June 2012

My first visit to Disneyland

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on June 30, 2012

My mom lived in California from the time she was seven until leaving to attend college in Ohio right after high school, but her parents lived there for the remainder of their lives. So, once Mom and Dad started having a family, they frequently traded visits between California and Ohio so Mom’s parents could spend […]


Keep Austin Weird Festival + 5k

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on June 24, 2012

Is a part of your summer fun to attend sporting events in support of a family member? Well, now that my husband has started running, it has become a part of mine! As any sports enthusiast or sports enthusiast’s spouse/parent/sibling knows, the participant wants an audience. It’s akin to the question about the tree falling […]


Mommy gets a bite

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on June 22, 2012

Aren’t these photos wonderful? There are a few little details in here that I should point out as being meaningful: For instance, how sweet my mom looks here; she’s a few months shy of 27 and just adorable! There are times when I look in the mirror and see such a strong resemblance between us, […]


Daddy’s girl

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on June 17, 2012

Because it’s Father’s Day, and I’m thinking about and missing my daddy, I made this page to celebrate how blessed I was to have him. Happy Father’s Day to all of my friends and family!

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Flowers mean I love you

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on June 15, 2012

Today my mom is flying back from a 10-day pilgrimage to the Holy Land. This is a trip she has always dreamed of taking, so when she found out that one of her favorite priests in town was going to lead a small group of people there, she didn’t even really have to think about […]

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