My Mom’s 83rd Birthday

Today, my mom turns 83. She’s still in her own apartment, with her dog, Pepper. She walks him twice a day. She has a variety of friends at her “Over 55” apartment complex – primarily other dog owners. They stick together! On Friday, they had the monthly July Birthdays Party in the activity center, across…

Father’s Day Reminiscing

Just a few photos of my dad…. Related blogposts: Snapshots & Memories: 1920’s   (Oldtime photos of my dad as a little boy) Holding On to the Side of the Pool (a trip down memory lane for me with my dad) For Some People, It’s Just Natural (2011 Father’s Day Video for Ron, plus a little…

An Impromptu Road Trip Wasn’t Enough?

When Michael and Kathya flew in from Nicaragua on Sunday, the two-hour layover between flights wasn’t long enough. The lines were long in customs and as they ran to their gate (something that changed several times that day), they found themselves 5 minutes late and missed their connecting flight to Austin. It’s a little complicated…