The house finally begins to stir as my family awaken, a few at a time. My lovely 17-year-old niece Carrie takes a liking to my Montecristi...
...as does 7-year-old Nicole. Diminutive in size but not spirit, she sports my size 7-1/2+ lid with panache.
Ryan with his first cousins. As an only child, Ryan is especially close to my brother's four wonderful kids, and we really treasure these all-too-infrequent and much-too-brief family reunions. From L to R: Ryan; Allen; Sarah; Carrie; and Nicole. OPTIMO Montecristis all!
Allen and Ryan having a word.
Color coordinated shirts and jeans: My Mom's idea for our family gathering! We enjoyed a wonderful day-and-a-half of Sun and Sea together before Lydia, Ryan and I set off for the Orient.
At the Tom Bradley International Terminal, LAX. August 4th.
I have always admired the proportions and architecture of this Gateway to the World.
A young traveller with considerable style.
There is something about stewardesses and pillbox hats that just seems right. Should be required uniform for all airline stewardesses.