Fernridge Christmas Tree Forest

I have rules about Christmas trees. They may not be purchased before December 1st (because anything Christmas before December is an abomination) and they must come down on January 1st Read More…

Snow Day

November third, and we have a couple of inches of snow on the ground. This doesn’t bode well for those nice, civilized west coast winters I prefer. On the other Read More…

Halloween at Historic Stewart Farm

This weekend the kids and I visited Historic Stewart Farm for their Halloween celebration. I like visiting this place for holidays, as they do a great job of pulling together Read More…

Family Group

Family Group by Henry Moore. Plus the requisite picture of kids trying to wrap their heads around public art…

Barnaby

This is Barnaby.   A year ago when we moved, Iz was having a really hard time with it. Moving’s hard at any age, but 7 is especially difficult, I Read More…

Sucia

Three years ago, we visited Sucia for the first time in a very long time. Last week, my dad, my brother and his family, and me and the kids went Read More…

Galaxy Nails

One sweet afternoon with Nana produced what she calls galaxy nails. She says that’s what she’s always going to get from now on.

Another Life Adjustment

Well, ┬áthat was quite a year, wasn’t it? I haven’t posted here since June of 2016, and in that time there have been some changes. Family members got sick. There Read More…

Baby Goats

If you know the right people at Maan Farms, they show you the secret room with the baby goats.