Sunny San Francisco, Part I

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On Sunday my sister called to let me know that she and her fam, including her inlaws, were headed to San Francisco on the ferry, and would we be able to join for a few hours? I have been itching to see everyone, so of course I jumped on the opportunity. Brandon and I grabbed some breakfast and then headed to Pier 39 to meet up with the gang. Here is part I of the beautiful sunny afternoon! This post will be mostly Conor photos, and the next one will be more heavily Claire.

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Ugh, don’t you want to just pinch those squishy cheeks? Also, notice the pirate ships on his sweater–there’s a skull and crossbones on the back. Christmas gift courtesy of Auntie & Uncle B.

Tahoe!

This weekend Brandon and I escaped for a quick trip to Lake Tahoe to hang with the family and celebrate my Grandmother’s birthday. It was a splendid time–lots of beach time, playing in the sand, beach bbq, family…what more could you ask for (aside from more time)? I shot mostly film this weekend, so there will be a lot more photos as long as they turn out. For now, here are some photos of our time…

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Claire and her best friend, Uncle B

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I had made flags as decorations, but Claire thought they were much better as a part of her parade than stuck in the ground.
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Cousin Clint was doing a hand-shoe dance for Claire–she wasn’t really sure what to make of it.
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Oh Tahoe, how I love you…I must go back soon.

Family Portraits

On Saturday, Brandon and I went out to the east bay to hang out with my family to celebrate my dad’s birthday. On the way there, we took a little detour with Jen, Josh and Claire to snap some family pictures before the baby is born. While the wind and Claire didn’t always cooperate, we still got some good photos. I can’t believe “Hank” is almost here! Aside from her baby bump, you would never know Jen is pregnant–she walks normally, is energetic, and still carries Claire around. I don’t know how she does it!

Here are some photos from the family shoot:

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we tried to get Claire to wear her matching white sandals, but she insisted on her bright pink shoes (that she picked out herself)

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