On September 18th, my wife and I celebrated our 7th wedding anniversary. We took the weekend and traveled down to the Keys. In lieu of a traditional post, I've decided to Blog in Pictures. Enjoy!
For those of you who know my son, you are more than likely familiar with his near-ubiquitous companion, Simba. This stuffed animal might as well be stitched to his arm. It's serves as a friend, a safety blanket, and as an intimate part of my son's self-definition. For Jason, Simba has simply always been there. … Continue reading A Chance to See Simba
I can't imagine there are many subjects in this world that Lucille Ball and Metallica front-man James Hetfield agreed upon, but their takes on Regret remain strikingly similar. Lucille Ball during the Vitameatavegamin skit. "I'd rather regret the things I've done than regret the things I haven't done." -Lucille Ball "I'd rather regret doing something … Continue reading Maybe My Biggest Regret
When the Miami Sound Machine released "Conga" in 1985, I wonder if Gloria Estefan and the rest of the band knew their song would become a staple drunken dancing during wedding receptions. While I've never seen Gloria or the band perform it live, I can't image a redition more gloriously steeped in greatness/cross-dressing than this one, courtesy … Continue reading The Wedding Conga
It's all Uncle Mike's fault. As a rule, I think he likes to take things to the next level, and that's what he always did during out family's traditional Easter Egg Hunt. See, I am the oldest of a large generation. I have two younger brothers and a small army of cousins. At last count, … Continue reading Easter’s Super Egg Hunt
This is a post from my old blog. I hope you enjoy.(Abuelo's Boat, the Maryluti)Back in the late eighties and early nineties (up to August 24, 1992 and Hurricane Andrew), my family travelled down to Florida Keys regularly. With RVs and boats hitched to our vans and trucks, we descended upon a little RV park … Continue reading Old Lobster Season post
I've been absent here from the blogosphere for about two weeks, and that is a major failure on my part. As I said on my first entry to this blog, A Rebranding, I need to sit my ass in the chair, and while I have been sitting quite a bit over the last two weeks, … Continue reading An Ever-Evolving Answer to the Question of Who I Am