Never Grow Old

“Youth is happy because it has the capacity to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.” -Franz Kafka Oliva, This is my hometown. I know every inch of it by heart. Walking through it makes me feel like a tourist, with you as a guide. This boring old red […]


Monkey Flower

Oliva 1st Birthday 2012 Photo credit: Renee Gaw of Evenfall Photography “People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us.” ― Iris Murdoch Sorting through old photos. Can’t believe how much you have grown little flower!  I love you, mama


Little Valentine

Dear Oliva, At play school today you will be exchanging valentine’s for the first time. You are so excited! Above is the picture of the little cards you will be handing out. And here’s my Valentine to you sweet flower. I can’t find words to say to you to sum up my love so I’m […]