The Answer to Life, The Universe and Everything

Today I turn 42 and what I have learned so far about the meaning of my life, is that the most important things are to:

  1. Love Yourself!
  2. Take care and love of your family and friends
  3. Be kind
  4. Respect the Earth and all its creatures (except spiders ;-))
  5. Chase sunsets

I have so much gratitude and appreciation to all of you who have sent me Birthday wishes.  Thanks for showing me sooooo much love.



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My first photo show at the Tukwila Revealed

tukwillaTUKWILA REVEALED | Duwamish Revealed – A Series of Art Installations, Performances, and Community Events along the Duwamish River – Summer 2015

Sunday, June 21
2 – 11 pm

11428058_10153451692978833_1908798008717800973_nEmiliana Chavez has been living in the funky Seattle neighborhood of Columbia City for the past 17 years. Hailing from picturesque New Mexico, she has come to the realization that she really enjoys taking photographs of the beauty that surrounds our everyday lives. She has also found that through social media, she has been able to share these aesthetic images that cross her path with not only friends and family but with a network of people across the globe.

For Tukwila Revealed, Emiliana will be showcasing physical prints of her photography. Emiliana says, “I started getting into photography just a few years ago, mostly for fun but soon came to find out that it is truly one of my passions. I enjoy taking photographs of grandiose landscapes, bodies of water, colorful and vibrant sunsets, birds, llamas and of my two super cute Chihuahuas, Paco and Cookie.”

More Information here:

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A Duck, A Rooster, A Crow and A Rattlesnake Ledge

Hiking and biking

New and old friends

Beautiful Lands and Skies

Birds & Flowers Forever


Sunset behind the Olympic Mountain Range and the Puget Sound


View of the Cascade Mountains from Rattlesnake Ridge


Chester Morse Lake off in the distance.


Cascade Mountains


Rattlesnake Lake




My new crow friend who visits me multiple times a day.


Seattle’s Great Wheel


A Calla Lilly


A duck drinking cloud water


Microsoft Redwest Campus



Cinco de Mayo Music at the Royal Room

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