Music

    Belly!

    I don’t have words expressive enough to convey how much I love this band. From playing Star on repeat at Sam Goody Music in the Columbia Mall in 1992/93 to bonding with my husband over King in 1995 to starting every road trip together for 20+ years with Puberty to finally seeing them live 2 years ago in LA when they reunited. Continue Reading

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    Exercise LA

    Six Pack of Peaks!

    The Six Pack of Peaks are a series of increasingly higher and harder peaks in southern California. Starting with Mount Wilson, known for its Observatory and ending with San Gorgonio, the highest peak in…

  • Acting

    This is the Journey

    Thanks to the good folks at parad.am and Alo House Recovery Center in beautiful Malibu, California for including me in this short film, This Is The Journey.…

  • Acting

    Technology, Parody, and Me!

    Portal A Spoofs 1994’s Hottest Internet Service Provider, OATH By Patrick Coffee on Apr. 13, 2017 Remember the AOL/Time Warner merger? It was so huge and successful that those douchebags got their own ugly…

  • Acting

    Friend Request

    It was a pleasure to spend time with Wine Industries and their talented team in late 2016 shooting, Friend Request. Apart from a baby who despised me (in real life) and a husband who…

  • love trumps hate
    Lifestyle

    love trumps hate

    It’s 4 days past the election and I’m asking myself how I feel. That’s a heavy question because I’ve got all the feels right now. I’ve choked back tears every day, but haven’t had…

  • Art

    Reinterpreting Art

    Inspired by my first piece of fiber art, I wanted to make something extra special for my mom’s big birthday this year. I considered a number of Sarah Benning‘s patterns, but then it dawned on…

  • Commercial actress Karin Tracy
    Acting LA

    Touchstone Energy Cooperative Commercial

    What a delight it was to shoot this super fun commercial for Touchstone Energy Cooperative last week with a talented team. My handsome hubby (Bobby Marchesso), sweet son (Michael Shacket), and adorbs daughter (Ellie Kolster)…

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    Lifestyle Sewing

    Long weekend

    Ah, how I love a three-day!! So many opportunities to do a thousand things or barely any. Apart from a personal training session at my new gym, Equinox, on Saturday and a couple classes…