Yesterday, while browsing my FaceBook wall, I came across a photograph that my cousin shared from All About 1960 Facebook Page. A closer look of the post, A red Volks Patrol Car cruising Dewey Blvd. by JC,” I realized that it was my Dad on the Vespa with 4 of my siblings.(Not yet born yet) Unbeknownst to my cousin, he did not realize it was his Uncle on the picture. Back in the sixties, he had several Lambretta’s and Vespa’s. After work, he would take the kids for a ride. Back then, Dewey Blvd. now Roxas Blvd., had no traffic and no strict enforcement on tandem rides with children. What a coincidence, ironic shot though as the police didn’t even stop my dad with his kids on the Vespa. According to JC who posted the picture, it was Captain Hutchkins, an American Veteran, who gave him the well preserved picture to post. My sister-in-law emailed JC asking if Captain Hutchkins is still alive….so we are still waiting for an answer. Cannot wait to track him down and say our thank you’s. What a beautiful memory of my father!
RIP Papa! Love you always…
My dad, his kids and the Vespa (1960s)
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Lets shimmy ourselves to a Prosperous New Year!
I picked Alli Kushnir for your entertainment, a renowned Ukrainian Belly Dancer. Known for her very explosive moves who has been finalist of Ukraine TV-show “Ukraine Got Talent”, LBC Belly Dance World Championship “Hezzi Ya Nawaim” and many time in diverse world championships of belly dance.
Well, I want something different and entertaining – not the usual New Years video greeting. Am a big fan of Middle Eastern dance you know.
“We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day.”
– Edith Lovejoy Pierce,
American Poet & Pacifist
I cannot believe we have one more week to go and it is Christmas time. Time flies indeed. This will be my first time after so many years that I will be spending my Christmas with family and also, this will be my first Christmas with Jenny’s Serendipity blog as well so this post is dedicated to my family, friends and to all my visitors and followers who have stopped by, commented, liked and followed my blog.
I wish everybody a “Merry Blessed Christmas!”
Wrote this special Christmas poem from me to you and a funny Christmas video for your entertainment.
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Christmas is filled with special joys
Time spent with love ones and to those closes to us
Gifts for the young and the old
Food so merry
Talks of the past merriment’s
Contemplating our blessings from up above
Memories so dear we hold through our hearts
Joys of a family Christmas gathering
TGIF Friday Humor – LOL
Have a happy weekend everyone!
Perseverance, hard work and knowing how to use your creativity will bring you wonders. Knowing how to sell yourself virtually and in real life is one big plus as
You are the product!
Me with Don Ramon of Bignay Wine (Gainza Trade Fair)
OMG its my 41st birthday!
Time flies indeed.
I wish I could be partying with you guys in blogosphere
so sending you a funny Happy Birthday video courtesy of Meryartist .
Its been a wonderful and surprising year for me.
Thank you for all the visits, the likes, the very sweet comments and most of all, your following!
“You were born an original. Don’t die a copy.”
Happy birthday to me!
Happy Birthday Card: Fun Munch