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When we buried my wife's father yesterday

When we buried my wife’s father “M. L.” yesterday afternoon, my wife, brother and his wife, and two family friends went out to the church cemetery and turned over the hard earth with two spades and a mattock normally used for tending gardens. 487 more words


Week two of NaNo and Writer's Block...

I’ve written about how my “other” self found a way to defeat writer’s block HERE. That post was actually supposed to be here but it went in a totally unexpected direction than I intended so I posted it on the appropriate blog and then came back to my other idea. 258 more words

My Writing


Last week was a tough one for us.  My grandfather passed away.  He was 91 years old, lived an amazingly fruitful life (literally, he had 9 kids, but he also founded the first elementary school and hospital in his hometown of San Carlos in the Philippines.)  He was a great man who was respected and adored by his family and his community.   619 more words


Comic Recommendation #3 - Batman: A Death In The Family

Now I was saving this one for a special day, but I just think for people just starting to collect comic books this is a must have. 646 more words

Saying Goodbye and Bonding

On Oct 20th I celebrated my Birthday. On Oct 21 I was grieving for my niece Inez as she had passed away in her sleep in the early morning. 360 more words

Animals .

Dia de los Muertos Ofrenda, Gringa Style

 Dia de los Muertos ofrenda in honor of my brothers
John (1/10/1950-10/23/2014) and Brian (4/12/1953-4/11/2014.)

 I started this ofrenda, or alter, a few weeks ago as a way to think about my brother, Brian. 464 more words