Category: Family

Austin’s Graffiti Park -or- A Visit to Hope Gallery

We finally made it out to the Graffiti Park in downtown Austin.  It’s a pretty fun thing.  Basically, it’s an unofficial park of a bunch of old brick walls where anybody can graffiti whatever they want.  People bring… Read More

Joel Yau at the 2015 Via Colori in Houston

Joel Yau is a good friend of ours from the San Francisco bay area who likes to draw on sidewalks and roads with chalk. In fact he’s actually really good at it. There are all these street drawing… Read More

Random Thoughts About My Dad

My Dad, William Edward Cornell, Jr., passed away last month. I have a whole swarm of things in my head swirling around this, and I’m not really sure how to get them all out. There are a thousand… Read More

The Nursery

We finally got Torino’s nursery decorated and set up, and Torino moved into it. We did a jungle theme.  We got lots of animal wall stickers and decals and wha-lah.  The Cornell grandparents sponsored about half of them,… Read More

Torino, The Level 1 Human

Serene’s brother sent us this epic baby onesie.  So it only made sense to pull out my good set of dice and a big hex map so we could throw him into a rambunctious campaign.  He loved it,… Read More

Torino’s Weekend with Grandma and Grandpa

Grandma and Grandpa Cornell came all the way out to Austin, Texas from Santa Rosa, California just to meet their new little grandson, Torino. While they were here, my dad and I were talking about how to keep… Read More

Torino’s Debut

We booked a follow-up session with Christie Stockstill (who did our Pregnancy Session) for right after the baby was born to catch all his freshness and tinyness and adorableness. Again, Christie was just wonderful playing with us and… Read More

Legend of the Red Flowing Cloth

Our photographer, Christie Stockstill, had this fun idea to play with a long flowing red cloth in both the pregnancy session and the newborn session.  The sequence came out stunningly.

Poh Poh

A few days before Torino was due to be born Serene’s mom, Winnie, made the long and adventurous trip all the way from Malaysia.  And the adventure was on from the very start; due to flight delays and… Read More

A Muaks For Wifey

To my dearest and most beautifulest wifey, an unbelievably wonderful woman, an incredible friend, a delightful companion and a fantastic mother, MMMMUAKS!