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

Nispiros Portal - A Dad's Diary

Rich, Dad, and Me

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Stinson Beach 9

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

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

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...

Jasmine Cool Cuts

Jasmine Speaks!

Jasmine continues to surprise us!  As she approaches 21-months we are noticing some significant changes.  First of all she is more interactive with us and with...

At the age 0-3 Egg Hunt

Happy Easter?

I guess it’s a Happy Easter.  I say I guess because I know that we really didn’t take part of the pre-Easter traditions Catholics normally exercise...