Give me the Gift of Time

Recently, my brother-in-law and I shared our birthdays during the set up for my stepson and his fiancé’s wedding. Jason and Laura bought us a luscious chocolate cake, and everyone gathered around to sing “Happy birthday to you.” My husband, children, and family were so concerned that my birthday received its due in the midst of …

Weekend Excursion

This past weekend's excursion to Napa Valley, San Francisco, and Carmel far surpassed my expectations. My husband, Justin, and I set out to make the most of a long weekend and packed two days full of fun. The first stop was Vallejo, California for the Pirate's Festival.      Camera's slung around our necks, we delighted in capturing unique people and images.        Next, we …