14 years ago yesterday, Tejano singer Selena’s life was tragically cut short. I remember coming home from school that Friday, looking forward to the weekend – I was in the 9th grade – and my dad telling me the news. “Selena was shot. I heard it on the radio.” It wasn’t until I ran in […]
This photo was taken back in March of 2006, as we were crossing the Brooklyn Bridge. I was trying to snap a photo of the flag. I’ve been to New York many times, but this was especially memorable because it was both my daughter’s and sister’s first time there.
Our trip started early on a Saturday morning. We departed Reagan National Airport just before 7am, had a short layover in Memphis, and were then promptly on our way to Montego Bay. We arrived at 12:45pm, and since we only had carry-on luggage, were immediately ushered into the Sandals lounge, where we helped ourselves to […]
I watched the entire Pentagon Memorial dedication on TV two weeks ago today, and was especially touched by the song “There Are No Words”, sung by Kitty Donohoe. You can download the song from her website for free, and it can also be found on Kitty’s latest CD. There Are No Words (click to listen) […]
One of my favorite museums in Washington, D.C. is the National Building Museum. With it’s bright red brick exterior, this structure is one of the most unique buildings in the city. Originally called the Pension Building, its initial purpose was two-fold: to house the Pension Bureau and to act as a venue for the District’s […]
I usually don’t share my dreams with anyone, but this is just too good: We’re on an island, with miles & miles of white-sand beach. I get to my room where the butler has already unpacked our bags & has a stroller and crib waiting for the kids. We leave our 3 year-old at a […]