peter pan

oh that evil hook, trickster tink, wise wendy, evil and good mermaids, marauding pirates, a hungry croc and the lost children, and the fluffy little dancers that steal your heart. :)

gwyn's baptism

a sunny day, the happiest baby ever, a reverent baptism, catered lunch, wonderful latin musicians, a gracious hostess and the surrounding of support and love for the baby whose walk with god has just begun. there is a reason melissa is surrounded by such goodness: she exudes it.
full gallery on my website:

relay for life

there may be nothing he likes better than karate. the studio offered a public demonstration during relay for life. fun, exciting, i love taylor's martial arts and the hearts behind the katas.
i left my girl with friends on the football field. they walked throughout the night and slept for an hour. sorry i didn't get pictures of that, but she sent me this from her phone:

special olympics opening ceremonies 2011

the torch, the "flame of hope" crossed california by a relay of law enforcement agencies. it traversed on foot through the state for a full week before the guardians of the flame brought it to its destination: opening ceremonies at uc davis for the special olymmpics summer games.
this year, law enforcement not only cheered, encouraged, and hung medals on athletes after their events, but they also presented special olympics northern california with a check for $1M. awesome.
the rest of the gallery is posted on my website:

commemorative book finished

throughout the year i had started uploading new parts of the dance school's annual commemorative book to my blurb account.  it is finished and has been sent to the printer. i love the printed dust jacket and look forward to seeing it in person. about 20 of the 62 pages are available as a preview below:

bella's performance

my god-daughter bella, performing at her new dance studio. her lines are so pretty, and she has such good stage presence. i love you isabella! hugs, auntie kerri
p.s. all of your pics are at: