Monthly Archives: July 2015

Past Forward

The years just fly by. Daniel was three and still wearing footie pajamas and Taylor was six years old and blanketed with chickenpox the day we moved into this house. Fast forward to 2015: Daniel just turned 25 and Taylor, … Continue reading

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Family Album: “Oh No, Not Them Again!”

Like the bad pennies we are, we turned up again last weekend, all smiles, in Newport Beach. For couples like Tina and John, who get to live the dream on Lido Isle it’s only fair that they should have to … Continue reading

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A Golden Opportunity

Just in case you aren’t awake all night click-click-clicking on the Internet like I am, you may have missed a recent and most welcome addition to the viral pantheon: Bob, the Golden Retriever. I used to think Chloe had the … Continue reading

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Five for the Fourth

Five great books to put the fireworks in your Fourth of July celebration: 1. 1776 by David McCullough So good I’ve read it twice! 1776 is an exciting and thorough survey of that most seminal year in our country’s history. … Continue reading

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