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Hunting Season is open

Or is it 12 days of Christmas…either way, after a long day of work, it is all worth it to have a late lunch withView full post »


If I was going to be completely honest, which I’m usually not…. (HMM if I usually not honest, that means IView full post »


October is my month. mainly, and maybe only because,  my birthday is on the FOURTH. This year it falls on Monday –View full post »

Man’s best friend

Sometimes words cannot express feelings and that’s when photos come in handy. But if I did have to use words, I&#View full post »


It’s probably not the best of times to try to make a change- between kids being off from school or camp, and..View full post »


Have you ever watched “Little House on the Prairie” or are you too young to know? Well, it used to be one ofView full post »

Like Christmas in July

It’s Summer, or  “third” way through summer – as our official summer break goes till midView full post »


Keren and I have been friends almost since the day I arrived in the states. Actually three months after I arrived. I wasView full post »

Editorial. Humorist. Modern

So months and months ago I was hired with a few other wonderful photographers to work on the CRAVE LA book – ItView full post »

at home

I titled this post  “AT HOME” even though looking at the photos it doesn’t necessarily make sense.View full post »

You’ve been schooled!

For four years I had been going every day to the same school – first with Kyle and then Zoe joined in. Thursday isView full post »

Wouldn’t it be nice if…

When we were kids, we used to tell this joke, over and over again, that till this day has become part our culturalView full post »


Honestly, even after watching the Nadya Suleman AKA Octomom on Oprah, I still don’t know how she’s doing itView full post »

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