Summer sun at the Soell cottage on Long Island Sound.
Vibrant new year at the Palace of Fine Arts and California Academy of Sciences.
Closing out the year with a family trip through Mendocino County on the northern California coast.
Point Arena lighthouse
sea lion lounge
Sunday warm-up at the Butterfly House in Haga Park
—and a brisk walk home down the west bank of Brunnsviken.
Final summer stay in the Stockholm archipelago, exploring Norra Lagnö and historic Gustavsberg. Skål to our courageous Berlin visitors, and tasteful AirBnB host Sara.
treats & trolls
cabin view (credit: Jen Carney)
waterfront trampoline (credit: Jen Carney)
(credit: Jen Carney)
Touring the 18th-century home and recreated gardens of Carl Linnaeus, father of modern taxonomy, in Uppsala, Sweden. Thanks to gracious guests Veronica and Dieter Söll for inspiring a beautiful journey.
Venus at the orangeriet
mother & son
Soells in Sweden
Long weekend in Stockholm-archipelago town Saltsjö-Boo with adventurous guests from San Francisco and Geneva. Meeting AirBnB host Tomas was a delightful bonus—easy to see why he loves it here.
Bergholmen across the bay
echoes of midsommar
buoy in the blossoms
garden friends 1
garden friends 2
the intrepid Troxlers