Archive for the ‘Family’ Category

Tulip Interlude


I have a ton of photos from the Tulip Festival that I have to mess around with.  I want to print some to hang on the walls but can’t decide if I want bold or muted colors…I know depends, depends…These two below I played up the bold color along with some filtering to make it […]

I have found religion and my deity is in the form of these beauties…Ah! Look at them! Visiting my parents in Pauma Valley last week, well visiting my parents ANYWHERE they are usually armed with pounds of delicious roasted chili’s straight from green chili nirvana that is New Mexico.  The first morning there I’m greeted […]

Darling Cooper


This is my first born. My baby boy. The most precious dog in the world.  He’s 9 years old, grumpy as hell but still loves and adores everyone in the family…except for when Ellie latches onto his tail and pulls while cackling uncontrollably…video to come at some point. Anyway.  This pooch provides endless entertainment and […]



In honor of my visit next week to Southern California, I leave you with a picture of Magic Fire (parent’s balloon) during the 2008 Temecula Food and Wine festival.  Sadly won’t be going to any balloon festivals this trip.  Maybe just a golf cart ride…or two! Anyone want to buy it?! 🙂

In January my beloved Grandma passed away.  She was the light of her family and all who knew her… My most cherished memories are of this old house and one of it’s best features is the wrought iron gate with the address number on it.

Darling Niece


Darling Niece, originally uploaded by cyndi_brigham. Amanda. Brooding and soulful.

craig_ellie, originally uploaded by cyndi_brigham. Spitting images of each other….This is one of my favorites.