…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! […]

…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 […]

…Seeds

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seed |sēd| noun the cause or latent beginning of a feeling, process, or condition I’d say I’ve been really fortunate to have made and kept friends from my early childhood years. Some if not most of my friends are people I went to preschool and elementary school with. I have a few acquaintances from High School as well as a few from College. […]

…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 […]

…Apricots

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apricot |ˈapriˌkät, ˈāpri-| noun  a juicy, soft fruit, resembling a small peach, of an orange-yellow color I spent the morning with my son and niece in an apricot orchard. The trees were bare but the ground was riddled with left behind apricots. Some were “yucky” in terms of my niece, others shriveled up, others unripe. We were able to find about […]

…Soaked

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soaked |sōkt|adjective extremely wet; saturated “Take photos of my kids doing something they enjoy,” was the request for this photo shoot. Soapy water, bathing suits, sponges, and a car….totally a recipe for a crazy  and fun afternoon. These three sisters did not disappoint. It was innocent at first, but then Brooke had to stir up the trouble […]