2013: A Year in Review: A Year in Vanity

The Year of the Selfie Selfie In the near term, 2013 is likely to be remembered as the year of the US federal government shutdown, the civil war in Syria, the bankruptcy of the City of Detroit, the federal healthcare website, the ¬†hurricane that devastated the Philippines, the election of Mayor DiBlasio, the Boston Red […]

November: A Reflection

It feels as though we were just putting away our Halloween costumes, but the month of November is already drawing to a close. November was a special month for the clan since it marked two birthdays, many visits home, and Daddy’s first tweet in 6 months. We celebrated near and far with mommy’s German chocolate […]

October: A Reflection

October came in like a lion and out like a lamb. And usually we reserve that distinction for March. Our government had no funding for the first 16 days of this month, but that did not stop the clan from forging on with the selfies. Our This month brought back the cold as it progressed […]

September: A Reflection

As the government is on the brink of shutting down, the selfies persist. If we could pay our public servants in selfies, then we probably would have avoided this whole mess. September began with a glorious end-of-summer Labor Day celebration in Nantucket, which is the single best way to begin a month. September also marked […]

August: A Reflection

The steamy month of August went by quickly, culminating a summer of great selfies. August brought the whole family together in a selfie for the first time all year: believe it or not, we haven’t all been in the same place at the same time since we left Indonesia in January. We got two great […]

Selfies: A Definition

A note about selfies: Yesterday, August 28th, marked the day that the word selfie was added to the Oxford Dictionaries and is formally recognized as a word. Hopefully this means the red squiggly underneath “selfie” will no longer appear on our computer screens. WE DID IT! Thanks for all of the selfie love you have […]

July: A Reflection

July was a centering month, with most of the famig together in New York. The month began with Mom’s favorite holiday, which we celebrated in our 4th of July destination of choice: crested butte! We paraded, chateau beauvined and hiked. Emily and Nancy hosted a fantastic party at the house. In San Francisco, July hosted […]