Every two years

Every two years it seems something happens that requires emergency care. Today I put my hand in the trash can. The same can that yesterday I put a…

Fun snow day

We took the Palm Springs aerial tramway to Mt. San Jacinto for a day of playing in the snow.  Margot’s first time in the snow, and Hazel’s first time sledding, first time building a snowman, and first time snow shoeing.  

Rose Parade 2015

25-IMG_6173Gorgeous fun morning watching the Rose Parade      

“Winter” garden

Still kicking out amazing blackberries. Sweet as can be and huge. Also raspberries and broccoli (just starting). Saw some strawberries too!

Hong Kong

048-2014-07-19 13.15.55Two week trip to Hong Kong. Visiting family, eating, exploring the islands. Traveled with Kim’s mom and Aunt.

Eaton Canyon Canyoneering

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAEaton Canyon Adventure. A week or so ago, Chris Jain posted that there were well supported rumors that Eaton Canyon would be closed by the forest service, due to an increasing number of injuries. My understanding is that this are all from ill-prepared folks climbing up to the waterfalls from the bottom. A shame to […]


Kitchen tablet holder

Keep it readable, but out of the way. Folds up when not in use.



He’s starting to eat from my hand.

Hazel’s new bed.


Shelldon’s ramp

I was cutting down a tree today, and decided to make Shelldon a new little bridge/ramp/sunning spot. Leads up to the top of his den. He seemed interested,…