BC: Our Zihua nieces Amaranta and Mali join me for fun on the Picante; come join us soon!
FC: Among Family & Friends in Zihuatanejo...
1: That's my Vidal, the skinny white guy on the right! | Yep; Mariachis are alive and well and playing across the street at Vidal's cousin's! | Just another gorgeous sunset over Ixtapa.. | Chee lubs you, jeah, jeah, jeah! Chee lubs you, jeah, jeah, jeah! Wit a lub laik dat, dju no dju chud-bee glah-ahd! Yes, The Mexican Beatles came to Ixtapa; ...and a fab time was had by us four! Sorry for the quality, photo taken by cell phone ... :(
2: Come on, be serious! | Me and Jo Freddy in Ixtapa!
3: Me and Pablo, visiting us from the Huatulco area. | BREATHE and walk. BREATHE and walk... | Okay, this IS me being serious!
4: Giggling gals on the Picante sunset cruise. | Tanya and me in the Playa Larga sunset; photo courtesy of Pablo. Giggling gals on the Picante sunset cruise; me with Isa and a friend of hers. | La bella Isabelle and me at the Yates del Sol posada, 2006.
5: Families and friends in the Crayola House: Our very much loved and missed compadre Abbdon's guapo son Rene with my mom; Laura and her almost husband (Sergio!) and her lovely parents, too! | Zihua babes of the Yates del Sol posada; 2006 | Vidal sent this to both the Chicago Bears and the Green Bay Packers; curiously both teams rejected him!
6: Kalashky, Gloria and their fast growing kids come visit my mom at the Crayola House. | Tacos and tales with my mom and Vidal's family downstairs in Vidal's mother's house.
7: Say CHEESE!!! Maya brings Mommy Cecily and Daddy Tim to "Tia Sandy & Tio Vidal's" Crayola house for Christmas! | This IS the life I ordered
8: Maya and Roly Poly | "Saludo, tio!" | Maya and her favorite Tio (THIS side of the border!)
9: Carnaval, 2007. What you can't see is the Azteca at the top, holding a broom up high to lift the electrical wires so the float could pass under. Ah, the fun of going to a parade in Zihua! | Hey Scotty, it's me! Can you beam me back here to the Crayola House next week? It's really cool here! | Yes, the most adorable Sox fan, any side of the border! | Ma before she devours her red snapper; Garrobo's restaurant in Zihua.
10: Our last Hernandez vacation family dinner at Los Mandiles, before they closed their doors for the last time... :( | Little boy blue, eat your heart out. | Me andHeike chill out on the Picante
11: Too cute to pass up. | Sunset from the Picante | Hello? Tio Vidal, is that you?
12: Mom? Is that you? | My nephew David looks for a souvenir in the mer-CA-do. | Going back a few years... Me with "aunt and uncle" Irene and Oscar from Chicago. | My "little nephew" AJ and his cousin in Ixtapa.
13: My nephew Mike hamming it up with Fernando on the Picante. | Our Zihua nieces Amaranta and Mali join me for fun on the Picante! | Naomi drops by for a visit from England, here with Espy to the right of her and me on the left... Behind the camera, that is!
14: Jeff puts on his boogie shoes and shows Jan The Moves on the Picante! | England's very own Charlotte and Shane join Espy and I with the fab crew of the Picante! | Rene and Lou enjoying a sunset cruise...
15: My nephew & wife Dave & Trish, Millie, John and Jason with my mother in law. | Dave & Trish on La Ropa, their cruise ship in the background.
16: Breakfast with Vidal at Dona Licha's. | A stop to meet our freinds/pastor and wife, Jacob and Raquel, who lend us their suburban in the background for a quick tour of the area before the gang heads back to their cruise ship... :(
17: Vidal's mother, Dona Ramona herself! | Little Diego! | Diego and his favorite tio!
18: My aunt Blanche visits on a cruise ship for the day from California! | Our little Diego with his parents, our niece Ixchel & Diego, sr. | Me with neices Amaranta and Mali.
19: My mother in law with her eldest and youngest: Jorge and Vidal. | A summer afternoon at the river with the Reyes family. | Vidal's oldest brother Jorge and his wife Selene, along with their sister Mari, husband Justo and daughter Amaranta.
20: A few of the Reyes family men, too! | Blondie and some of the Reyes family gals!
21: Las chicas and La Ropa | The three...???