograph … [Read more...]

Third Wave Coffee

  In the past 10 years, the coffee industry has experienced a rebirth… something quite different than what Starbuck’s and Peet’s is pouring… it is an artisanal coffee movement which is called Third Wave Coffee.  The movement is comprised of small independently owned coffee roasting … [Read more...]