Category Archives: family

Shark’s Fin Above Wildflowers

You don’t have to buy me things. Your love is more than enough. You don’t have to give me flowers. The excitement when you took me outdoors to see the wildflowers still has my heart racing. You don’t have to … Continue reading

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Bluebonnet Field Of Dreams

Close to the heart of many Texans are the rare Bluebonnet’s Field of Dreams. I hope to believe each bluebonnet represents one Texan dream. The more people dreaming and believing in their dreams, the more bluebonnet blooms there is. At its peak, nature’s … Continue reading

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On Christmas Day

On Christmas Day, we braved Winter’s cold for our family Christmas picture. It was a crazy idea but the beach always brought us the happiest of memories. The water felt like ice but we managed to smile and say, “Brrrrrr.” … Continue reading

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8 Birthday Wishes

Life’s too short not to grant wishes. Days before his Birthday I asked my son, “What do you wish for your Birthday?” With twinkle in his eyes, he replied, “A bike and a Lego toy.” I added, “Anything else? You … Continue reading

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First Sunrise By The Sea

When was the last time you really watched the Sunrise at the beach? If it took you a minute or two to check your memory archives, more likely it’s been awhile. For me, it has been 8 years. That long? … Continue reading

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7 Rules In Kindergarten

We made it to the first two weeks of Kindergarten class. My son had been very excited about school, meeting his new and old classmates, of learning new things and of car pooling with other kids in our subdivision. He … Continue reading

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Pyramids Of Moody Gardens Galveston

This year’s Summer is coming to an end. It has been a fun and adventurous journey for me and my family. We discovered a lot of beautiful places that brought us happiness and inspiration. We made a lot of unforgettable … Continue reading

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Pier 61 Summer Fishing

My wife surprised me and our son by planning a fishing trip at 61st Street Pier in Galveston Island. I’m impressed that she wanted to go outdoors knowing the temperature would be 100 degrees hot that day. We left the house … Continue reading

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Aquarena Spring’s Glass Bottom Boat

A natural wonder of the Hill Country, Aquarena Springs gained popularity when it opened in 1928 as a resort nestling on top of the crystal clear Spring lake together with the sailing of its first of the many glass bottom … Continue reading

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In The Company Of Alligators

Nothing can be  more exciting to  a  5-year-old boy than meeting the alligators, discovering nature , finding insects, catching fish and watching the birds in their  barest habitat. So, I decided to spend Father’s Day with my son at the … Continue reading

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