Category Archives: Friendships

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Cream to light brown

This is my entry to Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge for the Week. To see more, go here. Above is another shot of Rocky – our Volo hosts’ golden retriever. He was very active but calm. Such a lovable dog. He … Continue reading

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Beating the summer heat

We were all looking forward to another picnic yesterday but because of the humidity index being too high (predicted 105 deg. F), our organizer decided to have it in their house. No matter how much we like to play outdoors, … Continue reading

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Baby shower picnic

Oh yes, I’ve been busy like everyone else last July 4th weekend. Sunday I found myself at another baby shower, this time for Kris and Thania. Kris is my godson and of course I didn’t want to miss it for … Continue reading

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Randolph Tavern

June 18th was Lynn’s birthday and to celebrate we decided to go to lunch today being the last day of work prior to the 4-day July 4th weekend. Work was slower and we were hoping we could stretch our 30-minute lunch … Continue reading

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An engagement party

He’s now 28 and last year graduated from medical school. I met her girlfriend then during his graduation celebration and last night he faces another milestone in his life – it was his “engagement party” cum advance wedding reception for … Continue reading

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More time for golf

A former boss of mine had his retirement party on Tuesday. He retired as a Deputy Vice Chair in our firm. He was with the firm for 39 years, starting right out of college. It is a great run when … Continue reading

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Daily Word Press Photo Challenge: Off Season

A friend sent my family and me a box each of semi-ripe mangoes. Just when we think great mangoes are past their prime and already starting to be off season. Lately we haven’t found sweet mangoes at the Asian stores, … Continue reading

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Off to the Farmers’ Market

Farmers’ Market here in the Chicago-area starts after the Memorial holiday. And today, my friend Ginger and I drove to the Mt. Prospect one. Here‘s an entry to our first trip there. It rained hard before I left the house … Continue reading

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God called

Yesterday was Fr. Ervin’s ordination at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Rockford, Illinois. I have no doubt he will serve the Lord faithfully and he will be an outstanding servant of God. It was my first time attending an … Continue reading

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Pairs

To answer Cee’s photo challenge I have decided to present faces of friendships. It’s been a couple of years since, I wonder how they look like now.

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