Smiles are contagious aren’t they? They work on babies; we smile at Luke and he smiles back. They work on dogs (ok, well sort of); I like to think Ponzo smiles when he is excited and we are smiling at him. They work in email; I admit I might over use the smile icon, but I still smile when I get one in an email. I have noticed lately as I walk around midtown that smiles are a little scarce.[Read more]

Grass Valley Italian Festa 2011

Two weeks ago we attended the Second Annual Grass Valley Italian Festa. It was a beautiful warm day and we enjoyed listening to live music for a few hours. Luke was great all day and we had a nice time visiting with Bob & Nancy. The festival itself needs a little work. Maybe some more food vendors with some real authentic Italian food like polenta and sauce and more merchandise vendors, though we came home with some cute goodies. We[Read more]