Chinatown, LA and Solvang, CA

On Christmas Day, we went to Chinatown. It was quite empty. Had late lunch at the most delicious ramen place in Little Tokyo, then walked around Chinatown and had dinner. The next day, the extended family went to Solvang, CA. The drive up the Pacific Coast Highway was amazing.  

Christmas Eve. Downey, CA.

On Christmas Eve, we went to Jorge’s brother’s (Carlos) house. We had burgers, played video games with the kids, had round 2 of Nerf Wars, and opened some presents. The weather was beautiful and the burgers were fantastically delicious.   Around half way through burger cooking, the kids got tired of the melee weaponry and…

Big Bear Lake. December 2016

A trip with Jorge’s family to Big Bear Lake, CA. We rented a cabin for a few days and had quite a bit of fun. Jorge and I smuggled in a few nerf guns and ambushed the kiddos before we’d been there a day. 😀 While I didn’t get much of a chance to go…

Finally, Graduation.

This semester, I graduated from the University of Florida for the third and final time. On December 16th, 2016 I received my Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, specializing in Acute Care Pediatrics. I am now eligible to sit for the Pediatric Acute Care National Certification exam for Nurse Practitioners! I had Jorge take some of…