Arriving to “Abram”

2017-11-30T19:15:06+00:00 November 27, 2017|JOURNAL, LIFE & FAITH|

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 [...]

My Boy, Abram

2017-11-21T19:50:56+00:00 November 21, 2017|JOURNAL|

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, [...]

Big Red Is Dead

2017-09-25T05:47:14+00:00 September 24, 2017|JOURNAL|

After nine years of driving me around Texas and Florida, my little 2004 Dodge Neon (aka Big Red) finally gave out on me. It was the perfect car for me and I'm really going to miss it.

Joe’s Journal – August 2017

2017-08-31T16:14:37+00:00 August 1, 2017|JOURNAL, WRITING & BLOGGING|

A regular month of busy preparations for our baby became a devastating time in history for my hometown of Houston. Tens of trillions of gallons of water have fallen in the area due to Hurricane Harvey. Every Houstonian has been greatly affected, but they shined as a bright example of the best of humanity.

Joe’s Journal – July 2017

2017-09-03T18:16:20+00:00 July 21, 2017|JOURNAL, WRITING & BLOGGING|

I'm surprised it took me so long to think of the idea to start journaling here on my website. This is where I'll add ideas, opinions and thoughts about the news and everyday life. All of the entries from one month will have their own post. Feel free to add your comments and questions. I always appreciate the input of those who read my stuff 🌞