Tag Archives: God

Happy Father’s Day!

17 Jun

My Father

My Dad’s Work Journey

Mexican young man

My dad in 1968

Recently I was asked to do a writing assignment for one of my master’s degree courses. The title of the paper was “Experiencing Work”. I decided to write about my Dad and his work journey. I would like to share it with you too. Continue reading

Stumped by my kid ??!@#$%

2 Mar

You want to know what?

When kids ask the darndest things

What the heck look

HUH?!

Has your kid ever asked you a question from left field where he/she leaves you stumped? Let me share a few of mine with you that I have had thanks to my three year old.

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Simple Pleasures: Splashing water in the sun.

7 Sep

Summer Heats Up

Water splashing never felt so good

boy playing in water

Simple Joy

On a hot and humid day, we headed out to Balboa Park to visit Rockford’s favorite museums and we ended up spending most of our time outside playing in the water. What joy and delight this simple and pure activity brought to my boys. I watched in delight, once again reminded of life’s simple pleasures.

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Passing on a Legacy (Corona Beach Part 2)

5 Sep

What we gained from our elders

What we leave to our children

 
fisherman with amazing views

Embracing his legacy

 
As we completed our trip in Corona Beach and made a last stop to eat, I looked at my husband’s watery eyes as he simply uttered the words, “I miss him so much.” He was referring to his grandfather, “Tata”. All I could do was hug him and say, “You did it, just like you said you always wanted to…you brought your own kids to Corona Beach. You are carrying on his legacy.”

Our 8th Year Wedding Anniversary

23 Aug

Wedding Anniversary

Mommy and Daddy turn 8 years

smiling couple
Still laughing…8 years later

Well today marks our eight year wedding anniversary and as the cliché goes, it feels like it was just yesterday. I wanted to share a little about this to our two boys who keep asking why they are not in our wedding video (well Rockford really). Here is another letter to my boys.

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Friday Funnies: Funny Sayings by Rockford

12 Aug

He likes to correct

Funny way of saying things

kids playing on a race car

"Not like that Rocco!"

While at the zoo we are watching a show. At the end of the show they release about a dozen birds over us.

Me: “Look Rockford! Look at all those birds!”

RF: “Those aren’t birds Mama. Those are parrots.”

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Lessons learned at Lo Jolla Tide Pools (part1)

4 Aug

This is how he learned

This is what I learned

little boy on beach sand

Curiosity starts early

 
Looking back at all the pictures I had taken at the La Jolla tide pools I couldn’t help but think of all the lessons learned on this simple trip to the beach. I had to break it down to three posts. I hope you can appreciate these learning moments with me.
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