2017 Recap – My Favorite Memories

Every year I write a post to recap the year. This year, like many, had its intense highs, and its dizzying lows. But at the end of the year, I’m a year older, a year wiser, and a more reflective of what I have experienced and achieved. Instead of giving you the top five posts…

The San Francisco Nutcracker

The Nutcracker – an age old holiday tradition. The classic ballet by Tchaikovsky that tells the story of a girl, her Nutcracker, and the epic dream that takes her from a rat fight under the Christmas tree to a feast of dances in the forest of the sugar plum fairy. Many years ago I saw…

Holiday Fun in the Bay Area

December has always been my favorite time of year. I love Christmas, the whole Christmas season. Every year my dad took off two weeks around Christmas and he took my sister and I on fun, seasonal activities. We would get hot coco at the Christmas Tree Farm, visit a living nativity scene, and we had…

Messy Art Day

Just the name sounds promising, Messy Art Day.  With a name like that, how can you not go?  Living in the bay area, I know that all the preschools these days use label like “sensory exploration” and “creativity through different mediums”.  But when I was a kids it was just called art, or messy art,…