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63 and 39 equals a lot of life and love

63 and 39 equals a lot of life and love

Pete and Nellie Martinez, 1951 63 years ago my parents were married at La Placita.  I now know that the more formal name is La Iglesia de Nuestra Señora la Reina de Los Angeles, but formality seems a bit pretentious when a place has been a part of the family for a long time. My [...]

63 and 39 equals a lot of life and love

63 and 39 equals a lot of life and love

Pete and Nellie Martinez, 1951 63 years ago my parents were married at La Placita.  I now know that the more formal name is La Iglesia de Nuestra Señora la Reina de Los Angeles, but formality seems a bit pretentious when a place has been a part of the family for a long time. My [...]

Still here, behind all the paperwork and such

Still here, behind all the paperwork and such

It’s been over a month since I last wrote.  James is of the opinion that “nobody writes blogs anymore”.  He might be right.  See evidence in first sentence. But I have a real excuse.  A good reason why I’ve not written.  Dear Ones have been dealing with health issues, the day to day tasks have [...]

Still here, behind all the paperwork and such

Still here, behind all the paperwork and such

It’s been over a month since I last wrote.  James is of the opinion that “nobody writes blogs anymore”.  He might be right.  See evidence in first sentence. But I have a real excuse.  A good reason why I’ve not written.  Dear Ones have been dealing with health issues, the day to day tasks have [...]

Still here, behind all the paperwork and such

Still here, behind all the paperwork and such

It’s been over a month since I last wrote.  James is of the opinion that “nobody writes blogs anymore”.  He might be right.  See evidence in first sentence. But I have a real excuse.  A good reason why I’ve not written.  Dear Ones have been dealing with health issues, the day to day tasks have [...]

Still here, behind all the paperwork and such

Still here, behind all the paperwork and such

It’s been over a month since I last wrote.  James is of the opinion that “nobody writes blogs anymore”.  He might be right.  See evidence in first sentence. But I have a real excuse.  A good reason why I’ve not written.  Dear Ones have been dealing with health issues, the day to day tasks have [...]

Father’s Day 2014

Father’s Day 2014

Em Sedano shared this detail from El Castillo de Chapultepec, Juan O’Gorman’s pantheon mural – in honor of Father’s Day. I shared the thought that instead of a machete my dad took care of me with hi optimism and his ready smile.  I should have also shared that his work ethic was as constant as it [...]

Father’s Day 2014

Father’s Day 2014

Em Sedano shared this detail from El Castillo de Chapultepec, Juan O’Gorman’s pantheon mural – in honor of Father’s Day. I shared the thought that instead of a machete my dad took care of me with hi optimism and his ready smile.  I should have also shared that his work ethic was as constant as it [...]

Space shifting

Space shifting

The past few months have been spent on moving things from here to there in the house.  It’s time for James and me to use rooms that have been used as spaces of accumulation rather than spaces to live in.  So, aside from meetings and such or dates with family and friends, I’ve been hunkered [...]

Space shifting

Space shifting

The past few months have been spent on moving things from here to there in the house.  It’s time for James and me to use rooms that have been used as spaces of accumulation rather than spaces to live in.  So, aside from meetings and such or dates with family and friends, I’ve been hunkered [...]

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