Everyone's site is Under Construction, and this one is no exception. While I have a very rich, varied personal life, the personal section of my website is a bit sparse.

I figured it was more important to get the professional side done, so I could find employment. But I'll continue to add content to this, as time permits.

Thank you for stopping by to look!


I work hard to give my shar-peis a better life

A Photographer's wish is to always be at the right place, at the right time. ~ Maria Santos Salinas

There is nothing to
writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed. ~ Hemingway

Philosophies - Mine & Others

Favorite Philosophies:

These are some favorite quotes, and a few mantras I'm trying to live by.  At some point, I'll write about them

  • Life isn't about waiting for the storms to pass.  It's about learning to dance in the rain. ~ unknown - where is my photo of this piece?
  • Do one thing every day that scares you. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
A Few of My Own Mantras
  • The learning starts when the Go Button breaks. ~ me
  • Nothing brings me alive like the relentless pursuit of what makes me feel red-hot on fire. ~ me
  • Intense Curiosity + Relentless Grit + Unwavering Hope = My Secret to Happiness & Success ~ me
  • Be A Lighthouse, Not A Flashlight ~ me