California Livin' · Good Things · Word Therapy

Birthday Weekend Snaps

As much as I love going to places like New York City and LA, I have learned to appreciate hanging out around home even more. So for my birthday that is what we did: We started Saturday with a trip to our favorite park: Could this pic be any more California? I know I am… Continue reading Birthday Weekend Snaps

Good Things · Mama Adventures

61 Hours

As Curls and I drove home early Monday morning from LAX, we talked about our weekend trip to New York City. Our carry ons in the trunk were stuffed with gifts for her brother and dad and souvenirs for ourselves. Her Harry Potter and my Hello Kitty backpack had leftover Takis, chocolate, books, one navy… Continue reading 61 Hours

California Livin' · Good Things

Luzia: I Really Need to Do Yoga More

If Mecum Auto Auction in Pomona was my Valentine's Day present to hubby, Cirque du Soleil's show Luzia was mine. I love chocolate, flowers, and jewelry but having new experiences with my family is my favorite thing of all. Luzia wowed us all. Luzia's stage was a circle of marigolds, a prominent flower of Mexico.… Continue reading Luzia: I Really Need to Do Yoga More

California Livin' · Good Things · Word Therapy

Can You Tell I Don’t Know the Words?

I hurried up to the line to get in, feeling the vibration of the music playing.  I got behind two boys who looked a couple of years older than me and hoped they wouldn’t turn around to look at my family.  Dad came up a moment later and gruffly said, “Stay here.”  I nodded and… Continue reading Can You Tell I Don’t Know the Words?

Good Things · Pop Culture

Friday Favorites: A tv show, a song, and a movie walk into a bar

Christmas is just around the corner, my kids will be out of school for 19 DAYS for the break, and the country is still going to hell in a hand basket.  So I need some happy things.  Next week I will be posting about one of my favorite concerts ever and my top movies, books,… Continue reading Friday Favorites: A tv show, a song, and a movie walk into a bar

Good Things · Pop Culture

Friday Favorite (aka Where I blabber about what I love): Summer Playlist

Unless I love a song, more likely than not I don't know the lyrics. If you are in the car with me and you listen, you can tell when I don't know the words. I will either start to hum or get vwery, vwery quiet. And then the chorus will come and I will be… Continue reading Friday Favorite (aka Where I blabber about what I love): Summer Playlist

Good Things · Word Therapy

Happy

Every couple of weeks I go to post a picture or an anecdote regarding my everyday life on Facebook.  I craft a caption for the photo or make sure I haven't missed any words in my story. I ask myself questions: Am I humble bragging (probably)? Am I sharing a part of my life that… Continue reading Happy