…Drizzle

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drizzle |ˈdrizəl| noun light rain falling in very fine drops Come rain or shine was what I read on the Leap Sandcastle Classic’s website this past weekend. Wouldn’t you know, after a serious drought in California for the last four years, on this particular weekend, the Bay Area saw some much needed rain! A little rain didn’t stop us from […]

…Ease

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ease |ēz| noun absence of difficulty or effort I’d love to say that each session I do starts out immediately with an absence of difficulty or effort, but that would be a lie. It always, as it should, takes a few setups to ease into picture taking. It’s unnatural for most people. So, as the photographer it is my […]

…Survival

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survival |sərˈvīvəl| noun the state or fact of continuing to live or exist, typically in spite of an ordeal They did it yay! They made it! Lynda and Andy’s little (not so little anymore) babies have turned one! I remember feeling like I would never get there and when I survived the first year as a mommy, I felt very accomplished! […]

…Just a Peek

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peek |pēk| verb  look quickly, typically in a furtive manner Here is a quick peek of one of my favorite shots from my morning session with Scott, Holly and Ellie!

…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 […]

…Sand Dollars

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sand dollar noun  flattened sea urchin that lives partly buried in sand “Remember when you were little and we collected the sand dollars that were covering the shore at the beach,” my mother says to me this morning. As many know my memory, not so great, so no I didn’t remember this memory, but decided I wanted to make this […]

…Hiking

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hike |hīk| noun  a long walk, especially in the country or wilderness I spent the morning at Lands End with my boy! We came here when he was a bit younger, when he was just starting to walk and he did great. He made it really far one way. I made the mistake of going to far, for I had […]

…Sand

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sand |sand|noun a loose granular substance, typically pale yellowish brown, resulting from theerosion of siliceous and other rocks and forming a major constituent of beaches,riverbeds, the seabed, and deserts. He is not a big fan of the ocean or the waves, but he loves the sand. Samuel has just begun to learn how to walk and although it took us quite a […]

…The Bay

bay  |bā|noun a broad inlet of the sea where the land curves inward “Summertime and the livin’s easy.” Showed up at six o’clock to the bay today with Natalie, Vick, Leo, and Erin. Perfect timing, we were the only ones there to enjoy the end of a warm and quiet summer day!  Vick schooled us […]

…Crush

crush |krə sh | noun  informal a brief but intense infatuation for someone I’ve know Luke and Ryan for awhile and each year they get cuter and  more lovable. I’ll admit I have a bit of a crush on both of them. Quite frankly, can you blame me. I spent one early morning last week with these boys down […]