"All creative people should be required to leave California for three months every year."
Although Ms. Swanson's insightful directive remains a logistical and financial impossibility in our world, we're still grateful for the occasional weekend getaway--albeit within the state--every now and again.
So we're off to the mountains. For a breather. In the cool, fresh air. And some perspective. Ahhhhhhh.
In the meantime, you should know Shea uttered her first sentence last week:
"MOH TEE TEE PEEZ!"
Which, of course, means:
"More cookies, please."
Really, a smart girl in so many ways.