Michigan

Alex fly’s to Chicago and visits Grandma & Grandpa for a week alone.

McDonald’s

Alex’s 1st day on the job

Mini Cooper

Today we leased a new red mini cooper with standard transmission for Alex.

Homecoming 2008

Alex attended homecoming 2008 with Alex, last weekend! No that is not a typo, and no he didn’t go by himself! This was Alex’s first dance. He said he danced a lot and was sore when he got home. Here are some photos of Alex & Alex with friends:

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Alex & Philip

Alex & Philip

Alex & Alex

Walter, Alex, Alex & Philip

Alex totals car

The Honda is no more! Alex hits curb and air bags deploy.

ASU vs NAU Football Game

Alex, Niam and I went to see ASU play NAU in the season opener. I thought I’d build some interest in college for these guys.

It was a beautiful night. They were predicting a monsoon, but we never got any rain… Probably because I brought ponchos. Be prepared! I heard that somewhere.

ASU dominated 27 . . . → Read More: ASU vs NAU Football Game

Maryland Visit

Maria had a business meeting in DC in June and Alex and I went along for the ride or flight. Alex stayed at Jame’s house. We talked about our upcoming China trip, played poker and visited the Georgetown Campus for a tour.

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Georgetown Tour

Georgetown Tour

Georgetown Tour

Georgetown Tour

Summer Is Near

Wow, it’s HOT once again in Phoenix! 109 yesterday… Alex and I went swimming last night, for the first time this season. The pool temperature had been hovering around 80 for a few weeks, but warmed up to 85 over the last 2 days.

Alex turned 16 on March 16th! He had a party at . . . → Read More: Summer Is Near

Maria & Alex

Well, Yesterday went well. Maria & I went shopping to Fashion Square Mall and Maria got some new work clothes. We both made it to see Alex’s tennis game. The other team only had six members show up, so the JV team didn’t get to play… but Alex got to play 6th man on the . . . → Read More: Maria & Alex

Holiday Update

I was in charge of sending out the Christmas cards this year, so that was the end to the nice letter that Maria did each year. Since more people are reading this, I figured I better make an update.

Maria’s dad visited us at Thanksgiving. We had a great visit. Maria got tickets to the . . . → Read More: Holiday Update