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Overdue photo celebrating with the nephews!

My nephews and Anje got out of quarantine (self-imposed, you know how moronic Texas is) to join Jennifer and me to have dinner at Chuy’s (the one super far south). Man, I can’t wait for this frickin’ pandemic to end! … Continue reading

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Anje, Wyatt & Cannon return to Austin!

I finally received the green light from Anje to announce this wonderful news! Technically, they flew in from Doha over a week ago but I was vowed to secrecy because they needed to be quarantined for two weeks; some people … Continue reading

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Rest in peace Fuff

Sometime this Fall, a sick asshole poisoned my in-laws’ cat which in this era of Uppity Deplorables doesn’t complete surprise me. It’s a huge reason why my cats live indoors and I do whatever I can to rescue the strays … Continue reading

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Belated 10th birthday to Cannon

Good gravy, the youngest Bridge kid has hit double digits! I hope his Arabic is better than mine…oh, wait, it is since I only know the English words derived from this language: algebra, algorithm…umm, that’s it. Cannon is getting bigger. … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Hunter!

Today is the big 1-6 for the oldest of the Aaron n’ Anje set (I went by alphabetical order, not gender). I wonder if he’s eligible to drive in Qatar via their laws/rules or maybe he can have an international … Continue reading

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Sandstorm in Qatar this week

Holy Crap! I didn’t think these natural occurrences happened so close to the sea/ocean. My sister-in-law Anje informed me of it via WhatsApp. I thought, they probably happen occasionally, they’re probably on par with smog or ozone alerts in Austin. Then … Continue reading

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Meet the (Old) Republic’s 727th Jump Brigade

Damn J.J. Abrams and his teaser trailer. He unfortunately re-awakened my latent, deflated Star Wars mojo after George Lucas killed it with the help of terrible acting, a plot written by the eight-year-old version of me (actually, I would’ve done better) … Continue reading

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Happy 9th Birthday Cannon!

My youngest nephew celebrates today. Well, by the time this is published, he’s probably half way through the day given his residency in Qatar. I think he’s having fun thanks to his uncle visiting, not this one, one from the … Continue reading

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Happy 15th Birthday Hunter!

The nephew I’ve spent the most time celebrates his day right before he leaves the States to go back to his new home (as of last Fall) of Qatar. Hunter and his family were here for about a month too. … Continue reading

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