august 11, 2019

“Life may not be the party we’d hoped for, but while we’re here we should dance.” ~ Unknown     Annie Bassoni and I made a trip to Ohio to see (in Annie’s case meet) BFFs Eric and Bree Chapman. This protective dude at the entrance of Eric and Bree’s abode, The Rookery, caught me eye every time we walked through the door. I think he knew we were in

august 10, 2019

“There is a vitality, a life force, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And If you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and be lost. The world will not have it. It is not your business to determine how good it is nor how valuable it is nor

december 7, 2018

“My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.” ~ Henry Rollins Eric and Bree fixed up a portion of their house for Eric’s Reiki studio. I relaxed the second I stepped into the blacklight glow. They did a great job with the space, and Eric is taking on more and more sessions. He’s one of the most gentle men I’ve ever known, and he’s totally perfect as a Reiki practitioner.

november 17, 2018

“Choose happiness, not success, as your life’s goal. If you become successful but aren’t happy, then what is the point? ~ Haemin Sunim     Stacy and I drove north. Leeza Gordon drove south. We met outside Owensville, Ohio at The Rookery, home of Eric and Bree Chapman. I had one of the most important conversations I’ve ever had with the power couple of Titus Road, and as we drove

july 9, 2017

“It’s your life. Don’t let anyone make you feel guilty for living it your way.” ~ Unknown     After yesterday’s recording session, Bree and Eric Chapman took me for a tour of their gorgeous corner of heaven. We came to a place so beautiful that I needed to photograph them in it. They were sweet enough to let me. The strong sunlight through the canopy would not cooperate, but