First Dinner with The Romano Duo and Dark Chocolate

October 23 2018:

First dinner with The Romano Duo in their new place in Dayton. What a treat!!! They made me my own pot of vegetarian pasta sauce!

For fun, we drove through Virginia City on the way here. We’ll leave earlier next time so we can stop for pictures.

Next time we’re gonna have the ingredients so I can have a virgin Bloody Mary!!! It’ll be just like old times, but different! We all had a great time!!! 🎉🎉🎉

October 27 2018:

I walked in Trader Joe’s to get a few items and walked out with Dark chocolate heaven. Wow!! 🖤🍫🖤

Biggest Little Photographer Enters Reno Stores

January 4 2017:

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Top 10 Countdown Continues! The Number TWO 2016 blog post on CamillaDowns.com with the most views: “Biggest Little Photographer Arrives – We Did It!”

“This book represents the fruition of a desire. Yet, within that is the message that the steps along the journey of ones desire are what comprises life itself.

It’s sure to inspire with great quotes; almost all of which were chosen by Thomas ….. for ages eight to eighty and beyond!”

Biggest Little Photographer Arrives – We Did It

Would Anyone Believe?

September 6 2016:

Thomas and Camilla August 2016 date day …. (Our date day got postponed by a few days as Thomas was sick!)

Little Washoe Lake …. “Would anyone believe that playing with sticks and walking and splashing in the water would be so fun?” -Thomas. This was an impromptu stop as we drove right by on our way home from Carson City. And it was Thomas’ idea …. Kinda. As I had just thought, we should stop by the lake. Hmmm.

The wind was blowing like crazy and I accidentally took the first two pictures of the sky! My phone takes random pictures as this case doesn’t quite fit it properly. They turned out awesome!

Thomas told me he was having so much fun and was so happy we stopped. I sat in the sand and watched him a while and then he asked me to join him. And I did. Took off my shoes and walked and splashed with him.

Cost of this date = $0 / Value = Priceless xoxo

The Most Refreshing Feeling

July 30 2016:

This was one of the MOST refreshing feelings ever! It was nearly 100 degrees yesterday and we went swimming! Felt so good!!! Thomas loves floating in the water … being still and quiet. There were a few really cool clouds to give us brief breaks from the gorgeous son! xoxo

Blessings,
Thomas, Lillian and Camilla = Team TLC
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Wonderfully exciting news! We’ve completed the first book trailer for Thomas’ upcoming book, Biggest Little Photographer. You can learn more and pre-order here.

Sand Dunes and Spiders and Beetles and Bones

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Washoe Lake adventures Sunday, April 24 2016. Car picnic followed by a walk through the sand dunes and collecting rocks. Crazy wind too! We saw spiders, beetles, bones, horses, dogs, rain, and a few people. Lillian liked hunting for rocks, … Continue reading

I Want to Write Books

“Mom, I bet people who write books liked to read when they were growing up and they want to write books to make other people feel good. Is that why you wrote your book? When I grow up I want to write books, even though I know it’s gonna be hard.” –Thomas Darnell ….

All this after asking why the streets in Venice are full of water and other questions I can’t even remember now!! ♥ ♥ ♥

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Blessings,

Team TLC
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Did you know Camilla wrote a book? It’s titled “D iz for Different – One Woman’s Journey to Acceptance” and you can read more about it here.

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North and South Pole and Pluto

I am just blown away by the dinner conversations with Thomas …. “Mom, I know why it’s always cold in the North and South Pole. It has to do with how the Earth rotates … (and then he demonstrates it for me).

What’s in space past all the planets? Does it just go on and on? Has man been to Pluto? Have there ever been any space emergencies? (I started telling him about the space shuttle that exploded …) He says oh, like what happened with the Titanic in the Ocean. If disasters were like family they would be cousins …”

And much more that I can’t even remember!! WOW!! Love that little dude!!

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Blessings,

Team TLC
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Did you know Camilla wrote a book? It’s titled “D iz for Different – One Woman’s Journey to Acceptance” and you can read more about it here.

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Report Card

‎”I want to keep my Report Card in my room for the rest of my life … as a kid … ’cause I don’t want to forget Mrs. O’Connor!” -Thomas Darnell {Thank you to Mrs. O’Connor for being such a fabulous teacher and role model, for being patient, and for texting almost daily with me to ensure we were working together to help Thomas be his best!!}

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Blessings,

Team TLC
See It. Share It. BE IT … Spread Love Everywhere You Go!

Did you know Camilla wrote a book? It’s titled “D iz for Different – One Woman’s Journey to Acceptance” and you can read more about it here.

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Bestest Mom Ever

“You are my bestest Mom ever ’cause you help me learn stuff like how to fall asleep” -Thomas Darnell

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Blessings,

Team TLC
See It. Share It. BE IT … Spread Love Everywhere You Go!

Did you know Camilla wrote a book? It’s titled “D iz for Different – One Woman’s Journey to Acceptance” and you can read more about it here.

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