Category Archive: 'photography'

A Very Good Weekend

We had a lot of fun this weekend.   Layla is a shoe addict. She is always in my closet trying on heels and trying to walk in them so we thought it was time to get her some toy princess shoes. She was very pleased with this offering. Robbie got some good quality time […]

Juggling Monkeys

The other day I had an epiphany. Robbie cut himself while playing with a knife. A knife I had just told him to put away because it was very sharp and he should never play with it. Only, according to him he was not playing with it at all but just “running my thumb over […]

Things He Says – Naked Edition

Sunday we took Robbie and his best bud to the movies to see How to Train Your Dragon. Before the movie began, I insisted on a pit stop at the bathrooms to help minimize during-the-movie bathroom breaks. Two little boys walk into side-by-side stalls. The best bud closes his stall door but Robbie doesn’t. “Hey […]

Ah, Memories. We Will Enjoy Them.

Sometimes the best family photos aren’t the ones that turn out “right”. This photo was taken at a small bird sanctuary right next door the the Fred Meyer my family always grocery shopped at when I was a kid. We would often buy loaves of bread then walk across the parking lot to feed the […]

Pieces of Me

It’s easy for me to look at Robbie and wonder if I made any genetic contribution to him, whatsoever. He looks and, by all accounts, acts just like Toby at that age. Then sometimes he’ll surprise me by doing or liking something that is so “me” and not Toby at all. I tease (nag) Toby […]