Here is a photo of my dad on his very first day in the U.S. He just got back from the airport. There will be many more photos of him posing next to cars in the years to come.
Here's my mom in the Philippines, and my parents with their friends. They had a goodbye party on the beach for Dad before he left for the States. They ate fish, drank beer, listened to records, played the guitar. It looks like it was a fun time. They look like a crew I would've liked to hang out with.
My dad's first battle with snow. Oh, Dad. If only you knew then what you know now...
Mom learns to drive a car. And how to be a mom.
It's been a long one, guys. I'm happy it's Friday, and I'm happy looking at these photos. A few other things that have been getting my spirits up this week:
+ Talking to my sister on the phone last night, and knowing that in just a few weeks, she'll be learning how to be a new mother, too.
+ This song. Because it's truth.
+ My favorite flowering trees coming to life.
+ Chick-Fil-A for dinner. Oberweis milkshakes for dessert.
+ Lunch in the park, every day.
+ Making plans for the summer. For the future.
+ And this one: