Proof in the Pudding

I had Theo’s parent-teacher conference this past week. I wasn’t worried, since his teacher hasn’t voiced any concerns. And Theo generally gets along well with nearly everyone, so usually these meetings are fun and nothing to worry about. This year was no exception—except it kind of was exceptional in the form of …

Christmas in the City

Saturday, my friend Amber came down and met me for a girls’ day in San Francisco. Our plans were, loosely, to get …

Winter Concert Date

About a week ago, Theo asked me if I would take him to the symphony. He has taken his band practice very …

Christmas in the Park

Today we went down to San Jose to see Christmas in the Park–always a fun, free event! Sam caught sight of a …

So Grown Up!

Theo had his first trumpet concert this past week. I took a picture of him all dressed up, and when I looked …

Visitors!

My niece Sam and her boyfriend David were down for a visit this weekend. It was so good to see them!

Holiday Cheer

We added a few bits to our Christmas decor this year. This AWESOME tinsel pug, for example. (Don’t even pretend you don’t …

The Good Times

My brother died today. He was fifty-five years old, the same age our father was when he died. I hadn’t spoken to …