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Family Day

I had taken the day off to see my son Christopher in his last day of swim lessons and get some stuff done around the house. I always have my camera with me and was took a few shots of Chris at his lesson and Mackenzie decided to model for me while we were waiting.



The Cake!

At every event, there is usually a cake. And that cake may have been custom made for an honoree, or was picked out of a catalog. Nonetheless, it is an important decision in the planning of your event…..and should not go undocumented.

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Happy 4th of July!

I know it’s a little late, but I was not able to post this on time. After all, the holiday fell right smack in the middle of the week. Anyway, these are a few fireworks shots I took when we visited Disney earlier this spring. I love the show they put on at the Magic Kingdom. By the way, the view from the Robert Moses Bridge on Wednesday night was pretty cool seeing all the residential fireworks for miles.

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– Mark

Congratulations Christopher!

It seem like such a short time ago when I was trying to teach my son Christopher to speak, and now I can not get him to be quiet. They say time flies when you’re having fun, but it takes some real effort to take it all in and enjoy every moment. Here you are, just completed your first year of elementary school and with flying colors and smiles.

I am so proud of you Christopher in all that you have achieved. You are very intelligent and there is never a dull moment when you are around. You are always eager to learn and always keep me active playing sports together, doing things we both enjoy. I am very proud when you call me dad and that you still say I am your best buddy in the world, because you are mine.

What tops it all off is your amazing personality. It is setting a great example for your proud, silly sister who is certain to follow in your footsteps. She sure enjoys being around you.

Love you Buddy!







Last day in Florida….

It is a beautiful one at that. In a few minutes, I’ll be enjoying a Jai Alai IPA from Cigar City Brewing here in Tampa Florida. This may be one of my favorite beers on the planet. I get this in the craft beer section of my local distributor on Long Island. They sell this in the supermarket down here.


Florida Continued….

Every time we visit Mom in Florida, we always take a trip to the Busch Wildlife Sanctuary in Jupiter. Lots of cool animals that you can see up close. It seems to put the kids in a good mood, which then puts me in a good mood. We had a nice time.



The many silly faces of Mackenzie. Her and Chris love to make us laugh.




Sunshine State

View from the balcony this morning. Missed the sunrise by a couple of minutes, but I took a couple of snaps anyway. I wonder if I lived here, would I appreciated this as much……hell yeah!



– Mark

Rumors Confirmed – Disney Is Fun!

I haven’t been to Disney World since I was a kid, so I was looking forward to going almost as much as the kids. Chris got a Disney trip for his 6th birthday and has been waiting for 4 months to go. What a huge place! Words can not describe how big this place is (unless your discussing the actual square mileage of property).

It felt good to get away, even if it meant two straight days of walking and carrying stuff. Mackenzie actually stayed awake through the fireworks whereas Chris was knocked out before they even started. Of course, cause he did all the walking while the princess rode in the stroller and had a nap.

Chris really wanted to try his first roller coaster. So we went toward Space Mountain and jumped on the rocket ship ride directly across from it. Lots to see and do, had an awesome time with the family.

Just a few of Chris’ favorite pics.