Senior portraits- Class of 2017

My incredible child just finished his last year of high school. Avid photographer that he is, he took some senior portraits for a couple of friends that turned out really well.  For example, here’s Colin:

The top left is my favorite; Colin chose the bottom right one for the yearbook. Photos by Quinland; lack of high-quality resolution by me.

And here is Quinland himself: Continue reading “Senior portraits- Class of 2017”

Update: Sing Street rocks!

SING STREET —  1980s DUBLIN.  BOY MEETS GIRL.  GIRL UNIMPRESSED.  BOY STARTS BAND.

You may recall that I was enamored with the movie Sing Street even before it came out here in the USA back in April of 2016, but I never gave you my opinion once I saw it! I need to do so quickly, because it is still on Netflix and you all need to rush to see it while you can.

Let’s get one thing out of the way up front: I told you it would be nominated for an Oscar. It wasn’t.

It was, however, nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Picture – Comedy or Musical. It didn’t win; La La Land did. But Sing Street has a 95% rating on Rotten Tomatoes (higher than Wonder Woman, to date!) and it definitely wins the prize for my favorite movie of 2016. Continue reading “Update: Sing Street rocks!”

Oh, yeah, life goes on…

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Here’s Bonesy resting in a sunbeam, just because he is the cutest ever.

Whew! Life has been rocketing by at 100 miles per hour, but summer is here now, and hopefully things will get back to a more livable pace. There are all kinds of exciting things to tell you about, but first, let’s bridge back to where we were last: in one of our MANY winter snow days. They had to add a ton of days to the school year here in Portland to make up for all the days the kids missed. Continue reading “Oh, yeah, life goes on…”