q&a words

q&a: family portraits

A friend shot me this question on Facebook, and after the site ate the second half of my two-part reply, I decided to just make a post out of it (at least WordPress automatically saves drafts). And considering my sporadic posting habits of late, I can always do with more topics to write on. Read more [...]
people people

animals and children

While on my two-week sojourn back to The Bay, a friend and ex-coworker reached out to me. I'd shot her son's first birthday a couple years back and as the family had since increased by one, they were hoping for some family portraits. I was more than happy to oblige. Read more [...]
people places travel


The main reason for my return to the Philippines was to pick up my grandmother, who has been living in Cebu for the last year or so. We had sent her back from the States to escape the Winter, and illness had prevented us from bringing her home sooner. Said picking up has hit a bit of a snag, as apparently her being in the Philippines for over a year (due to aforementioned illness) resulted in her Green Card being invalidated. Read more [...]
animals & pets misc


That's what my sister called him. She'd brought him with her to San Francisco from Savannah when she moved in 2001, and for as long as I can remember, that's been her name for him. Read more [...]