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Leveling Up Through Surfing

Belly button-height. His. That used to be the limit of our youngest Azek‘s courage in the water. I know swimming, or surviving in water, is one of life’s necessary basic skills so I have asked my siblings to teach him to be drown-proof in our pool, with little success. 177 more words


Photo of the Day: Paquito the Chihuahua in Coney Island

After winning 2nd prize as “Uncle Sam” in Saturday’s 3rd Annual Pet Costume Contest on the Coney Island Boardwalk, Paquito the Chihuahua stripped down to his trousers and chilled in his wicker chair. 90 more words

Coney Island

Song No. 6 — Não Me Diga Adeus | Paquito, Luis Soberano & João Correia da Silva (1948)

Francisco da Silva Fárrea Júnior aka Paquito, Luis Soberano and João Correia da Silva each were already quite established as composers when they jointly wrote Não Me Diga Adeus in 1948. 2,867 more words

Aracy De Almeida

Meet Paquito--and check out a few other pictures

Along with the 23 other UChicago students in my program, I have another little friend with me here in Barcelona.  His name is Paquito, and he is a little mariachi-esque figurine who was given to me by a friend (who grew up in Mexico) back in Hyde Park.   100 more words

Study Abroad

D'rivera, Paquito & Wdr Big Ba - Improvise One Beautiful

Paquito de Rivera is one of the best musicians ever to come out of Cuba. Although Arturo Sandoval is consider to be one of the best trumpet players in the world, Paquito is a more complete musician than Arturo.I mention Arturo because they played together for years in Cuba’s best group of all time led by Chucho Valdes, IRAKERE.Highly recommended. 503 more words

Knitting in 2008

Jill P,

We had a good time knitting as the ball dropped, ending 2007.  Granted I wasn’t very productive and just forced you to stay up until what was about 4am for you.  1,425 more words