Guard units got activated for assistance with COVID-19 efforts. I saw on social media some people commenting that, oh, at least it’s not a real deployment (referencing danger). Think about it though. With COVID-19 assistance and containment efforts, it’s even MORE dangerous. They’re… Continue Reading “HIARNG units on the move per da Gov”
Lou has been making face covering masks for Justin since last night. You go girl, support the effort! Pretty fucked up tho, why the Guard doesn’t provide this PPE item for their activated troops. Or, is what their supply channels get too cheap that the soldiers want something more durable and washable?… Continue Reading “Lou Making Face Masks Re: COVID-19”
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It was very, very, overdue. The last time we had a vacation or staycation as a family was long before the kids were married/had families of their own… when they themselves were still kids/teens… 1996 trip to the Big Island. So partially because Peaches and Stephan are moving soon, we decided (I … Continue Reading “4th of July Family Staycation”
Celebrating Justin’s 35th birthday at Limon Rotisserie at Kamakana Ali’i Mall.
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Lou and I (finally) got invited over to Justin’s and Rachelle’s place. He bought a house in Ewa Gentry Tuscany II subdivision. Seems like a cozy place, tho in a very tight yard/lot. But… that’s par for the course here in Hawaii.
The University of Phoenix Hawaii campus held graduation ceremonies today at the Neil S. Blaisdell arena. Justin graduated with a BS in Information Technology with a concentration in Information Systems Security. Lou, myself, Peaches, Rosie and Lina all went to the ceremony. Coincidentally, Christy Mariano-Perez… Continue Reading “Justin’s Graduation from UOP”
Justin got promoted to E5 yesterday at a ceremony at his National Guard unit in Kapolei. Lou’s brother Joe and Frankie, Lou, myself, Peaches and James, all went to attend. To me it’s a long time coming, had he stayed active long enough to make SGT he would have had it several years ago. But hey, he’s… Continue Reading “Justin got promoted in the NG”
I know there are a lot of VHS video somewhere of the kids, both shot by us and by them. I came across this one and converted it to .mp4. Short clip of Peaches, Justin, and Lina when we were living in AMR, probably around 1996 or so. Dancing and playing around… dancing to Kenny G.. Peaches and Justin wearing my… Continue Reading “Kids’ video circa 1996 or so”
So Justin left his laptop with Peaches and Lina after he joined the Army, I guess, not sure if giving to them or to hold for safekeeping while he’s away. And he’s what the two girls send him….