Well, you blink and suddenly it’s been a year and a half.
We’re still here, still playing and reading and watching every day. We go hike at Vasquez Rocks, the Devil’s Punchbowl, and Placerita Canyon when we can, and the children sometimes join their dad when he volunteers with the San Gabriel Mountain Trailbuilders.
I bought a new camera this year, which is making it so much fun to document our lives.
Right now we’re busy getting ready for Halloween. Homemade costumes are out in favor of store-bought, but home decorating remains a family activity.
Grace is eagerly anticipating her seventh birthday in December, when she will finally be old enough to join the LA Junior Derby Dolls. I may finally have to learn to roller skate so I can practice with her.
Sam is impossibly tall and has somehow aged to double digits. He remains an affectionate, sweet kid who loves video games and comics more than anything else.