Three weeks seemed to have spun by in a flash. Friendship, fun, memories in this city I grew up in. No trip to San Antonio is complete without a visit to the iconic Mexican Restaurant downtown, Mi Tierra. If … Continue reading
I first started seriously talking to my ancestors, long departed from this planet, as my mother lay dying in her hospital bed six years ago. In the hospital for several days, and her breathing becoming more and more difficult in … Continue reading
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A “few” years ago, we were blessed with triplets on Thanksgiving Day. While we knew it at the time of the birth, we had thought it was twins up until about the sixth month of the pregnancy; that it was … Continue reading
The man who began the wanderlust in me, my father; in the photo above, walking across the International Bridge in Laredo, Texas/Mexico. My thoughts can’t help but wander back to the man who put the travel bug in my soul, … Continue reading
A day like every other day. But, then again, not. Each day brings a blessing. I work from home, so I’m self-contained for the better part of a week day; but I have only to look out the window, or … Continue reading
A reluctant son, a willing daughter in law ready to kiss for the camera. Mwah! Fresh off the press.
The 15 month old grandson was over for a visit yesterday. He had enjoyed playing with measuring cups and spoons from the kitchen cupboards, until his 9 year old brother pulled out his old toy box that he has kept at … Continue reading
Summer, parties, backyard barbecues, jumpy water-house slides, kids, and babies. What could bring more happiness? This is my contribution to a new weekly challenge created by The Island Traveler http://thismansjourney.net/2012/06/13/weekly-image-of-life-happiness/ A day full of happiness.
Two of my sons at one’s wedding. No one could be closer, unless it was their sister. The three of them have been very close since their birth together one Thanksgiving Day…..well, I guess they’ve been really close since their time … Continue reading