6/6/14 – 6/10/14

6/10/14 And to close out the day, here’s the graduation photo I created for FjL Graduates John Jay College. Love you boy. Hope you like the special quote. On the positive side, before he beat me we took turns shaving half his head as he readies for the […]

6/1/14 – 6/5/14

6/5/14 Got my 35 year anniversary letter from Irene, and selected my gift. The 35 year anniversary jeweled pin. There was a time when you always received the jeweled pin, no matter what other gift you selected, now, it’s one of the gifts. Had to get it, to […]

5/26/14 – 5/31/14

5/30/14 The Leolympics are tied at 74 games. Through guts, fortitude and sheer determination, I’ve overcome a 5 game deficit against FjL, the little Fokker is giving me a run for my money… Oh, and let’s not forget those back-to-back shutouts … 5/29/14 The boys helped clear out […]

5/21/14 – 5/25/14

5/25/14 We had our annual College Point Memorial Day Parade – May 2014 – they seem to be getting shorter each year. And this year, no Mayor of NYC. Shame on you … Had a nice time at dinner with  a group of old friends from our grade […]

5/16/14 – 5/20/14

5/20/14 What would the Leolympics be without an officially licensed t-shirt I guess the word hasn’t gotten around. This guy didn’t even fight for it back… Just another day on the rock at rense.com … The Empire State Building from 5th Avenue Sure hope Superman stays off of […]

5/11/14 – 5/15/14

5/15/14 This just in, a leaked photo by the security guard at CitiField of Mr. Met trying to kidnap JaJo … good thing his momma was there to wrestle him away … FjL and the John Jay choir … 2014 0514 John Jay Choir Well, according to Mike […]

5/6/14 – 5/10/14

5/10/14 We visited with OnA today, and she is settling in to her new home. Her big cousin was even there to hang out… 5/9/14 Our beautiful great-niece OnA has come home from the hospital. Welcome home. We love you !!! Got me a fresh set of yellow […]

5/1/14 – 5/5/14

5/5/14 My latest cover page for FB. The Empire State Building… Spotted this devilish Lexus symbol on the Henry Hudson the other day … The Empire State Building, from the west side …. Shouldn’t these signs be posted everywhere ??? Although, what is ‘unnecessary’ noise anyway ??? I […]

4/26/14 – 4/30/14

4/30/14 Guess who’s dead 3 years tomorrow ? Geronimo EKIA – how r them virgins treating you ? A repost – Bin Yankin death photo released Should of stayed in bed… Took a pick of Yip Yip Yip on a video conference call, and noticed something on the […]

4/21/14 – 4/25/14

4/25/14 FjL got his cap & gown for his John Jay graduation on 5/28. So proud of you boy, but I think you should avoid the stoner look … Latest additions to my Pez collection. Update Heroes. And we got 3 of the 4 in our family… You […]

4/16/14 – 4/20/14

4/20/14 Happy Easter from our family and JaJo to you and yours. Well, that didn’t take long. That blade is sharp, blood and cacciatore… Ouch The Easter Bunny left this at our house for JaJo. Woke up to this beautiful Easter cake baked by FjLs main squeeze, BmC […]

4/11/14 – 4/15/14

4/15/14 OnA and her Mom & Dad had a great day together today. Love you guys … My newest gadget. Slicing my own cacciatore now. Nice and thin, works great. And all with HSBC Star points… Thanks to MikeA… 4/14/14 Look who’s back at the perch after a […]

4/6/14 – 4/10/14

4/10/14 The Gimp, SJ, HK and me took a field trip to our NJ2 location. Gonna keep us all busy for the rest of the year. And I got me retina scanned for my new ID card. Bought my honey the special Team USA Skating Alex and Ani […]

4/1/14 – 4/5/14

4/5/14 JaJo and his old man POJaL stopped over for a visit. It’s always fun when we’re Hanging with JaJo – April 2014 – And he enjoyed playing with his Pez Dinosaurus toy. Happy Birthday to the Big Dip. Enjoy your day today … The pale blue dot. […]

3/26/14 – 3/31/14

3/31/14 Another Leone boy on the way and our next great-great-cousin !!! No surprise there … Leone’s make boyzzzzz…. congratulations to NL & KL !!! With the recent announcement of another Leone male on the way, an update to Grandpa’s bloodline … So, let me sum this up. […]

3/21/14 – 3/25/14

3/24/14 Happy Anniversary to my son and daughter-in-law. Today marks 2 years for POJaL & KmL. Congratulations … 3/21/14 Updated my FB Cover Page. The Freedom Tower – Freedom Rises The Freedom Tower from Jersey City. Freedom Rises … This is the Newport, Jersey City Memorial to 9/11. […]

3/16/14 – 3/20/14

3/20/14 31 years ago today, I married Rosanne Albanese. It’s also 15 years since Father Ron showed up at our home, while we were in our PJs and we renewed our vows for the 3rd time. You see, I know how lucky I am, because I married this […]

3/11/14 – 3/15/14

3/15/14 Sad news to report out of the Point. TH has passed away. TH was my ex-Bro-in-law, and father to my nephew and God-niece. He also shared my birthday. Rest in Peace my friend. CC and the 3rd shift enjoyed a nice recognition dinner last evening. TC, BB, […]

3/6/14 – 3/10/14

3/10/14 Happy Birthday to Gracielle, my beautiful niece, GaD. Enjoy your day. Olivia. Simply beautiful… My brudder and his boys… Hurry back Scooby. The smoking perch is empty without yee… Good luck Scooby – remind them to steer clear of the brogue … CC hosted NR and CT […]

3/1/14 – 3/5/14

3/5/14 One of my favorite vintage pics of Zelda … 3/4/14 Here’s the first family photo of OnA and her proud Mom & Dad. My nephew and niece, VA and NgA in their first official family photograph. Your baby is beautiful. We love you very much !!! Happy […]

2/26/14 – 2/28/14

2/28/14 Date night with my honey at Tony Roma’s … great ribs and nice fireplace … Two new Blue Moon glasses for my honey … (say that 3 times fast …) I think I saw this bunny today … And it’s only March … πŸ˜‰ 2/27/14 My friend, […]

2/21/14 – 2/25/14

2/25/14 Happy Birthday to my beautiful niece, JmG, (my namesake). Enjoy your day today … πŸ˜‰ 2/23/14 Happy Anniversary to my Mom & Dad. They’ve made 57 years together. I don’t know how you did it. Congratulations, and I love you both … Happy Birthday to my UD. […]

2/16/14 – 2/20/14

2/19/14 Happy Birthday to my cousin JB, from the motherland. Enjoy your day brother. I miss you every day here…. From my AJ … (that didn’t work with her though πŸ˜‰ ) I couldn’t help but over-hear two guys in their mid-twenties while sitting at a bar. One […]

2/11/14 – 2/15/14

2/15/14 My latest FB Cover Page – Snow Lions That’s right bitches. Got our Federal Tax Refund checks already … Now, to cash it and stash it in the mattress… So, why did my Con Ed bill jump 35% for electricity usage ? My usage was down, but […]

2/6/14 – 2/10/14

2/10/14 A JaJo sighting was just reported by POJaL. This kid is chillin’ at the crib, enjoying his life… My cousin from the motherland and some other people I know might recognize the red circle. For most of us, this is the area in Clifton, NJ where all […]

2/1/14 – 2/5/14

2/5/14 Made this new Snow Covered Cover Page image. Here’s the main snowgirl. Came out pretty good Ro’s first snowman. The bigger version is under construction. That ice finally melted and came down. 2/4/14 Some pretty images from the snowstorm – Our building, the Library and our neighborhood […]

1/26/14 – 1/31/14

1/31/14 Happy Birthday to two great people. RT and SaY share the same birthday, and same taste in sweater styles. We wish them both a great day !!! 1/30/14 My brother made this statement on Facebook today. I’ll fix his ass… 2014 0130 Frank Coaster Dance   "…From now […]

1/21/14 – 1/25/14

1/25/14 Move Wave 2 went well. Only 15 more left, then onto NJ2 build … 1/24/14 JaJo loved his Pez Pony stuffed toy too… POJaL and JaJo dropped by and hung out at our crib. It’s always fun when we’re Hanging with JaJo – January 2014. It was […]

1/16/14 – 1/20/14

1/18/14 Move Wave 1. And so it begins … Move Wave 1 went off pretty good. A few lessons learned, which is to be expected. All in all a good days work, by CR, KjW and the boys who all did great. You have been warned. No energized […]

1/11/14 – 1/15/14

1/15/14 So, if childless couples are happier than couples with kids, my life should be getting better right about now ? Me and the witch are effectively a childless couple now, since our children are now adults … I’ll let you know how that goes … πŸ˜‰ Look […]