Mother’s Day at Steelhead Diner

What happens when you cross the best fancy diner in Seattle with a kitchen fire? Mother’s Day mayhem, plus a photo with the Seattle Fire Department’s finest! Also, funny kid-friendly cookware from Sur La Table.

Coloring Easter Eggs

Ellie and Grammy color Easter eggs.


Pictures from Halloween 2008, with handmade costumes by Tracy.

Ortlieb Family Reunion, June 14-21

Pictures from the Ortlieb Family Reunion in Ocean Isle Beach, NC from June 14-21. Pictures of airborne “Enola” stomach virus” not included. 🙂

38 special

A day off to keep things interesting on my 38th birthday (yesterday), with CAKE!

Easter, and a walk in the park

More photos as spring finally arrives in Ballard.

Ellie’s 2nd birthday

And photos from around the holidays!