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The Golden Hour

Between the fog and the scary unknown is a fleeting magical moment of hope, clarity and peace, The Golden Hour. Driving coastal HWY 1, we were greeted by an increasingly dense fog that seemed to have swallowed the ocean whole. … Continue reading

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First Day Online Schooling Goes Live in California

We all woke up early to make sure everything is set up and ready for our son’s first day of on-line schooling. Our first year high schooler woke up at 6:00 AM, way ahead of mom and dad. He had … Continue reading

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Summer In London

Colors of Summer in London Our Summer adventure begins at Trafalgar Square. Now, pick a coin inside your pocket. Close your eyes, make a wish and toss the coin. Time to stretch those legs and climb the Nelson’s Column. I promise … 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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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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Happiness

Happiness is… Seeing my son smile and laugh. What makes him happy, makes me happy. My son was so happy and proud of our Lego Star Wars Space Ship creation that he placed it above and in front of his … Continue reading

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Creating Happy Jack

Creating Jack Inspired by a friend’s work, I decided to make my own Jack-O-Lantern with my son this year. Honestly I was clueless as to how to make one but my friend gave me the basic ideas. She said, “all you … 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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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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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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