Monday, June 30, 2008

February Update

Wow, so much to write about since the last update. Sorry again for the delay. I will try to update more frequently. I’ll break the next few updates into complete months that have gone by and post them over the next few days. I’ll start off with February. Although I’ll go in chronological order for these updates, I want to start off with the most exciting update since I last wrote…

Soul Mate (February 21, 2008)
Ivette Flores (the kind, wonderful, beautiful lady I have been writing about) is no longer my girlfriend…she’s my fiancée!!! Through all of the trials and tribulations that I have been through, she has been a constant support and love. If we can get through this whole ordeal together, we can get through anything together! I thank God with all my heart and soul for letting me learn and experience love and true happiness with someone who makes me a better person.

Ivette said yes!!!

Gouda (February 12, 2008)
For Ivette and my 2 year anniversary in February, Ivette got me a very special gift…GOUDA!
Gouda is our English Bulldog puppy who was born on December 10, 2007. She is a very lazy ball of love…much like her father ;) Her and Bella are perfect sisters and although they needed to get used to each other at first, are now best friends.

So tiny! First days we had her...

Now her and Bella love each other like the sisters that they are...

They should be models!

LA Marathon Luncheon (February 13, 2008)
I was invited by the organizers of the LA marathon to participate in a special pre-marathon banquet titled: "Celebration of Inspiration Luncheon”, since was I was going to participate in the LA Bike Tour. It was a great time with inspirational speakers and meeting some of the other people there. Some of the people in attendance were “legacy runners”; they have run the LA Marathon each year since it started in the 1980s!

Fritz Coleman (NBC Weatherman) was one of the guest speakers!

Shane Michael Anderson (February 19, 2008)
My sister, Judy, had another healthy, beautiful baby boy!
I was in the hospital room when she gave birth. Although I didn’t actually see the birth happen, I saw the little miracle as he was just a couple minutes old! Almost as cute as his uncle :)

Proud new uncle! Prouder new nephew ;)