Monday, February 27, 2006

My good friend Ruthie!

My good friend Ruthie came from Michigan to visit her parents and stopped by on Sunday night. We also ate lunch with her and her family on Sabbath and it was soo delicious!! Thank God for great friends who stick with you through thick and thin. You are awesome Ruthie! God bless you!

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Friday, February 24, 2006

Austin's Science Project

Austin wanted to find out if a metal bat hits farther than a wooden bat. After our experiment, he found out that the metal bat hit farther. It was a fun to do!!

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Wednesday, February 22, 2006

Austin is ready for ABL

Austin will be starting ABL (Adventist Ball League) this coming Sunday. We are looking forward to watching him play baseball. Good luck Texas Rangers(the team he is on).

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Sunday, February 19, 2006

How sweet!!

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Cute photo of Mom!

A photo of my Mom at my Tios Leon's park.

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Thursday, February 16, 2006

God's beauty!

Loyda gave me this azalea plant last year when I was going through chemo. What a beautiful transformation the bright pink flowers give the plant. For a long time it was just green and now for the first time it bloomed. Thank God for new beginnings and new days. It's a new day with new hopes and so much more faith!

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Wednesday, February 15, 2006

Roller Skating fun!

From the beginning of the year, the kids learn their multiplication tables and then on Valentines' Day, they have a victory celebration!

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Tuesday, February 14, 2006

To Danny and the family!!

We regret to announce that Danny's grandmother passed away on Monday. She was 95 years old. We offer our deepest sympathy. Losing our loved ones even when they have had a long life, is always difficult and so painful. God be with all of you!!

Sunday, February 12, 2006

Happy birthday to Luisito and Anthony!!

Today, Feb 12, is Luisito's birthday and on the 14th, Anthony will celebrate his 9th birthday. We went to a wonderful party today for both of them. It was fun and the food was so good, as always. Happy birthday Primos!!

The beautiful Leon Family

Sabbath's wonderful moments!

We had a beautiful day! Church was just unforgettable with the choir. Then we went to the Leon farm and had a great time with good friends...Sajjadi family and Avila family. Thank you Jude and Martin for your hospitality! I've always said "it's one of your many talents."

Photo taken before church on Sabbath

We heard an amazing choir that left us breathless! California Baptist University Choir under the direction of Gary Bonner. Just Outstanding!!! Praise God for good music!

Cute photo of Martin and Daphne

Making smores

Cute photo of Evanni and Martin

great friends joined us for Lunch at the Leon farm.

Thursday, February 09, 2006

Amazing Horse

This horse is blind, but by listening to Daphne's voice can do everything she tells him to do. It's pretty cool!! Keep up the good work Daphne. You are amazing with your horses!

Amazing Horse.

Wednesday, February 08, 2006

Tuesday, February 07, 2006

What a day it has been..........

Well, today Tuesday was a very difficult day for most of the family. All the family from far away left and thank God arrived at their destinations safely which is a huge blessing!
I felt soooo empty and sad today! I missed my family tremendously and Grandpa...
wow! What a void I felt in my soul! I felt so empty!
In the morning, after I dropped Austin off, I went to Tios Elvin and Linette's house and stayed there until Yamel left for the airport. Tia made some delicious pancakes which I ate very happily. Then, I went to Ivette's house and washed my truck...Ivette made a very delicious lunch. The afternoon seem to go on forever. I cried often throughout the day and specially after I would think of Grandpa and see his photos around the house.
At night, Judy, Ivette and I got together as well and we went out to eat to help our depression! We all had the same kind of day...extremely sad and just wanted to be together with our family. Thanks Jude and Ivette for helping me feel a little bit better for a while. I think that it helped all of us.
Thank God for family! Thank you for reading this post on how I felt today. It's therapy to write about it.

Monday, February 06, 2006

Our beloved Grandfather.

Our Grandfather was laid to rest today. Words cannot express the sadness we all feel, but our consolation is that we know that Jesus will call him soon on His Second Coming. We spent good times together with the whole family this weekend. Even though the gatherings were for something sad, we were thankful to be together. We thank Yami and family, Judy, Tios Luis and Rosy and family and Luisito and Loyda for such great hospitality. Those moments together will never be forgotten.

The grandchildren and great grandchildren

The fourteen grandchildren

The whole family

cute photo of Adam and great grandma

Our grandfather...we already miss him tremendously

Andrew and Josiah

sad moments in life

Daphne with Great Grandma

Ivan came from Oklahoma for the funeral. It was good seeing him and his family

Tio Ben and the next Shaq

At the Leon Farm on Sabbath

Sunday, February 05, 2006

Happy Birthday to our dear Cousin Yamel!!!

Today, Feb 5, is Yamel's birthday. We wish you many blessings primito! We are so sorry that it will be a sad day for all of us. At the same time, we are celebrating the life of a great man who loved the Lord with all his heart and wants to see all of us in heaven soon. God bless you!! We love you!!!

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Saturday, February 04, 2006

Family spends time together.....

We spent several hours at the Bazan Residence on friday night enjoying family togetherness. We miss our Grandpa dearly specially when we were singing...He loved those moments. We miss you Abuelito!!!

Enjoying family time in a sad time of our lives

Tia Rosy and Yaisy thinking of Grandpa

Cute brothers

Abuelita with her daughters

Doing our favorite thing when we get together...singing.

Thursday, February 02, 2006

We miss you Abuelito!

Thinking of my wonderful Abuelito and how much we already miss him. It does not seem real....

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Remembering our dear Grandpa!!

I went through all my photos yesterday for a project that Judy is working on and found this cute photo of our dear grandparents. This photo was taken in Michigan when we went to Uncle Ruben and Dad's graduation in 1995.

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Wednesday, February 01, 2006

Happy Birthday to Nana!!

We want to congratulate Nana on her birthday today. May God bless you and give you many many more healthy years. We love you!!

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