Rolando
Father of twins plus one! I'm back after taking a 5 year break from blogging.

Nispiros Portal - A Dads Diary

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What Comes Around

Another thing about ‘Terrible 2’s‘ is that when one is sick, the other is sure to get it.  When Justice and Jasmine are both sick, then...

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Different Flavors of Nispiros

Did you know there is more than one spelling of ‘Nispiros’ and we are all probably related?  In my Facebook account I have cousins whose last...

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Terrible 2’s x 2

It is so funny when people say, ‘oh how cute, twins’. The non-parents just have no clue.  My quite inner voice just wants to rip their...

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Security at a Price

Earlier this year our websites were hacked and we lost everything.  We lost family and vacation photos. We lost important web development codes and just about...

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Bucket List

With Dad gone I have been thinking a lot about my own mortality.  Dad lived a full live.  He traveled the world, supported a family (families),...

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Can you hear me now?

Finally, finally, finally there is some light at the end of the tunnel.  For months I have been thinking, ‘when are Justice and Jasmine going to...

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CYA Dad!

Today I got the news that Dad passed away.  My initial reaction was relief for him.  He’s in a better place and now without pain.  For...

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Birsen Visits the US

Week of July 17 Ebru’s friend Birsen is in town for 2 weeks.  She is visiting us all the way from Istanbul, Turkey.  While she’s here...

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Lake Francis Camping

Last weekend we went camping with some friends from high school.  It was Justice and Jasmine’s second time.  The first time they went camping was September...

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Payback is a bitch!

When I was a kid my mom pretty much did everything for me.  I wasn’t spoiled by any means but since I was the only kid...