Temecula Fireworks Jul07

Temecula Fireworks

My whole family was totally looking forward to seeing the Temecula Fireworks display this year. We got there an hour early, staked out our seats, and watched a couple episodes of Phineas and Ferb on the ipad while we waited for them to start. The best part was that Abby kept sitting in my lap...

Starting the Day off Right Jul02

Starting the Day off...

If I’m ordering, it’s a grande mocha with half the chocolate. For me – not for her, I promise. But I’d rather have my espresso at home – preferably in the backyard while wrapped up in a blanket. Good days always start with a good...

Just that cool Jun20

Just that cool

This “senior season” I found myself facing an impending reality. I’m getting old. I have so much fun talking and laughing with seniors during the session, but when I go to do their blog post I think, “okay, I want to make sure I describe them to be as cool as they...

Loving my Dad Jun17

Loving my Dad

When I stop and think about it, my dad has taught me a lot of things. But I don’t know how often I stop and thank him for it or tell him how he has shaped my character. One of those things is definitely the value of hard work. Growing up, he was always super handy around the house. He...

This Video Made Me Cry Jun05

This Video Made Me C...

I’m not a cryer. Sappy things, romantic movies, even the Titanic on a big screen. Nope. My level headedness just doesn’t let the emotions kick in and overwhelm me. But a few nights ago, I was watching a video on studio lighting. And after the informative-if-not-slightly-boring...

Deep Reflections on Memorial Day May29

Deep Reflections on ...

I hope you all had a fantastic Memorial day. I’m so thankful for all of the men and women who have served and sacrificed for our country. Leading up to the day, my four year old had a very serious question – not about those who have served – but about another Memorial Day...