Back to Basics

I’m trying to get back to doing some of the things I use to do with P.  One of them is visiting the turtle pond and botanical garden at our neighborhood college.  P loves them both.  How we spend our time there has changed greatly.  She use to spend hours there just playing with rocks … Continue reading Back to Basics

Our Farm

It’s been months since we went to Pierce to hike or visit the farm animals. The look on Clooney’s face was so sad when we left him behind but took the jogger.  He got a great run and walk the day before so he’s ok.  We spent almost three hours walking to the barn and … Continue reading Our Farm

Mt. Baldy

Hubby didn’t have to go to work today.  It rained last night, which means the mountains are full of snow so we took the day to go to Mt. Baldy.  It was about an hour and a half from home to the top of the mountain. We focused on P experiencing the snow instead of … Continue reading Mt. Baldy


Every time we’re downtown I’m grateful for the experience of being there.  LA has so much to offer culturally.  The view from music class is of the Disney Concert Hall.  It thrills me to know that while getting exposure to one art form we also get another, just by osmosis.  The day P visits Bilbao, … Continue reading Downtown


What a great day!  We went to the Brentwood Country Mart for a Valentine’s Day kids event.  It was so fantastic.In one courtyard, P made a heart-shaped flower arrangement out of little roses.  They put it in a beautiful box with pink tissue and a pretty ribbon. Then we went over to the Poppy Store … Continue reading XOXO