Just a quick check-in here! I’m off to Seattle in the morning to shoot another wedding with Josh and spend some time with the lovely Greenlake girls. Here’s a bit of life lately – what I’m reading, seeing, and enjoying. Have a wonderful Memorial Day weekend!

Travel Bug

May 18, 2012

Hello from sunny California! I’m sitting on Kathy’s back deck, sipping iced coffee and playing on her iPad.  It’s definitely my happy place. The trip has been great so far. I miss Matthew, but sometimes these solo trips can feel so restoring.  Tomorrow I head back home for a few days, and then it’s off […]

Nothing so loudly proclaims the end of Dark Winter like the first Farmer’s Market of the season. Before I go on, I know some of you are like what, first market of the season, oh wow I’ve been eating fresh bok choy all winter long, and did I mention the avocados and tomatoes? To you, […]


May 12, 2012

Tonight at 5:30 p.m. RJ and Anna welcomed  John Parker Hosking  into the world.  Parker, we love you so much already and can’t wait to be your new neighbors. (You have some rad parents, believe me.) xoxo, Aunt Jess and Uncle Matthew 

Hello Wednesday. My posts have been a bit more sporadic as of late – you know, my life is glamourous and fast paced and all that. I have many leather bound books and my office smells of rich mahogany. I joke. What have I been up to… I am the queen of boxes. I am their […]

And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. -Roald Dahl

I’ve never been one of those people that thought driving across the country would be fun. I mean, looking back on it, I’m sure I’d think oh wow, that was a cool experience, I’m so glad I did it. But the thought of driving endless hours on endless stretches of highway… not my thing. So, two […]