February 6th, 2014
yay, i’m alone! so incredibly rare. i just watched an hour of true crime (my ultimate guilty pleasure), cleaned the kitchen, organized, now i’m kicking back soaking in the silence.
the holidays slipped by with the usual fanfare. mom and brother dana visited, roman got an r2d2 robot and a ridi[......]
October 3rd, 2013
we celebrated roman’s sixth birthday with star wars legos, dinner (that included a firey volcano made from a stack of onions) at benihana, and a party at aquatic park that included five kindergarten boys aboard the balclutha. i won’t get into the part about losing one of said boys except to say[......]
July 31st, 2013
my friend kimba contacted me recently about a cool project he’s working on called, tip-toe past the witch: web series a “children’s horror/fantasy for the 13-year-old kid in all of us.”
the costumes and sets are amazing in this story of a young girl trying to save her dysfunctional family. th[......]
June 26th, 2013
despite the daily bickering about who gets the ipad, it’s been a fun summer so far with the kids home. next week we leave for the east coast for a month!
parker and i kicked off the summer with a visit the de young museum to view the ‘the girl with the pearl earring’ show. i have to[......]
April 24th, 2013
the greatest perk of being a san francisco travel writer is playing tourist in this groovy town.
during spring break, the fam was invited to stay at the kids’ suite at hotel union square. we were there once when the kids were really little and we loved it.
we packed our overnight[......]