Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Emiliano's Baptism

Emiliano with his Padrino (Godfather) Omar

Laura, Pollo, Emiliano and Andrea

El Padrino playing Bolo with the kids...he throws a fistful of coins and the kids scramble to pick them up.Omar y los hermanos, finally all together! From left: Juan Carlos, Omar, Pollo, Marco Antonio and Hector.

Las cuñadas: Ania, Liliano, Laura, Aby e Amy

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Natalia & Renata, Andrea & Emiliano

Sra. Belem, Emiliano and Pollo
Sra. Belem, Gral. Hector, Emiliano and Andrea

Omar out with the girls: Renata, Andrea, Natalia and Amy (Sra. Belem in the front seat)

Omar at the movies with Natalia and Renata

Waiting for the ballet recital: Gral. Hector, Sr. Belem, Pollo and Omar

Andrea and Laura, this is a Mother/Daughter ballet class

The ballerina, Andrea

All the girls in the ballet class

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Meeting Emiliano

Omar's brother Mario (aka Pollo) and Laura had their baby, Emiliano, on January 13. He was born over a month early, but healthy and doing great now.

Ready for baby exercises

Monday, March 1, 2010

More sightseeing in Mexico City

Visiting the Palacio Nacional, formerly where the President, now used for Presidential meetings and events. Omar's friend, Oscar, took us on a great tour. Thanks Oscar!

The president's desk


The murals of Diego Rivera, depicting the history of Mexico along the second floor arcade

The Castillo de Chapultepec, former fortress, home of the Emperor during the French occupation and later the President, it's now a museum.

Great view down Reforma

Plaza de las Tres Culturas: the remains of the Aztec city of Tlatelolco, the Church of Santiago and modern office and apartment buildings.

Returning to Mexico City

Great views of volcano Popocatepetl

We stopped in Puebla for a brief visit and lunch with Omar's brother Hector and family. Little Hector was heading to football practice.

Bicyclers on pilgrimage to the Basilica of Guadalupe in Mexico City, we passed several large groups of pilgrims.