Happy Birthday America!

Happy Birthday America!

“When in Rome….” I start this blog like that because I am one of those people that can’t stand the center-of-the-world mentality of the people of the United States. America is the Entire Continent!! People here say things like: “The birth of America“, “America the beautiful“, etc. They mean to say: “The United States OF…

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Our 4th of July Celebration

Our 4th of July Celebration

I had a great weekend. Saturday, we went to Short Beach Park in Stratford, Connecticut with my Brothers/Sister-in-law, their families, and mine. It was an early¬†4th of July celebration that my brother-in-law puts together every year. He invites friends and family to meet him at the beach where everybody brings something; potluck style! Food Galore!…

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Memorial Day Weekend Celebration

Memorial Day Weekend Celebration

We had such a great Memorial Day weekend!! Last Saturday, we were invited to my brother-in-law’s house for an outdoor BBQ/get-together. As usual, we were asked to bring some beer and soda. Esedia, Carlos, Gabriel and me, got there around 3:30 PM. Gilberto, our oldest, said he was tired and he didn’t want to go.…

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In Memorian…

In Memorian…

This weekend is Memorial Day weekend here in the United States. Memorial day is a federal (meaning is celebrated across the nation) holiday for remembering the people who died while serving in the country’s armed forces. The holiday is currently observed every year on the last Monday of May. It is also the “un-official” start…

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Ripe Age

Ripe Age

This past weekend we drove to White Plains, NY to visit and celebrate my mother-in-law brother’s birthday. His nickname is Cucho (I don’t think I have ever known his real name, they always call him Cucho) and he was celebrating his 95th run around the Sun. His daughter, my wife’s cousin, invited us and my…

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