tulip, Canon Digital Rebel

“Just simply alive,
both of us, I
and the poppy.”
– Issa

or in this case, the tulip.

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Hi, I’m Andrea

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As an artist, photographer, life coach + mentor, I’m redefining what it means to be a SUPERHERO — ‘cause in my world, it’s got nothing to do with capes, spandex or sidekicks and everything to do with tenderness, intuition & baby steps of bravery.



  1. Julia

    Lovely photo! I adore the soft focus and the bright colors of the tulip. You have such a talent for seeing the ordinary and the beautiful through your lens. It all makes me feel very “Spring-like”. 🙂

  2. malaika


  3. kate

    the other night, i went grocery shopping and, after much deliberation, decided to buy a bouquet of tulips instead of something PRACTICAL. as a result, i decided to dress up the usually bare kitchen table with a tablecloth and runner to match the tulips. and now, every moment in my kitchen is that much happier. what a difference of perspective flowers can bring!

  4. Leonie

    So freakin awesome!
    Moment. And. Momentous.

  5. wn

    Ahh…to be somewhere that actually HAS a Spring…delightful picture…
    In Eastern Canada…we have winter…some more winter…then a few weeks of mud (one might call that Spring)…and BOOM…summer…Fall is slightly longer with a few weeks of chilly wind…then BOOM….winter!
    I dream of the days of tulips and lilys. I’ve planted tulips for the 3rd year in a row…I am fervently praying that this is the year that they’ll decide to bloom!
    thanks for the Spring!

  6. andrea

    man girl… you have the best flower photo’s ever!

  7. jen

    love love love…

  8. Jennifer

    Funny, huh? How the simplest of statements say the most?
    I’ll be sending in an essay for a free bike, and a co-worker suggested that I ought to say I’m a superhero, and I immediately thought of you…

  9. Meg

    Here in NYC it’s almost spring! You can’t feel it yet, but you can almost smell it in the air. Yay, thanks for the reminder!!

  10. Laura


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  12. jenn

    i can’t stop looking at this picture andrea! everytime i log on, i can’t help but come back to it. i love it.

  13. angela

    oh andrea.
    i think i’ve lost any and all words.
    but the one thing i know right now is
    that this is simply beautiful.

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