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

Nispiros Portal - A Dads Diary

My Bucket List 1

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),...

At Legion of Honor 0

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...

Rich, Dad, and Me 0

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...

Birsen and Ebru 0

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...

Lake Francis Camping 0

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...

Rice 0

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...

Coral Baja 0

Cabo San Lucas 2011

Our first vacation of the year was to Cabo San Lucas.  I consider this our first vacation because we took a plane out of the country....

Different 0

Be Different

Assuming we get through Judgement Day tomorrow, which is May 21, 2011, then you have an opportunity to be different.  Just the fact that you are...

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A Day at the Beach

Yesterday was a beautiful day at Stinson Beach.  It was sunny and warm and the beach was lined with people.  I was amazed because the last...

Jasmine collecting candy 0

Party!

If there is one thing that Filipino’s like to, it’s to party.  I remember growing up, it seemed that we had parties every weekend.  My parents...

Kate and Prince William 0

New Hope

After watching the highlights of Prince William and Kate Middleton’s Royal Wedding on CNN yesterday, I felt very happy for them.  Not only for them but...