National Ninja Day

Birthday Cheesecake

Aloha and Happy Ninja Day!  Today we celebrate the start of my 30th year (right cousins?), and this weekend my lovely hubby treated me to a few of my favorite things.  Let’s review: A lovely day in the city of Tokyo, a gorgeous city that I love exploring, even when its cold. A visit to […]

How to Market to the Masses

Translation, for my non-Japanese friends:  I’m for rizzle kids.  I’m having a sale and you will know about it.  Shiz, kids, it’s a sale! A SALE!!! My friend, you’re probably thinking this hard-working lady is crazy.  How would that sound entice anyone to enter your store?  But this helium-induced-sounding yelling is not an unusual occurrance. […]


I love shooting people, especially gorgeous people who like to be photographed.  Supermodel Lindsay and I had a great time in this unexpected plaza in Shinjuku.  It was a very urban site, complete with a awesome shiny reflective building, but in its plaza was a huge garden filled with tiny flowers and simply lovely.  It […]