RISE Festival

The girls and I went to the RISE Festival in the Mojave Desert this weekend.  It was a surreal, emotional and uplifting experience.  The festival’s origins are from Thailand’s Lantern Festival called Loi Krathong. The intent is to set all your problems and worries free. It’s a symbol of new beginnings.  It’s exactly what the … Continue reading RISE Festival

Her Buddy Owen

Their chemistry is unique. I can’t quite explain it. Both are super active, whitty, sassy, and smart. They met in preschool.  I’ve never heard anyone make Annika laugh as hard as Owen.  I’m not sure what the future holds but i’ve told Brigitta, I hope Annika marries someone who make her laugh and think the … Continue reading Her Buddy Owen

Tuesday Friends

On Tuesdays we get together with these two friends.  Big E is 6mos older than P.  Little E is a year and a half younger.  When the three of them are together people always ask if they’re siblings.  I like this family alot.  Dave has known their dad since they were in photojournalism school together.  … Continue reading Tuesday Friends

My Strong Princess

We were invited to a princess birthday party today.  It was soooo over the top and  I hate to say it but….. amazingly wonderful!  As much as I dislike the whole princess mentality I bought into this event.  Watching these girls in their magical world of dress up and pink with Snow White was quite … Continue reading My Strong Princess