From Tibet to Ojai and back again.
They live in a one-bedroom rental, in Ojai, a small town in Southern California. The father, thirty-four, works as supervisor of Inn-room dining at the Ojai Valley Inn and Spa. The mother, thirty-three, works part time at the Inn and cooks meals on demand in order to help support the family. They have two young boys, one in preschool and the other in the first grade. They have a small dog that they bought for the kids.
The father works in the afternoon and evening and walks the children to school every morning. Sometimes he and his wife walk the children together. When the younger boy wanders too much, the father puts him on his shoulders.
Their house has a small yard. The two children ride a tire-swing laughing with neighborhood friends. (more…)
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