Open spaces.

Untitled, November 14, 2020.

Swing state (of mind), November 7, 2020

Power ranger or Luchador? The Halloween costumes get a lot of use when you’re a toddler.

Trying on halloween costumes

Sunday prayer A quiet moment at the end of Mass when the big kid started to figure out that everyone uses the time after Eucharist for quiet reflection. He asked Jesus to make his brain smarter so he could get better at Chess—that’s a good start, I think.

Post-communion prayer. When I told Nacho we use the time after communion to pray for God to heal our hearts and help make us better, he asked if he could ask Jesus to make his brain smarter so he could beat the “robot on the chess game.”

Ruy Lopez

We’re working on chess this morning after the wife found a free chess set at a garage sale. My 4yo has been begging to learn and he’s finally sitting still enough to learn how to move pieces.

Mating pattern

I had just previously ripped open the kingside castle with a pin, and the (slightly, but nevertheless) higher ranked player gave me the mate instead of flagging on time.

Break from the sprinklers, Summer 2020 #shotoniphone #vscocam #darkroomapp #blackandwhitephotography

Party up front, nap time in the back.

“Easter photo,” April 12, 2020. . . . . Nacho found my photo lighting gear in the closet today and wanted his portrait taken. We had to run to the grocery store for batteries, set up the flash stands, and get into his “Easter clothes,” only for me to remember that my #sonya7ii was at the …

Easter morning.

Family beach day. #vsco #blackandwhite #christmas2019 #santamonica #california

Another from the Fourth of July. . . . . . #filmphotography #kodakportra160 #kodakfilm #shootfilm #120love #yashicamat124g #mediumformatfilm

Last shot from the splash pad in OKC. . . . . . #kodakfilm #kodakporta160 #mediumformatfilm #yashicamat124g

¡Brothers! . . . . . . #kodakporta160 #kodakfilm #shootfilm #120film #120love #mediumformatfilm #yashicamat124g

Another shot from our road trip . . . . . #kodakporta160 #kodakfilm #120love #yashicamat124g #mediumformatfilm #6x6

Watching the tractor parade, July 4, 2019. . . . . . #kodakporta160 #kodakfilm #120film #120love #yashicamat124g #independenceday #july4th

My sister in law and niece. . . . . #portraitphotography #porta160 #120love #filmphotography #yashicamat124g #kodak

A quick moment on our road trip west last week. . . . . #kodakportra160 #kodak #120film #120love #yashicamat124g #mediumformatfilm