A visit to the eye doctor


On Tuesday, I took Q for an eye exam. He hadn't been complaining or showing any indications that he was struggling to see, but I had made an appointment for myself the previous week and they suggested I bring him in for an exam too, since it was covered by our health plan. I didn't think anything of it, he's a really bright kid and doesn't have trouble seeing things, or so I thought. As he sat in … [Read more...]

Gardening with Lola


Yesterday I went to my Lola's and helped her plant a garden. Lola is my Grama. That is a Filipino word for Grama. First we had to get the seeds. After we went to see Pitch Perfect 2 on Saturday, we went to the new Walmart to get seeds for the garden that I was going to plant with Lola. I got to sit in a box in the cart and Lola teased the cash register lady and asked how much it cost to buy the … [Read more...]

The red pants


"Bran, I have some pants for you. They are over by the TV on the chair" she calls as she disappears around the corner and up the stairs. I look around the living room, not seeing any clothes that look like they would be for me, until my eyes settle on something red. Small and red. Thinking that my mom must gave meant that they were for me, for Q, I pick then up and unfold them. "Hmmm, they look … [Read more...]

Tomorrowland – Enter to win tickets to the advanced screening


If you've been to a movie recently, chances are you've seen the previews for the new Disney movie "Tomorrowland". If not, take a peek at this. Go ahead, I'll wait... http://youtu.be/0sH0__SpV88 Doesn't that look cool? Action, adventure, visions of the future and flying bathtubs? What more could you want in a movie? From Disney comes two-time Oscar® winner Brad Bird’s riveting, mystery … [Read more...]

My favourite dinosaurs


Today I would like to talk to you about dinosaurs. I would like to be a paleontologist when I am a grown up. Here is me with my dinosaur book I asked my mom to put in pictures of the dinosaurs but she is having a hard time finding them so she will do that later. The earliest dinosaurs appeared 250 million to 200 million years ago. It was called the Triassic period. The earth hadn't pulled … [Read more...]

Thank you mom


For browsing around in toy store and trying on all the funny hats with me For the times spent relaxing on the beach, and for starting the tradition a few years ago For being the strongest, bravest, kindest hearted person I know For being my show buddy and my date for all the musicals that come to town For the nightly text messages filled with silly emoticons For the lunch and … [Read more...]