Archives for November 2012

Best Staycation Game Ever

Last week, I was supposed to be here: Okinawa, Japan While doing this: Not Chinese beer, but you get the idea. Didn’t happen.  Instead, I was here: In Daegu, but not under a bridge, as this picture might imply While doing this: That’s right.  Climbing on a parked front loader was a planned outing this weekend. […]

Gratitude: 7 Quotes, 7 Photos

The laziest post I have ever written.  None of it is from me.  Except the gratitude, of course.  That is deep and abiding within my heart. Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!“Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your […]

Zeke’s Hair Update

I know Ezekiel’s hair drama (as told by Gabriel) must have left you sleepless, wondering if there would ever be a happy resolution. I’ve come to cure your insomnia. See, after Gabriel laughed at Zeke for being Bieber-ized, and my brother Luke resorted to calling him “Phillip”: as in Phillip Seymour Hoffman… I decided it […]

Lessons from this Week

Oy.  This week has been a doozy.  Notice my last post was last Sunday, which normally I wouldn’t “count” as my post for this week.  But it had to “count” because I’ve been too busy with my fingers in my ears singing “LALALALALALA!” to sit down and type. You know what I’m talking about.  Like […]

Shabu Shabu

A few weeks ago we had the pleasure of going out to dinner again with our Korean friends.  They took us to a restaurant called Shabu Paul’s.  Shabu Shabu is a style of food about which I know next to nothing except my own singular experience.  I fully expect lots of corrections in the comments […]

The Blog Post I Couldn’t Write

If you were happy with the U.S. presidential election results, I invite you to come back tomorrow to see the photographic exploits of our latest restaurant adventure, Shabu Shabu.   Yum. Ignore Gianna’s face.  She ate it all. If you, like me, were less than thrilled with the re-election of President Obama, I’d like to […]

It’s Good to be Gabe

Seven Reasons it’s Good to be Gabe So, it’s my birthday today and my mom said I could help write the blog.  I don’t really know what a blog is.  All I know is my mom made me sit still for like 5 whole MINUTES, on my birthday no less, and answer some silly questions […]

Despair, Death, and Día de los Muertos

This post is not really for the faint of heart, so if you are easily disturbed by death, feel free to click away now. I tried to leave the following detail out, but found the rest of the post really had very little meaning without understanding this event that occurred on Wednesday. Wednesday morning at […]

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween! Happy All Saints Day! St. Rose of Lima St. Elizabeth of Hungary St. George… … and his dragon Lil Pumpkin (my niece Gemma) Roman emperor The whole gang My sister-in-law Vanessa, and nieces Gemma and Siena Girls with thier best friend Yu Min (Cindy) Trick-or-treating by street lamp Hand it over! My favorite […]