morning run

Every once in a while, I can’t help but stop in the middle of my morning run and truly enjoy the view around me. This photo was take from the top of a hill in Pacific Heights looking East toward

morning run

Every once in a while, I can’t help but stop in the middle of my morning run and truly enjoy the view around me. This photo was take from the top of a hill in Pacific Heights looking East toward

chippendale chairs

Thomas Chippendale (1718-1779) was a cabinet maker & furniture designer from London who specialized in the mid-Georgian, English Rococo & Neoclassical styles.  His designs & chairs are regarded as establishing the fashion for furniture for that period and are still

chippendale chairs

Thomas Chippendale (1718-1779) was a cabinet maker & furniture designer from London who specialized in the mid-Georgian, English Rococo & Neoclassical styles.  His designs & chairs are regarded as establishing the fashion for furniture for that period and are still

ikat is everywhere

Gorgeous ikat fabrics are showing up everywhere these days in decor and design.  the fabrics comes in many colors and has an organic, almost tribal looking pattern.  Ikat is a dying technique that dates back to pre-Columbian Central & South

ikat is everywhere

Gorgeous ikat fabrics are showing up everywhere these days in decor and design.  the fabrics comes in many colors and has an organic, almost tribal looking pattern.  Ikat is a dying technique that dates back to pre-Columbian Central & South

“17 months on 280”

A few years ago I took a job with a commute between San Francisco and Santa Clara. I realized that along with the outrageously long hours I would be working for this job, I spent almost 2.5 to 3 hours

“17 months on 280”

A few years ago I took a job with a commute between San Francisco and Santa Clara. I realized that along with the outrageously long hours I would be working for this job, I spent almost 2.5 to 3 hours

peonies

I don’t know what it is about Peonies. There is no arguing with me about it – they are the without a doubt the most beautiful flower – ever. Can you tell they are my absolute favorite? I can’t wait

peonies

I don’t know what it is about Peonies. There is no arguing with me about it – they are the without a doubt the most beautiful flower – ever. Can you tell they are my absolute favorite? I can’t wait

chinatown

This past Saturday my parents came to visit me. It was a gorgeous (and usual) 70+ degree day in SF, which made for a perfect afternoon of strolling along the narrow streets of Chinatown. One of our favorite things to do is

chinatown

This past Saturday my parents came to visit me. It was a gorgeous (and usual) 70+ degree day in SF, which made for a perfect afternoon of strolling along the narrow streets of Chinatown. One of our favorite things to do is

welcome!

I’m obsessed with front doors.  It’s the first impression of your home, your welcome sign, how you present your home to people.  Your front door is how your guests first see your house – and it should make a statement!!

welcome!

I’m obsessed with front doors.  It’s the first impression of your home, your welcome sign, how you present your home to people.  Your front door is how your guests first see your house – and it should make a statement!!