Gratitude Notes: 2016 in 100 Words

2016 has been a crazy year: a year of new friends, a year of relationships come and gone, a year of travel and adventure, a year of smiles and tears and lots of heartfelt laughter. Here’s to sharing some of my favorite moments with all of you in photos and 100 words (per category, of course!).

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Dapper Day, Disneyland! (November)

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Challenge Ropes Course with last year’s Global Sibs (January)

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Sweet times at the LA Cookie Convention (February)

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Spanning four generations of wonderful on Chinese New Year’s (February)

Swimternity

Swim meet with some of my favorite swim club alumni <3 (March) 

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Mickey Mouse Waffles for #SundaySupper

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Raise your hands if you love Disney!!!!

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There are few surer ways to my heart than through an enthusiastic conversation about all things Disney. Heck, if Lord Voldemort showed up on my doorstep tomorrow night and told me he wanted to chat about this 3-year old with cancer who–thanks to the Make A Wish Foundation–will now have the chance to visit Disneyland, I would invite him in and ask him whether he wanted his Mickey Mouse waffles served with maple syrup, butter, or both.

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Disneyland is very much an American institution, but it is also a distinctly Californian landmark … Read more