New Year's Eve was good.
I've been a little up and down,
but I'm looking forward to the coming year, finally.
And glad the old one is over.
So come, see some pictures that celebrate all of that.
The ocean invites you ...
my dad's christmas tree - beautiful as usual
my family gathered in the living room to do a white
elephant gift exhcange
me and my nephew
me and my little sister
my mom's christmas tree
our LA christmas tree
Neil and his cat ash - being cute
all the presents and a passed out dog
mom's christmas eve present - crazy slippers
my christmas eve present - adam lambert's CD!
mom's christmas morning present pile
neil's christmas morning present pile
my christmas morning present pile
mom's necklace (and funny expression,
but i like the picture)
ash the cat playing with his presents
mom and domino being cute
our christmas day dinner table
the salad fixings
Neil and his stuffed flank steak
chrismas cookies! done a la jackson polluck
because neil made a lemon frosting
spiced christmas cookies (and my new
favorite way to frost)
my second favorite picture of me and mom this year
d. & the cat (he was helping, really)
my favorite pic of me & mom
(from our post xmas shopping trip to santa monica)
the renovated Griffith Park Observatory
one of the towers
planetarium and the city
me as we sat down to play chess on the roof
tyler, the chess master
the view from the board
the skyline and me when i still had a
chance of beating tyler
tyler gloating because he knows
what's going to happen
one of the few times i had him on the run
there was an Einstein statue ... we made friends
he didn't mind
the sun heading towards the ocean
neil & d. at new years
(throwing gang signs, you know how it is)
two pretty princesses! see the tiaras?!
me and my man :D
domino at the dog park. one of the first
times she's actually made friends!
tyler at will rogers state beach
a kate-foot and a tyler-foot
the foam of the tide
tyler-toes with a rock
my legs against the sunset
tyler's photo of water running off
tyler's stone sculpture
even better picture of it
my itty bitty stone sculpture
it did, however, stand up to one wave
obligatory facebook shot (looking into the sun)
obligatory facebook shot (with sun behind us)
seagulls and seagull footprints in the sand
and the view from the chess set at the beach
as the sun set
me, considering my next move
tyler plotting to take over the world.
the process of taking over the world
hey, it deserves at least another picture