Exercise LA

    Six Pack of Peaks!

    August 31, 2017
    San Gorgonio Peak

    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 all of southern California, this challenge benefits Big City Mountaineers and provided me with hours of hiking and bountiful rewards.

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  • 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.…

    August 17, 2017
  • 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…

    April 18, 2017
  • 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…

    February 23, 2017
  • love trumps hate

    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…

    November 12, 2016
  • 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…

    October 2, 2016
  • 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)…

    August 17, 2016
  • Three-day weekend
    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…

    May 27, 2016