…Tradition

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tradition |trəˈdiSHən| noun a long-established custom or belief that has been passed on in this way As a Mom I am just in the beginning stages of creating traditions for my son. I’ve taken some from my own childhood and introduced them to him thus far. Many are holiday traditions. What a difference one year makes. I waited too […]

…Sea

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sea noun the expanse of salt water that covers most of the earth’s surface and surrounds its landmasses. Why are we so mesmerized by ginormous fish tanks? Why do people young and old, stop dead in their tracks to stare longingly at ocean life. I think it’s because the ocean is so vast, so beautiful, […]

…Transform

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transform |transˈfôrm| verb make a thorough or dramatic change in the form, appearance, or character of “I’ve always loved butterflies, because it reminds me that it is never too late to transform ourselves.”-Drew Barrymore Just the other night I was chatting with my boyfriend and I was in a pretty bummed out mood. I kept telling him, “I wish I had […]

…July

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July |jo͝oˈlī| noun (pl. Julys) the seventh month of the year, in the northern hemisphere usually considered the second month of summer: July is a favorite month of mine. It really starts to feel like summer, my Mom’s birthday is in July, and we celebrate the Fourth of July. My son is only three so we don’t have a bunch […]

…Paces

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pace 1 |pās| noun a single step taken when walking or running Two miles of single steps to be exact! My little boy and I love going out and having Mommy and Me adventures. This past Sunday was no different. The Pacifica beach trail was our destination. We collected rocks, leaves, ate some Halloween candy and raced each other […]

…Sunday

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Sunday |ˈsəndā, -dē| noun the day of the week before Monday and following Saturday Spent this beautiful Sunday morning enjoying the ocean air with my son. We did some climbing too. He’s ruined his third pair of pants crawling and climbing up, over, under, and through things. Sutro Baths is a perfect spot for my little rock climber. October is getting busy […]

…Tourism

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tourism |ˈto͝orˌizəm| noun the commercial organization and operation of vacations and visits to places of interest. A walk across the Golden Gate Bridge doesn’t get more touristy then that. Spent the morning with three of my favorites and took them around the city for a day of fun. The girls were dropping their brother off at college across the Bay, so instead […]

…Rhythm

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rhythm |ˈriT͟Həm| noun a person’s natural feeling for rhythm MAY YOU ALWAYS WALK TO THE BEAT AND THE RHYTHM OF YOUR OWN DRUM, SWEET BOY!

…Bella

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Bella noun beloved dog on ranch in Montana I never had a pet growing up, was a mom to a labrador dog for a short time in my twenties, had roommates with pets, but not much else. Most of my long term friends will tell you that I am pretty petrified of animals, dogs especially. […]

…Absence

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absence |ˈabsəns| noun the state of being away from a place or person These pictures were taken the last time we saw my friends Katherine and her son, Nile. They were moving out of state the next week and we wanted the boys to get together before they headed out of town. This park in the Pacific Heights neighborhood was a […]