Dad, get off ya phone!

Dad, get off ya phone!

I don't normally like posting to many pics of the kids, because to most, they are just someone else's kids.     However, I was asked what has been the highlight of the trip so far?   So I thought I would put together this video to showcase the bits that I have enjoyed the most.     Jack and I, also sat down together and produced the track to go with it,  which was a heap of fun as both of us are complete novices at garage band.    

The Internet is a funny thing.   It is like one big choose your own adventure book.     I was reading an article about Bruce Lee, and then after clicking away I ended up on a wiki page about Brandon Lee.    Where I read the following passage that is on his tombstone.   This rings true with how I feel about my children growing up, and have to keep reminding myself that they won't be small forever. 

Because we don't know when we will die, we get to think of life as an inexhaustible well.  And yet everything happens only a certain number of times, and a very small number really. How many more times will you remember a certain afternoon of your childhood, an afternoon that is so deeply a part of your being that you can't even conceive of your life without it? Perhaps four, or five times more? Perhaps not even that. How many more times will you watch the full moon rise? Perhaps twenty. And yet it all seems limitless...
Paul Bowles' book The Sheltering Sky   
Montangareale, Sicily, Italy

Montangareale, Sicily, Italy

My Little Italian Veggie Patch

My Little Italian Veggie Patch

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