Wednesday, June 28, 2006

The Vacation Continues...

Well we are no longer in Hollister, we are now in Fremont visiting Joel and Christy Enyart. They used to be our old neighbors and then they left us all alone with only our tears as companionship.......hahahaha just kidding. Its been really fun here, weve enjoyed catching with Joel and Christy and seeing their new baby girl (who is a pretty big baby now) Indiana. Jen and I went into San Francisco today, we rode the Bart in, that was fun. I LOVE SF, so much to see and do and so many things to photograph, its weird being here because eventhough we are still in California the culture is really different here so it feel like we are in a totally different state. We had a lot of fun today, after we went into the city we walked from the downtown part into Chinatown, saw part of little Italy and went down to fishermans warf (im sure i didnt spell that right) we saw the robot guy performing on the street there, he was cool. Oh and by the way the robot guy makes BANK, jen being the accountant that she is, figured that he probably makes about 40 bucks and hour, yeah you got it.....AMERICAN DOLLARS and all for dancing like a freaking robot!!! i am in the wrong line of work. Anywho, we have one day left here and will leave Thursday morning, Jen and i have loved our vacation but do look forward to being back home. Words cannot describe how amazing an experience this has been for me, i feel like i know my wife so much more and have come to appreciate the amazing woman that God has made her to be. Keep us in your prayers as we make our way back home on Thursday, we would greatly appreciate it. For now i leave you with some photos form the city and with a picture of the cutest baby i have seen to date. Shalom.

Saturday, June 24, 2006

The Menendi Are Alive...

Greetings to all, well if you have been checking you probably know by now that i did not have an internet conection up in Yosemite. Actually the hotel we stayed at did have an internet "kiosk" with dial up for 20 cents a minute.........hmmmmmm let me think? How about NO!!!! So that was that, but now we are out of the park and in Hollister staying with relatives. Thank you God for Panera and free WI-FI. OK so yes we are alive, we didnt get eaten by a bear or fall over a waterfall........although i did get eaten by mosquitos. They werent HUGE but there were millions of them EVERYWHERE, my legs look like they were through a war zone but i prevailed!!!! i still have most of my blood and somewhere in Yosemite many mosquitos are having memorial services for their loved ones.....MUAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!! So our vacation so far has been awesome, Jennifer and i have been having a great time. Yosemite was of course beautiful and there was water everywhere. We had a blast while we were there, its simply indescribable. We look forward to returning next year and hopefully many times more. For now we will be in Hollister until Monday and then we head for San Francisco for 3 days we are very excited. Well i think that is all for now, and i leave you with pictures from the Valley. Hope you like them, and if you would like to get a hold of me then give me a call.Shalom.


Monday, June 05, 2006


Well after 9 years at North Coast I am finally taking my 1st official vacation. My wife are taking the WHOLE month of June off!!! Today was the 1st full day of our vacation and it was a lot of fun, got to spend the day with my wife and went shopping most of the day. Went down to UTC and when to the apple store......yes its a very dangerous place for me to be but I was good and only bought a cleaning kit for my power book. Now the screen looks clean and shiny, I also got my 60GB ipod replaced so that is also shiny and new. I'm looking forward to spending more time with the wife, I really enjoyed today since I haven't been able to spend a lot of time with her because we have both been working a lot. To end a very splendid day we went to Vinaka and had some coffee, Jen (my wife) got to spend some time with one of her friends so I had some time to myself, had some coffee and went to the beach to catch the sunset and take some pics. Nothing spectacular but it was still relaxing and enjoyable, hope you like the pics. Oh and on the 14th we will be heading up to Yosemite for 2 weeks so look on here for some updates, if I have an internet connection I will post as we are up there if not then I will as soon as we get back. Shalom.


Friday, June 02, 2006

A fishy point of view...

If you haven't read the previous blog well let me update you. Wednesday the UPS man brought me a new toy, my new fisheye lens, tonight I finally got a chance to go out and do some shooting with it. Since my wife and I are usually out in the Carlsbad area getting some coffee at Vinakas, we decided to go out to Tamarack beach. If I keep shooting there anymore I'm going to have to find a new beach, but in the mean time I still like to shoot there. Since night photography is still somewhat of a new area for me I'm still working on getting my exposures right. I'm getting better but I'm not entirely there yet, either way it was still fun and I'm excited to finally have at least some real wide angle capability back in the arsenal. I hope to me out some more later this the mean time here's some images from tonight. Hope you like them. Shalom.