Category Archives: Summertime


We spent the day in my classroom today, setting things up and trying to get ready for the new school year. Fortunately I have a former student who is now a sophomore in HS that volunteered to come and meet… Continue reading ⟩⟩


My summer pretty much ended today. I’ll be working in my classroom for the next few days, because if I waited until I officially must report to work (next Monday), I would NEVER be ready for the first day of… Continue reading ⟩⟩


Last night, we were watching the Olympics, and this pink cast seem to be coming in through a window in the second story of our house. I opened the front door, and the sky was just amazing. So, we all… Continue reading ⟩⟩

A few more of the beach

Our house was just a couple of blocks away from Port Hueneme. It was in the 70’s most days, just a little breezy, and such a nice last hurrah for summer. We had cocktails on the beach, I read magazines,… Continue reading ⟩⟩

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Just a few from the beach. I’m shooting a wedding this weekend, so I tried not to give myself too many photos to edit ;) That last one is actually of the house nextdoor – I loved their weathervane!

Collage of Instagrams

Not great quality, but just a few to share from our week at the beach. Our house is located right on the sand – I’m both not wanting to leave and anxious to get home to our everyday life. We’ve… Continue reading ⟩⟩

Sunset at The Strand

Sunset at Silver Strand Beach. We’re just a little ways away from Port Hueneme. We took a really long walk down to the mural wall that separates the beach from the port earlier today and saw a huge ship leave… Continue reading ⟩⟩

Quick Getaway :)

We’re on a quick getaway this week – so nice to have a last chance this summer to relax and not worry about work and school. I finished one book and started another – what a concept! Just snapping some… Continue reading ⟩⟩

Day Four of Camping

Day One | Day Two | Day Three | Day Four This was a busy day — we did a little Jeeping, went into town and saw “Brave,” then a little shopping and some beers at a local brewery. No… Continue reading ⟩⟩

Day Three of El Capitan – from our recent trip :)

Day One | Day Two | Day Three | Day Four Took lots of pictures on the beach, but not so much afterward. It’s a lot of work getting kids clean, fed, put to bed when you’re camping. More work… Continue reading ⟩⟩