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dana point


Low tide play

Jim woke up really ill this morning so we decided not to go to the boat today. I spent the morning ordering and inventorying engine parts on my new What’s On My Boat? app. After the kids did some chores we headed to San Gorgonio Park to shoot hoops and ride bikes then we timed it just right for the low tide at the tidepools at Dana Point Harbor. We were able to climb to the top of the…

photography is [the sea]

We all went down to the sea, my husband, the kids and me.
To smell the salty air and feel the squishy sand beneath our feet.
I can’t explain what the sea does to us – or anyone for that matter – but it’s ever-changing nature is so comforting and stirring at the same time. I created this image while we were at the tide pools in Dana Point. I couldn’t believe how different everything was since I had been there…

[life] is a birthday with family

After a relaxing morning Jim and Merrik decided to go out and drive the new R/C truck offroad somewhere there was lots of open space. I put Maliea down for a nap and received a phone call from Jim instructing me to “pack an overnight bag” for everyone. So when he and Merrik returned we tidied up the house and we were off on a surprise escape for my birthday.

We arrived at the Monte Carlo suite of the Doubletree…

sea monsters

We all went to the tidepools at Dana Point headlands on Sunday. It was a great day to get out of the house after catching up on sleep, housekeeping, business and train play (Merrik missed his trains in Hawaii).
Merrik had a great time climbing on all the boulders and wanted to climb to the top of all the ‘big ones.’ Maliea just wanted to go in the ocean. She is truly a nature girl. She loves to get…