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He ducked a bit so he could peek under the large awning of the tent.  A verdant green hill stretched in front of the tent, leading up to the tasting room of the winery.  Down by the creekside, he shivered a bit in the cool rainy breeze.  Just as he was about to stand up […]

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Yes, I love couples in love.  Yes, I adore your stories.  I believe in marriage, and I crave the energy of a wedding day.  But when it gets right down to it, I get seriously inspired by the location.  Place has always been a huge driving force in my work.  Looking back on my art […]

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Maybe it was the lack of water, the lack of food, the desert heat, the hours and hours of fasting; it was hard to tell.  But the vivacious woman in front of him seemed more real than mirage, and when she flashed an easy smile, his heart leapt.  “I’m Katie. I’m from Wisconsin.”  she offered. […]

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She gingerly gathered the skirt of her wedding dress up in her hands, revealing a bright red crinoline underneath.  She held it up high, looked forward into the snow and with determination set on her face, waded forward in three feet of snow.  Her groom stood several feet ahead of her by a grouping of […]

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Yes, I love couples in love.  Yes, I adore your stories.  I believe in marriage, and I crave the energy of a wedding day.  But when it gets right down to it, I get seriously inspired by the location.  Place has always been a huge driving force in my work.  Looking back on my art […]

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She leaned over, putting her hands on her knees, breathing in deep.  The air was thin and they had been hiking all morning.  She stood up and looked around her as he slipped his arm around her shoulders.  The view was amazing.  “Look!” he said, pointing over to his left, “there’s our cabin”.  She smiled […]

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He followed the hostess back into the restaurant, gently pulling on Natalie’s hand behind him.  He looked back at her and smiled.  He’d forgotten the feel of her hand in his while she was studying in Spain.  It was so nice to have her back.  He looked and saw the hostess lead them back, past […]

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Marisa and Jon had a truly decadent destination wedding at the American Club in Kohler.  Few venues treat their couples with the class and panache that the American Club has.  It is truly one of my favorite Wisconsin venues for a ceremony and reception.  And, it is downright gorgeous to boot. Marisa’s shoes deserve two […]

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One year ago today I met this amazing group of people. It’s been a whole trip around the sun since we shook hands, shared pizza, poured wine and wandered olive groves in Italy. 365 days. 8760 hours. 525,600 minutes. No matter how you slice it, I’m astounded at how much time has gone by.  Why? […]

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No time for a Miscellaneous Monday today folks.  That secret project I was hoping to announce this week?  It looks like we have been delayed, again.  Trust me, no one is more frustrated by that than us.  But it also means that I have tons to get to today, and no time for ramblings. To […]

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