Christmas Day

I learned that Colombian tradition places a lot of emphasis on Christmas Eve. Last night, after eating tamales and playing Wii at Michael’s, Yeni’s family and I returned to the house, ate more tamales with friends, and then opened presents. I received some excellent presents this year, including Spider-man trinkets and a new Harley outfit… Continue reading Christmas Day

Happy Birthday Sweetheart!

Today is Yeni’s birthday… so Happy Birthday Sweetheart!  So drop her a line, send her a tweet, or just think special thoughts. Today she is 25 years old (per her choice). I love you sweetheart! Today we are planning food, coconut shrimp, food, and maybe even shopping!!!! Feliz Cumpleaños! Again… we are selecting 25 for this… Continue reading Happy Birthday Sweetheart!

Back at the House

Yesterday was a “travel day,” with all the reminders of why I do not like to fly. But, thanks to modern travel, I made it home safe and sound. The temperature last night? 1° F. Ouch. Snow in the neighborhood is piled higher than the mailboxes.

Headin' up to San Francisco

Yesterday, we woke up at 5am and headed through the snow to take me to the airport. Even after spending 5 hours on the tarmac (and being de-iced from a de-icer named Fred), I still have to say I love American Airlines. Don’t get me wrong, I do not like flying. I hate almost everything… Continue reading Headin' up to San Francisco

Check out the De-Icer

Notice the de-icer’s cool name? (it’s Fred 🙂 ) On my way to San Francisco to catch up with my sister, Scott, my parents, Tovah, and David!

Taxiing on a Snowy Runway

You have to love technology today. My Blackberry can take video, pictures, and play MP3’s. Plus, unlike my iPhone, my calls don’t drop. Granted I’ve only had the phone 2 days, but I’m very impressed so far. This video is taken from my Blackberry while taxiing out to the runway at Detroit’s DTW airport. Sadly,… Continue reading Taxiing on a Snowy Runway