March 2013

Never too old for the Easter Bunny

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on March 29, 2013

Isn’t it just awesome that the Easter Bunny, who continued to use the basket I received from him on my very first Easter, still knew what I would like to receive as a teenager? If you look closely at the contents of my basket, you’ll see eye shadow and banana chips, among other harder-to-distinguish gifts. […]


Out & about

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on March 25, 2013

This layout was fun to pull together! I gathered four photos of Matt and me just out doing our thing in Austin last December. The north photo is of us waiting for our friends’ wedding to start; the east photo is when we were waiting outside the Alamo Drafthouse before seeing Les Miserables; the south […]

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Me and my peeps

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on March 24, 2013

In 1973 when Phil and I were in Mom’s kindergarten class that she held in our basement (described in this post), we always made a big deal of the holidays. For Easter we all made our own bunny ears to wear, and then Mom captured our cuteness in this photo. Here’s what I love most […]


You make my heart sing

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on March 17, 2013

This is one of those photos that I can just sit and stare into. It’s quite imperfect, as far as photos go—with the bad lighting, crooked angles and muddy colors. But it’s a beautiful photo to me. It allows me a glimpse into Mom and Dad’s apartment before they bought the house I grew up […]


The accidental selfie

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on March 5, 2013

My mom likes to have photos of people, places and events, but she doesn’t really like to take photos. She has just never learned much over the years about any of the cameras she and Dad owned, so she isn’t comfortable with one in her hand. And once her film camera started acting up a […]