Jake and Skylar

sunshine |ˈsənˌ sh īn| noun figurative cheerfulness; happiness Her name is actually Skylar, but little brother Jake calls her Gar. It is really quite enduring. I found myself calling her that too. Last year it was “Lar,” now it’s “Gar.” It’s pretty cute. Skylar was a student in my class last year and I hadn’t seen her since she […]


At the World Series, Game 2

bliss |blis| noun perfect happiness; great joy It is hard to explain what this past month has meant to me. It’s a game, but it’s not just a game! What this season of Giants baseball has done for me, my family, my friends, and for my city is really quite indescribable. This particular Giants team has […]

…Make Believe

Halloween 1

make-believe verb pretend; imagine For the first time since all my nieces and nephews were born I spent Halloween with them. When not technically on the day, but at each of their perspective schools the Friday before. Each had their own Halloween parade. Absolutely the cutest thing I’ve ever seen. I fell more in love […]


Alex and Jamie 1

love |ləv| noun  an intense feeling of deep affection My good friends Alex and Jamie got married this past September in Wisconsin. I was honored to take part in their special day. Not only did I fall in love with the location but the Wisconsin hospitality. Alex and Jamie, you two made me laugh, smile and […]