May 25 2009

Rose & Rob eSession

WASHINGTON, DC — Rob and Rose are two of my closest friends.  I’ve known Rose since we were in children’s worship service; we also got baptised on the same day back in 1992.  I met Rob when he got stationed here.  We ended up getting an investment property in Burtonsville back in 2004.  Did I mention he taught me how to snowboard?  I’m forever indebted.

Before Rob got stationed Okinawa and Cuba, he got the opportunity to spend time with Rose in Washington, DC and a couple other venues.  The two kept in contact with each other through email and Facebook and decided that they were right for each other.

So here we are again, full circle in Washington, DC to grab some frames.  It was a hot, yet pleasant day in our Nation’s Capital.  Take a look:


May 3 2009

Canadian Import

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman Islands — It’s the last day before I head home to the States and it’s been a great trip.  Crystal’s finally on her way to starting her medical school studies and she’s definitely excited.  Her dream is finally happening.  We–Ate Julie and Kuya Arn, Crys and I–arrived on Grand Cayman last Thursday to beautiful Caribbean weather.  We had some hiccups at customs, but only because we had three boxes of clothes and food in addition to four suitcase of odds and ends.  That customs officer, man, I tell ya.

We’ve accomplished a lot: moved Crystal in, bought [junk] food and drinks, storage bins, and temporary drawers to store all of her clothes and stuff.  Definitely a full day every day.  We’ve met some great people from all over the States like Rishi and her awesome roommate, Jinny; both are from New York.  Too bad Jinny’s been sick with the rhino virus since she arrived; she promises us that it’s not the Swine Flu (ehem).  We did manage to steal her and drag her to Kirk Home [Centre] to buy a lamp and to the Cayman Carnival Batabano to see the locals wine-up!

Crystal and I spent today driving around and taking pictures of the architecture and locals.  I met Lukie Hamilton who owns a mobile car wash business and Cushi, owner of the hottest Omnibus on Grand Cayman.

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