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Hey – ‘Member when Andy Warhol did that photo piece on Echo? Not really. This is just what happens when Echo (model) and Natalie (photographer) are having exactly the right variety and amount of fun. Of course, the effort … Continue reading
‘Member when Bella tried a new business venture she poetically called Emu Washing. Not really. She is actually pictured here offering some drinking water to Grammy’s neighbors, the Emus. And no, that isn’t their last name — as you can … Continue reading
‘Member when Bella was a dwarf? No, not really. Actually she’s got two wooden legs. They’re hollow. Fortunately for our grocery bill, they’re also collapsable. But seriously… Have you ever tried this classic Tim Conway bit with your kid(s)? Just … Continue reading
‘Member when Echo was teaching me to play guitar? But then got drunk and passed out? No, not really — but she has shown her interest in the guitar from as soon as she could move her head. This was … Continue reading
‘Member when Coco, who was “The Champ”, got dethroned by the Red Giant? Here she is folks, at just 9 months, Echo Manidra, “the Champ”, at the top of her game. In 2007, this feather weight dynamo was undefeated in … Continue reading
Member when there was a blizzard in July? Just kidding… Although, it can happen, this was actually last winter-spring in front of our house, Gus. Just wanted to wish you a coool afternoon. Be well.