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November 12th, 2017 by grant

Nico turned 4 today. Tami tells us he has been asking for days if it was his birthday yet.

 

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October 30th, 2017 by grant

We visited Sonoma to celebrate a belated Birthday with Arlene & also pour some money into the local economy. We stuffed our faces at the Girl and the Fig.

 

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October 1st, 2017 by grant

Last Friday we celebrated Pinky’s Birthday at Trabocco.

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August 5th, 2017 by grant

Today we celebrated Ethan’s 2nd birthday… where is the time going?

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February 4th, 2017 by grant

Tonight we celebrated Gavin’s 1st birthday at Hong Fu in Cupertino. The food was great and Gavin got a lot of attention. I shot these with my M5 and tried a Magmod Bounce for the first time rather than pointing my flash backward & upward. The results were mixed, as I got a few nasty reflection in the eyeglasses.

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November 12th, 2016 by grant

This year Nico celebrated his 3rd birthday at Tilden Park Steam Train.

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Later we went to Fenton’s for lunch.

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March 5th, 2016 by grant

Today I turned 55 years old and Sandy was nice enough to make a lunch rezzie at Angele in Napa. It’s nice to be loved.

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November 16th, 2015 by grant

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June 6th, 2015 by grant

This year for Sandy’s Birthday we drove down to Big Sur. 1st stop McWay Falls, a very iconic spot but without beach access you can only shoot it from so many angles.

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It’s a shame not to use this jacuzzi tub, but both of us were thinking about how much water it would use.

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For Saturday lunch I got reservations at the Sierra Mar Restaurant. The food was amazing!

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March 15th, 2015 by grant

This year I wanted to do something different for my birthday. I wanted to relive the living under one roof, rent-a-house (Half Moon Bay) in Italy type thing. Well that didn’t quite work out so we decided on lunch instead. Luckily Rick’s friend, Francisco owns Flavors in HMB so off we went. Food was excellent, received some lovely gifts but my birthday was upstaged by Cait & Matt’s announcement. I hope to shoot engagement fotos soon.

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March 6th, 2015 by grant

This year for my birthday Sandy made reservations at the Bodega Bay Lodge. We could only stay 1 day but it was so relaxing. Their restaurant, the Duck Club was excellent. I had a superb lamb shank and Sandy had the sole in parchment paper, neither of which gave us diarrhea. The next morning we made a very slow drive down highway 1 through Point Reyes and Stinson Beach. What a wonderful way to spend a birthday.

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June 1st, 2014 by grant

I took Sandy out for a pre birthday dinner at Ume. It was really good and we can’t wait to go back.

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Braised Oxtail, Kimchee, Fried Potato, Ginger Sandy

 

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April 30th, 2014 by grant

I made a quick collage of Noah in celebration of his birthday.

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April 21st, 2014 by grant

Easter at the Yuen’s. Chris fried up 85 lbs chicken & I didn’t even get a photo of it. I was too focused on the kids.

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July 14th, 2013 by grant

Yesterday we attended Tjader’s 1st Birthday Party. It was a nautical theme!

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