Spring Break-Palm Springs outings

As we are home and back in full swing…I still had to share a few vacation/spring break outings. My mom has a very close friend that lives in Palms Springs half the year. The other half she lives on Vashon Island. They have been friends since grade school. Her two other friends since grade school…

Spring Break-Palm Springs Lunch & Rancho Las Palmas Resort

We are ready to relax, hop on the lazy river and enjoy the water-slide at our resort. My girlfriend Julie has been going to this resort for years. She knew it was exactly the way we wanted to spend our last few days. Sunday afternoon lunch at In N Out Burger was a must! Boys…

Spring-Break; early biking and brunch

As we had a drive ahead today we decided to catch a early morning bike-ride. Followed by Brunch in downtown San Diego. Boys were loving all the flowers in bloom along our ride. This place Cafe222 had been featured on Food Network with Bobby Flay. Also, had been on the cooking channel. We arrived to…

Spring Break: San Diego Zoo

We have been to many zoos all over the country. San Diego is definitely one of our favorites. They have added even more exhibits. If you plan on going I would give yourself a full day. We walked the entire zoo. It was a perfect day: sunny, 70 and not too crowded. If you are…

Spring break: meet the friendliest ducks

Wild ducks greeted us daily at the resort we stayed in Mission Bay, San Diego. The mallard ducks & babies lived outside our bungalow. The aylesbury ducks (white ones) were extremely friendly and would follow the boys everywhere. Bren was into his photography and capturing many photos. The following continues… We enjoyed the evening on…

Spring break-begins with Legoland

Before even reaching our destination the boys were on cloud nine. They were invited up to meet the pilots. They were ecstatic! Alaska Airlines always goes above & beyond with customer service. They had remembered back when we went to Hawaii and they had been invited up then as well. It is truly a highlight…

Update on our family produce garden

So thankful for my husband! He was out in this spring stormy weather all day. He knows how important this is to me. My stepdad came over and helped lend a hand building the beds. Can’t thank him & my mom for all the help, support and wanting to create this family garden together. Doing…

Many moments of joy

My son Jaden has a true passion for drawing. His grandma Susan, my mom is an extraordinary artist and hoping he follows in her footsteps. We picked up this sketch journal for our upcoming family vacation. He wants to draw our daily events. I was thrilled when he asked for this. I love journaling, especially…

Love Letter To Central NY And Photographer’s Props

Originally posted on Dunga Brook Diary:
I am nervous as hell but, as they say, the iPhoneography show must go on! If you are in the area, please come to the Cherry Branch Gallery this Saturday for my LOVE LETTER to central New York…5-7 pm opening reception (with booze and music, too) ********************************************** Cherry Branch…

Iphoneographic Map To My Interior Monologue and A Sliver of Ginsberg

Originally posted on Dunga Brook Diary:
““Follow your inner moonlight; don’t hide the madness.” ~Allen Ginsberg Thank YOU Cherry Branch Gallery for making this cool fold out brochure for my iPhoneography show. Cherry Branch Gallery presents Vicki Whicker’s iPhoneography- Dunga Brook Diary: A Year of Seeing Differently Saturday, April 6th, 2013…. Cherry Valley, NY- Cherry…