Category Archives: Family & Friends

Taking in the “Big Easy”

I’ve traveled a lot over the years, but I have never visited New Orleans … Until now. Taj had a week away from school (for Spring Break,) so we drove a few hours to check Louisiana off of the list. … Continue reading

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Don’t hate on history (good or bad)

There are not a lot exciting things to do in Montgomery, Alabama. Sure, all cities have their standard options: food, bars, shopping, natural scenery, etc. Montgomery has a bit of that stuff. But as far as attractions, Montgomery leaves a … Continue reading

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Embracing the cloud

I learned a hard lesson about data loss & data recovery last August. Two things: Backing up your data to TWO sources is not just a good idea, it is a requirement if living in the computer age. Data recovery … Continue reading

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Taj takes flight!

Taj is years ahead of me, as he seems to know what he wants to do with his life (much earlier than I did when I was his age.) Ever since he saw the Thunderbirds, he says he wants to … Continue reading

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A month of firsts

Taj has been an avid fan of the Denver Broncos ever since┬áhe started playing football. I’m not much of a sports fan myself, but love seeing Taj enjoying football . So, for Christmas, we thought he would enjoy going to … Continue reading

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Taj’s piano recital 2014

Taj has been playing piano for a while, but this is probably my most favorite of his public performances. He first recorded his voice singing John Legend’s “All of Me,” then played to his own singing.

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Apparently, blogging is still a thing.

I realize no one really blogs anymore, but I have a dilemma. I want to stay engaged online (so family/friends know what we’re up to,) but I’m really growing tired of Facebook. I have reached a point where I can … Continue reading

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Rodeos, football and online shopping

There are almost two weeks left in the Merry Thanksgivoween holiday season. I’ve managed to avoid the craziness of holiday shopping so far, opting to do most shopping online. However, my mother is coming into town soon, so we may … Continue reading

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The final stretch

The season of Merry Thanksgivoween continues … We had fun hanging out with family in California (Buena Park) for Thanksgiving. I love the weather in California, but hate how crowded it is. (Of course, I’m sure most Californians would reply: … Continue reading

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A HFCS-free Thanksgiving?

I swear, I’m not a food snob … Except when it comes to one thing: High Fructose Corn Syrup. You may remember my rant a few years ago about HFCS. I have tried to calm down about it since then, … Continue reading

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