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Saturday, July 21, 2007

Six Flags

This week we took Big Bea and D-man  to Six Flags. It was the first time that D-man and Aston had gone. We had a great time. I got a cool tan, only because I forgot the sun block.

We were able to make this is trip thanks to my sister. We did a kid swap. I got D-man and she had Big Al.

I can't wait to go again.

Sunday, July 15, 2007

Pink Sunday





First picture is my LeSportsac purse my dear friend give me for my birthday and my pink covered ipod.
Second picture is Big Bea's ring.
Third picture my lamp on my nightstand.
Thank you Andrea for a great week of color.

Saturday, July 14, 2007

Red Saturday

I love playing kitchen with my daughter.

Today she made me a cool hamburger with a side of ketchup.
Big Al's "bowbow"


Puerto Rican Red Beans.

Friday, July 13, 2007

Orange Friday the 13th


Above: Crotona Park, Bronx. Fixing a natural spring.
Below: Big Al, king of the cheese doodle.




Saturday, July 7, 2007

This Mom's Mom.

I can't imagine having two kids a year and a half apart from each other. My sister (in the blue dress) is only a year and a half older then me. Any sooner I could have been born the same year as my sister.

My children are five years apart. My sister children are all 2 years apart . That would make my mom, a grandmother of FIVE.

My sister has something close to what our mother has. Darn I messed the pattern up. I didn't have kids in 2003 or 2005 ....lol. No thanks!

I do have thoughts of having another, but I am not sure. I don't want to wait another 5 years. I also don't think we are ready for another .

Back to the subject, my mom.
My mom (Nancy, 1958) married my dad (Miguel, 1954) in 1978. We lived in Brooklyn until 1985. We moved to the Bronx. My mom was a parent volunteer, PTA president and paraprofessional at the school that I attended for elementary and currently work at.
Dec. 2000 Mom and Dad Divorced.
Dad moved to P.R and moved back in 2001.
In 2002, Mom moved to Florida. I feel that she moved for reasons that weren't strong enough to move anyone to the south. But, she did. I don't talk to her much and I see her even less. I wish things weren't like that. I don't wish to undo the divorced, I think they needed to be divorced sooner. I wish that she didn't move so far from the family that she created.

Wednesday, July 4, 2007

Tuesday, July 3, 2007

Big Bea Bob

I think this is my favorite picture that Big Bea ever made for me. It's Sponge Bob and the gang. I watch her draw it masterpiece from memory. She worked hard to get the colors right. This scanned copy does the picture no justice.

Monday, July 2, 2007

Coney Island


Yesterday was a perfect day to go to the beach. The high temp for yesterday was only 75. Perfect temp for baby's first time at the beach. The day was full of sandy cheeks and sand tasting. On the ride back home all the kids were out cold but Big Al was going strong. He was so excited he didnt want to miss a second.