Tuesday, December 20, 2005

signing in from the philippines

Finally! After 3 hours in LAX getting checked in for my flight and 16 hours of actual flight time with 1 hour stopover, 1 1/2 hours getting sorted out at customs in Manila and a very important stop at McDonald's for breakfast I finally made it home. That doesn't mean I stayed home...

Went to my cousin's to get my teeth looked at, went to my other cousin (doctor) to get my son's knees looked at then went to Pizza Hut for lunch. Also got my son a new pair of eyeglasses since he broke the last one he had. Still early and not satisfied yet, my kids prevailed and we ended up in an Internet Cafe, so here I am updating my entry.

Long way to go before I can go to sleep or I'd have a bad case of jetlag. Guess I have been up for almost 2 days now.... YAWN!!!!!

Wednesday, December 14, 2005

nice water for swimming? if you don't freeze first :) Posted by Picasa

daytime view of the moon... Posted by Picasa

fiery sunset Posted by Picasa

land mass??? Posted by Picasa

On the way home... Posted by Picasa

Snow not good enough, too hard to make snowman... Posted by Picasa

Hah! This is my trail... Posted by Picasa

My honey's playing it cool... Posted by Picasa

Ahhhhhh!!!!!!! Posted by Picasa

SNOW !!!!! but they won't let me up if I don't ski :( Posted by Picasa

clear sign of winter... Posted by Picasa

the duck wants food... Posted by Picasa

No snow, honey... just the lake. Posted by Picasa

Big Bear Lake Posted by Picasa

Oh Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree... Posted by Picasa

Going up to Big Bear Posted by Picasa

Isaiah(kid in red) Posted by Picasa

Mario V and Isaiah w/ other kids Posted by Picasa

Roots and Wings Daycare students Posted by Picasa

Mario and grandkids Posted by Picasa

Sunday, December 11, 2005

leaving on a jet plane

All my bags are packed, I'm ready to go...

Yes! I am packed to the gills! down to the carry-on baggage and one personal item. Well, I guess I shouldn't say that because one box is courtesy of my sister... but hey, I'm ready! That is, I still have to bake my kids' cookies... oh heck! I'm sure I'll never be ready until I'm on the plane.

Here's what my last week looks like. Work, reconfirm bookings, watch Narnia, go to Big Bear, pick up the box from my sister, do laundry, have dinner with my honey, clean up my mess from packing, bake cookies, do dishes, return books to the library, etc. etc.

When I get there here's what I need to do... Buy ham and other stuff for noche buena, shop, take my kids out, go to birthday/christmas dinner with friends, go out again with another batch of friends, have my driver's license renewed, have my braces taken cared of, etc. etc.

Whew! I'm already tired just thinking of what I have to do, much more actually trying to do it all... See yah all when I get there!!!!!