teenage moment

yesterday, sebastien said this to me: “mama, i’ll drive home. i’m four now.” (!) since his birthday, a week ago, he has really grown up.

california dreaming

it’s only been a week since returning to pittsburgh, but i find myself searching my brain for the right words to describe, for instance, the first time we drove into monterey bay through groves of eucalyptus trees and how their clean, dry scent mixed with the salty air blown in off the bay wrapped itself […]