How the Internet Works

You aren’t anonymous on the Internet. This should come as no surprise to anyone who has ever used Google or facebook. If you comment on my blog, I can see what city you are in. I even have a vague-to-accurate address (depending upon several things). If you ask me for help with something and then […]

Emil and the Pirates

Emil with two of his nephews. Lydia sent us this picture and said it was just after Long John Silvers opened in Bryan and just before Bobby/Patty and family moved back to Washington. Personally, I don’t think this looks like Emil.

10 Years Ago Today

Happy Anniversary to us! One decade ago, we said said, “I Do” while surrounded by the love of ~300 of our family/friends. It was our perfect day. We filled the church with bluebonnet scented candles early that day to fill the church with their gorgeous smell. The weather was perfect. Father John opened the windows […]

Twice/again? Cruel!

Five years ago, our brother-in-law Pat died. He was one of the family favorites, and at just 43, he was one of the youngest. That’s hard enough, but his death came on Thursday before his only daughter’s wedding on Sunday. As a wedding photographer, I could never imagine something so tragic for a bride and […]

A Vegan Thanksgiving in 2011

For part of our 2011 celebration of thanks, I just purchased my first ever “tofurkey” with trimmings. We’ll see how I can handle two holiday meals in Bryan, followed immediately by another two in Paris. It’s hard enough to get to both Thanksgivings with some kind of contribution to the meals. Now, I’ll bring my […]

Easter 2009

This may have been my favorite Easter ever. It was certainly the nicest one I’d ever had at the Annual Luza Family Easter Camping Trip. The weather was perfect. The days were only a little cool, requiring long sleeves, while the nights required only a sheet and light blanket. For reference: We have camped at […]