Monday, December 05, 2016

outdoor weekend pics

we had guests from berlin this weekend 

so we spent a lot of time outside 

showing off southern california 

and the beautiful weather.

Friday, December 02, 2016

haiku friday

bad dreams all night long
last night was too stressful, man.
I hate work stress dreams.

the coliseum
had me trapped and I couldn't
get to babe and sash.

so many delays,
kept me from my family
all work related.

Thursday, December 01, 2016


I had the opportunity to record another Podcast for the Bedrosian Center at my work. It was about the book Drown by Junot Diaz, which is a collection of short stories about growing up in the suburbs of New Jersey and the Dominican.

It was a good time and if you're interested in listening to me talk to a bunch of professors about this terrific book you can listen here:

Bedrosian Book Club Podcast: Drown by Junot Díaz

Episode links:

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

first grader

little buddy got a student of the month award. 
her teacher said she always listens carefully, is a big helper, and is working very hard on making her sentences detailed. she also said she really likes to read aloud. 


Tuesday, November 29, 2016

a few weekend pics

It was such a nice long weekend. We did all kinds of fun stuff, and some days didn't do very much at all. 

We celebrated Thanksgiving on Friday this year, giving us Thursday as a free day. May I recommend this to you as a thing to do. 
On Thanksgiving we went to Venice Beach and walked around. 

Took in the canals and all the unbelievably beautiful homes. 

We then hit up Three Weavers to grab some beer for Thanksgiving. 

The kids painted a castle on Turkey Day.

Sash got new peejays. 

I took Joze to the library to make crafts. 

We made this cool house. 
My sister took the children to the grove and took this magical picture. 

We also went to The Point and it was blustery! 

Here's my little first grader. 

and here's the stinker baby. 

Monday, November 28, 2016

happy beeday babe!

happy birthday to Babe! 

Big cheese, I hope all your burgers have eggs on them this year.
And I hope all your beers are IPAs.
And I hope you get to to go Disney with Buddy at least ten times.
And I hope you get to sleep a lot.
Those are my birthday wishes for you.

Monday, November 21, 2016

weekend pics

this isnt a great pic of any of the children, but what i love about it that there are four in a row and little joze is right in the mix with the other three!

We went to see Pennywise at the Ventura Theater and I will have to devote an entire blog post to that, later. I will say this, I saw them there, 20 years ago and it was much crazier this time. 

me and babe havinga good ol time. 

then, sunday,  got to reunite these two besties at a baby shower. What a gorgeous and fun weekend.

oh, and this.