Tardiness…

tardiness |ˈtärdēnis| nounthe quality or fact of being late; lateness I say better late than never. Sometimes it seems as if, in all the pictures I take, more than half of them never get seen. Never for those ones, I guess. So although my son and my two nieces’ birthdays were over three weeks ago, I finally got organized and was able […]

…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!

…Project Happiness

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happiness |ˈhapēnis| noun the state of being happy She calls her movement Project Happiness: Paint the World Pretty. This social movement involves the art of paying it forward. Free art is dropped in different communities and the only job of the recipient is to do something nice for someone else. The first time she did this was in […]

…Cream

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cream |krēm|noun the thick white or pale yellow fatty liquid that rises to the top when milk is left to stand and that can be eaten as an accompaniment to desserts or used as a cooking ingredient Yesterday, my Mom spent the afternoon of her birthday doing what she loves best; spending time with her grandchildren (we missed you Lucas) and […]

…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 […]

…Pier 39

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pier |pi(ə)r| noun a structure leading out from the shore into a body of water Having summer’s off is really working for me! During my time off I promised myself I’d take my son out and do some touristy things. We played in Golden Gate Park, walked across the Golden Gate Bridge, and today took my niece along with us […]

…Golden Gate Park

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park |pärk| noun a large public green area in a town, used for recreation I’m not sure the name of the park I took my niece and nephew to in Golden Gate Park. I called it the “hill park” when I was a kid. Hill park because there was a huge grassy hill that we used to roll […]

…Summer

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summer  |ˈsəmər|noun the warmest season of the year, in the northern hemisphere from June to August and in the southern hemisphere from December to February On the first weekend, of my first ever summer off, my son and I spent it inside. Both of us were recovering from a knarly cold and cough. Sometimes staying in is just as fun. We […]

…Splash

splash |spla sh | noun a spell of moving about in water energetically I took to the slip in slide this week with the girls. I was designated the score keeper, a 1 was not so good and a 5 was spectacular. The Olympics must have really inspired them, especially the gymnastics because they were doing cartwheels, summersaults, and […]

…Memories-Part 1

memory |ˈmem(ə)rē|noun something remembered from the past; a recollection It’s been a few months since I’ve seen this little boy, so I can imagine he looks a bit different, but this past summer I had the privilege of being nanny to this little guy and his big brother. It was a great time, very enlightening. I was […]