Childhood Unplugged


I justified living in a townhome for a long time, my parents recalling frequently the expansive land they raised my sister and I on, whispering the notions we’ve all heard about kids needing a yard. I tried to think ahead, to when the boys would be older and more independent; the freedom to ride their…

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Portrait Series | November

san-clemente-family-photographer-2241 san-clemente-family-photographer-2269A portrait of my family once a month in 2016

Willy: Earned the title of ‘piñata king’ at Hooper’s birthday party after arguably having more fun manning the piñata than the kids did trying to hit the damn thing and then promptly fell backyards over the grill, landing flat on his back and proving that it might be best to limit your alcohol intake at your kid’s birthday. Or not.

Hooper: Turned six and is all the sudden so grown up.

Van: Protested, “My legs are too tired. I can only walk to my candy”, said after we requested he work for his candy by doing a little jig.

Sonny: Like both of the boys that came before him, found the dog food and liked it.

Me: Hid in the shower after asking Van to close his eyes and count to five. We weren’t playing hide and seek. Catch my drift?

Jimmie: Isn’t a fan of the gates we put up on the stairs and can be found whimpering at either end whenever the dreaded separation from one of us occurs.

The Bee & The Fox | Sale


Hope everyone had a lovely Thanksgiving. I’m not quite in the mood for the self-promotion stuff, but we are having a sale over on The Bee & The Fox so if anyone is interested, I figured I’d post here. We also recently launched a new site and added loads of product and I would, of course, love it if you’d check it out. Use coupon code GOBBLE for 20% off your purchase of $50 or more. Thank you for your support.