We feel so fortunate to have been able to thread Marina through our little family for these last 6 months. We’ve had so much fun joking around with silly conversations and games along with sharing music, cultural oddities, food, along with discussions on serious topics as well. Our house is warmer and memories fuller because of our time together. Can’t wait till next our paths cross!

Day at the Beach

What a great day at the beach! We made it here after hitting my favorite burger joint  – and then settled down to enjoy the perfect Caribbean Miami shore line.

And then Carmen snapped these pix of this 007 Bond Girl who came out of the water!

Game of Thrones Dinners

Some pictures from our last two Sunday night dinners before watching Game of Thrones. Each weekend Carmen’s sister Ana, her boyfriend Ricky and our friend Alex come over.

Marina plays a fundamental role in dinner – stuffing and prepping the peppers and making the gazpacho from scratch (both turned out awesome!). I really enjoy our random, wandering discussions while cooking; our chats range from the cultural differences she’s picked up during her time here… to philosophy, maths, movies… even a discussion on the shape of the universe.   These times will be missed when she’s back home.

Who is this *grown up* girl back there?!

Who is this *grown up* girl back there?!