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 […]

Momentum…

momentum |mōˈmentəm, mə-| noun Physics the quantity of motion of a moving body, measured as a product of its mass and velocity. I was trying to get my son to understand how to make himself go faster on his new bike and a memory popped into my head, when by boyfriend had taught my son the word momentum. He was pushing him on some […]

…Chef

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chef |SHef| noun a professional cook, typically the chief cook in a restaurant or hotel. Three years old, I tell ya, this age has given me a run for my money. I hear it being called “Threenager” often, and I have to say, it’s pretty accurate. One moment he is the sweetest little guy, the next minute a holy terror. It’s constantly […]

…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 […]

…Ninjas

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ninja |ˈninjə| noun a person skilled in ninjutsu The day started out with us doing crafts getting ready for 4th of July. While outside it turned into a “look how high I can kick” tournament. Fun morning spent with the cousins!    

…Moves

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move |mo͞ov| verb  go in a specified direction or manner; change position  My son and I tried to soak in some of this unusual hot weather in San Francisco this weekend, by attending the Presidio Off the Grid food truck event. We picked up a grilled cheese sandwich and some ice cream. My boy was more concerned about dancing […]

…Gardening

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gardening noun is their favorite weekend pursuit: horticulture, yardwork, landscaping. I am a big fan of Pinterest…isn’t everyone!! I try to actually make some of the things I pin onto my boards. No doubt I have a lot of pins that remain on my wall and are never attempted, but this weekend my son and I took two days to “almost” complete […]

…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 […]

…Sisters

sister |ˈsistər| noun a woman or girl in relation to other daughters and sons of her parents. This is my second time photographing this family except this time with a new addition. The last time I had a session with Mikaela, her Mom was pregnant with 18mo old Viviana. Time flies. I may have a knack […]

…Sunshine

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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 […]