Category Archives: Sightseeing

Springtime Whale Watching

Lillian went on her first boat ride last weekend. She was about the same age that Vivian was when she went on her first boat ride. The four of us ventured out of Newport Bay into the Pacific Ocean to … Continue reading

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Disneyland, Day 2

We wrapped up our winter trips to Disney last weekend with our second trip to Disneyland. This time, we joined the Turner family at the “happiest place on Earth.” After arriving at the park – after lunchtime! – we went … Continue reading

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It’s All About the Princesses

I am not a girly-girl and no one in my family or Dan’s family is. We have never called Vivian a “princess” or bought her any clothes or toys that say “princess.” But, somehow, just like so many other little … Continue reading

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Disneyland, Day 1

For the first time ever, we actually purchased tickets to Disneyland. We took advantage of the SoCal Resident prices, the young ages of the girls, and packed food and drink to minimize the impact to our wallet and it worked … Continue reading

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Great Day in Griffith Park

Some days, honestly, are just crappy. They’re hard, long, exhausting, and frustrating. Kids will do that to your life. But, man, some days are so, so good. They are peaceful, enjoyable, fun, and heart-warming. Kids will do that to your … Continue reading

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MLK Weekend: Flying, Reading, & Bouncing

We did a few new, fun things with the girls this past weekend. Santa Monica Airport: On Sunday, I participated in a paid research study in Barker Hangar at the Santa Monica Airport. While I gave my opinion on concept … Continue reading

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Chilled

Since I spent much of New Year’s weekend preparing for – and then cleaning up after – our New Year’s Eve party, I wanted to get out of the house last weekend and do something fun. On Friday afternoon, I … Continue reading

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