Passing of Time: Five Faces Version 4

Being a teacher and mama of young kiddos, my life is punctuated by June, July and August.  Like bookends, the summer months parenthesize the rest of my year. Before September rolls around marking a fresh start and back to school, I make sure to hold my annual Five Faces photoshoot of my kids and their [...]

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El Día de los Muertos + Halloween

A whirlwind weekend of celebrations left us pretty wiped out by the time Monday rolled around. We enjoyed our (second) annual trek out to the Hollywood Forever cemetery for the Día de los Muertos. (View last year’s photos).
We also had fun on Halloween.  Despite feeling sick the night before (103 fever!), Kate had [...]


The Sum of Summer

Summer 2010 at a Glance. . .
A little someone turned 5, complete with a Kai Lan party theme. What fun!
We kicked off the summer with a friend’s birthday party and a most amazing tree house!

Swimming was fun. . . .

. . . but sprinklers were pretty cool too.
We found peace + love in the streets [...]



Slow – February 27, 2010


Hidden Surprise

Hidden Surprise – February 26, 2010



Symphony – February 24, 2010 – Taken with my iPhone


Happy Thanksgiving


All Treats. No Tricks.

October whizzed by us. Luckily I was able to snap some photos of our Halloween fun. Hope you and yours had a happy Halloween too!
Presenting to you, The Mummy, The Skeleton, and The {Good} Witch.
Here are the kids before meeting up with friends for some happy trick or treating.
The mummy costume [...]


Día de los Muertos

The year after I graduated from college, I packed two suitcases and hopped on a plane to México to study and teach abroad. If any of you have had the same opportunity to live abroad, you know what a privilege and a blessing it is to learn and live in a new culture. [...]


Meet Jalen, Our Young Friend

If you have a moment, would you pay a visit to my young friend Jalen? I’ve known Jalen for two years, and he is an amazing kid. He’s super athletic (he excels at track/cross country, lacrosse, and football). He’s a big brother and a model son. Oh and he’s also a [...]

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