Instead of cutting back on all the games that I play or “eventually quitting” sometime in the future, I recently decided (quite impulsively) that I’ve already played my last game. This post is my official retirement from the silly racing game on which I’ve wasted so much time in the last two years.
After a long hiatus from working out and 3 years of paying for a gym membership I didn't use, I'm now taking small steps towards getting in shape again. I couldn't ignore the consequences of my bad health any longer.
New month, new year, new journal. My big effort in January of 2018 was to get back into shape. And I'm happy to say that's exactly what I've done. Happy New Year and thank you for visiting my journal for January 2018.
It was a time-crunched month of December for me. As the year came to a close, I struggled to keep up with my writing, but for good reason. Our little Abram is nearly two months old now...and he's wonderful. 2017 was a great year for me personally...and also for our nation.
Abram Joseph Gonzales is the name of our newborn son. But for the first 24 hours of his life, his name was "Baby Boy." We had 9 months to decide on a name for him, but apparently that wasn’t enough time. We looked at thousands of names, even weird names from other countries. Some of the [...]
Abram Joseph Gonzales was born on Friday, November 10, 2017 in Miami, Florida (7lbs, 14oz, 21in). He has big hands and feet, long arms and legs and a full head of hair - he's absolutely perfect. 48 hours passed between the first indication of labor and Abram’s exit from the womb. It was a wild, [...]
It's hard to believe the Astros' World Series Championship is not the most significant event of my life this month. Our baby boy Abram has finally arrived! This is my journal for November 2017.
Ready or not, here he comes. With our first baby boy arriving in the next few weeks, my wife and I have many baby decisions to make. And it's increasingly clear that our lives will never be the same.