Babymoon of the Mini Variety – Ojai

Just one of many little reading nooks...

As the expansion of our family is nearing closer every day, I wanted us to have a little getaway prior to our baby boy’s arrival. We didn’t have a lot to spend, so we couldn’t go far and we were just in Santa Barbara in June. In all of my time living in California, I’ve… Continue reading Babymoon of the Mini Variety – Ojai

C is for California

If you look down at the map below…I live in the Southern bright red area, also known as Los Angeles:     People may have their things to say about the plastic people, the traffic, the smog and the heat, but to me California has so much more to offer than those things.  If I… Continue reading C is for California

It’s already Christmas on the other side of the world…

What is the state of readiness here in my little piece of California? The gifts are all wrapped (except the ones that got lost in the closet) and the cards nearly written…the pie crust waits for filling, and the gingerbread house is still in pieces…it will all get done, but I just wanted to take… Continue reading It’s already Christmas on the other side of the world…

Day Eleven-When I was 12…

home was a two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment in the San Fernando Valley. Reseda, California, to be exact. I lived there with my parents and little sister Dawn, who was between 7 and 8 at the time. It was a step up from our last place where my parents slept in the living room so we could… Continue reading Day Eleven-When I was 12…

30 Days of Thanks – 2013 – Day 25

Today I am thankful to live in a place that can be 40 degrees in the morning when you wake up, but by lunch be 73, sunny, and perfect for a picnic in the park. It gets just cold enough to bundle up, to want to stay in your warm bed, have a mug of… Continue reading 30 Days of Thanks – 2013 – Day 25