Category Archives: Travel

LaPreta Family Disney Vacation

disney-2008-1.jpgSorry I haven’t been keeping up with this blog. It’s been a busy time for me. I’ve been greatly expanding my presence on the internet (click Hernandez Life Design if you’re interested), but now I want to get back to my beginning, this blog. Over the rest of the week you should see 3 or 4 more postings with what’s been going on in our lives. First up — The LaPreta Family Disney Vacation.

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We’re Back…

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Well as you can tell from this, and the two previous posts, Phaedra and I are back from our trip down south. Every other year we’re suppose to spend Christmas (and subsequently Phaedra’s birthday) with my family in Miami. They live in Kendall on one of the few lakes not connected to the canals (and therefore safe to swim (unless you really like alligators)). We had to skip last year due to hurting my Continue reading We’re Back…

So we went to Miami Ink…

Miami Ink
Yep, Phaedra has an obsession watching this tattoo show, Miami Ink, plus it’s spin-offs, so she was really excited when I told her we were going to visit the actual shop in South Beach. We didn’t see any of the show’s stars artists, (we were there at 1 pm, and it closes at 2 am), if they are ever there at all except when shooting. We spent a good half hour outside, with me trying to persuade Phaedra to go for it. With all the time she spends watching these shows, I know she secretly wants one. She had casually mentioned possibly getting an Angel on her shoulder (maybe a matching cute devil on the other?). I had told her if she went through with it, I’d get one too, like a small heart with Phaedra’s initials in it. In the end we went with something different: Continue reading So we went to Miami Ink…

Gavin’s Visit

photo.jpgSorry but this posting is a bit belated. Turn’s out our friend Louisa, daughter of Marylou (see next post), has been having an internet romance. On August 19th, Gavin flew over from England to meet Louisa for the very first time in person. Given Phaedra & my work schedule, we unfortunately could not meet Gavin in person, but from what everyone has told us, Continue reading Gavin’s Visit