Day 149/365: First Day of Life

Day 149/365: First Day of Life

May 29, 2011

This is the first day of our newly born daughter. She is Beatriz Nancy Cabral Lorenzo.

Her name ‘Beatriz’ came from the Latin word which means “Voyager” -through life. It also me means “Bringer of joy, blessings”. The second name is my mothers nickname, “Nancy” from her full name Eufrocina. The name Nancy is of Hebrew origin meaning “gracious”. Our daughter is the Bringer of Joy, Blessings and Grace from Heaven. Her nickname will be “Zcy” (pronounced as ‘zizi)

They said, be ready for our sleepless nights and this is my first actual day where I need to take care of my wife and daughter 🙂 Every 2 to 3 hours of feeding, Checking the nappies which is estimated for almost 8 to 12 times a day. It is indeed a sleepless night not because of the long list to do, but just watching your baby with so much excitement and happiness. Their smile is always the greatest moment to watch while they were sleeping.

Thanks to our family support, Ryan, Maricor, Renzo, Paul, Alyssa for being there for us with the same joyful moments and excitement. Thanks to Ramir! Ces and the kids for visiting us too in the hospital to see Zcy. Foremost, Thanks to my wife- Jeren for the love and new life 🙂

To Nanay and Kuya Bob, Here is your most awaited blessings and grace 🙂

Cheers to celebration of love and life!

Day 146/365: Cheers to Two Decades of Friendship! The Mario Brothers

Day 146/365: Cheers to Two Decades of Friendship! The Mario Brothers

May 26, 2011

“I find friendship to be like wine, raw when new, ripened with age, the true old man’s milk and restorative cordial.” –

Thomas Jefferson

Almost seven long years of silence and million miles of distance. A toast to friendship that never forgotten, a pillar of two God fearing souls, and a woman’s best kept secret 🙂

Never I doubted this man’s truthfulness to kindness, his smile and laughter that surely lift up a friends weary heart. The lightness in his mood, a very supportive heart, a proud dad and a loving son and husband.

Two decades, where distance and absence was never a hindrance
Old Souls still we are, A simple – What’s up bro? to reconnect a lost time
Never been forgotten, just missed. Never said goodbyes, but until then.
More decades to share the friendship! Keep dreaming on Luigi!

(The Mario Brothers is what I called the tandem during our teenage years. It is not how we play the game during the Family Computer era, but just a preferred friendship alias or code)