Wishing You Amazing Adventures in 2015

Our 2014 adventures included cruising California’s Gold Country, surfing on Maui, riding hippogriffs in Orlando, chasing alligators in Miami, and riding ziplines in San Diego. And because that wasn’t enough, Jocelyn also spent two weeks in Costa Rica.

Merry Christmas from Booksin Band

First the whole Booksin Band plays “Jingle Bells,” and then the Advanced Band brings it home with a few more favorites.

See if you can find Felicia and her clarinet! Enjoy!

Recorded Friday, December 12.

San Diego in September (and October)

We’re off for a full family vacation in the southwestern corner of our fair state! That’s right: San Jose Unified just won’t drop this “Fall Break” nonsense, so we’re playing along for a week in San Diego.

Follow along on Twitter, and keep an eye on Storify!

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Among our plans, a […]

San Diego in September (and October)

We’re off for a full family vacation in the southwestern corner of our fair state! That’s right: San Jose Unified just won’t drop this “Fall Break” nonsense, so we’re playing along for a week in San Diego.

Follow along on Twitter, and keep an eye on Storify!

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Among our plans, a […]

Booksin Band 2014 Concerts

120 Kids from three elementary schools can’t be wrong! The 2014 band show was pretty awesome.

Friday night featured the Booksin Band in concert with elementary school bands from Trace and Willow Glen, performing as one big group. And it was pretty impressive. Look closely, and you’ll see Felicia in a number of songs, […]

Bob Marley – Brazilian Style

With Drums! From today’s end-of-year performance in Felicia’s Fourth Grade class. Please enjoy this Brazilian Drumming performance (if you can find her).

Brazilian Drumming @ Booksin (Ms. Macon 4th Grade 2014) from David Keller on Vimeo.

Oh: The password is “Macon4th” … Sshhhhh!

We hope 2014 is Best Year Ever!

2013 was our best year ever!

We began with a family trip to Banff, Canada, celebrating our 20th Anniversary and spent two summer weeks in China with cousin Kiana & Family. We toured fourteen California missions along El Camino Real, and we still found time to see Yosemite Valley, Big Sur, and Hearst Castle, […]

Christmas Concert Compilation

Happy Holidays to all … and to all a string of very busy nights!

For your viewing pleasure, Felicia appears in videos from her school band performance (“Jolly Old St. Nicholas” and “Up on the Rooftop”) and from her bell choir and children’s choir at church.

Jocelyn’s high school Bella Voce choir finished the season […]

Happy 4th of July from Hong Kong!

From one former British Colony to another … Happy Independence Day! #mkChina http://t.co/qUOuFnYz1N

— David Keller (@dhkeller) July 4, 2013

For those of you who missed the live-tweeting (approx 2:00 am PDT) from Afternoon Tea at The Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong, here’s a recap:

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