Chile, look at God answering all of my prayers. “Girl, you work hard, you dress well, you are responsible, you are educated, you manage your money, you are loyal, you have big plans and beautiful dreams. You are a queen.” And God gets ALL the glory. 📸: Kariba Photography
Imagine walking out of the Capital Building for a quick stop in your Senate office after a brief, Saturday floor debate. You’re strolling through the beautiful Cherry Blossom trees and ask a stranger to snap a quick photo to capture the moment and nature’s elegance. Only it turns out this stranger happens to be a… Continue reading Spring Has Sprung 🌸
At this very moment, my life is in a beautiful season of transitions. I have given what past seasons required and so many things are now coming to an end. Some of those changes made me smile and some have made me cry. Leaving the Tacoma Urban League is by far one of the most… Continue reading Paradise Valley Girls Trip
Ok, y’all!!! I totally planned a vacation to San Francisco for the family to kick-off Spring Break 2022. Not a work trip plus family…just pure vacay. Here’s the skinny, like all of you, I work a lot. Many of you ask how I get it all done. Here’s the secret, I am very intentional about… Continue reading Spring Vacation: San Francisco
🍋🍊Thank you to local, small business Good Friends Events for the incredibly elegant design and execution of an enchanting Lemonade Picnic.
This was my very first trip to Palm Desert, California. I loved it so much I spent four days in Palm Springs and five days in La Quinta. I totally explored the towns and enjoyed warm ☀️Las Palmas sunshine. I am a foodie at heart and was able to sneak away for delicious breakfast and… Continue reading Palm Springs 🌴
This past week I vacationed in beautiful, sunny San Diego. I walked the boardwalk of Port of San Diego near the USS Midway and brunched at Snooze, Richard Walker’s, and Great Maple. Of course I visited a delicious SD taco truck and strolled Little Italy (a couple of times🤩). Please try Sorrento Ristorante if you… Continue reading San Diego☀️Vacation
Let’s get this show on the road. Suncadia Resort, here we come. Work hard. Rest harder. Fireside in the mountains. Well hello, Suncadia neighbors! Let’s drive to the beach. ☀️ Sweatshirt: Tacoma, WA Home. Not quite a city girl. I have a love affair with mountain ranges. A walk on the wild side. My God,… Continue reading Suncadia Resort 2021: Photo Diary
This month we spent almost six days on the most beautiful farm in Olympia. Not only did I want to be close to my new job at the state capital, especially since my first day as Senator we met in-person, I also wanted a quick family trip and a breath of fresh country air before… Continue reading We Spent Five Nights on a Farm!
This summer I ventured to a beautiful red cabin with a private beach for a week-long mixture of rest & relaxation as well as my daily work responsibilities. I’ll tell you what, virtual work weeks are a lot better with family, a beach, kayaks, hikes, local food, fresh crab and backyard barbecues. Of course a… Continue reading Week on Whidbey Island ☀️