Life of a beloved, inspirational soul and uncle

As the next of kin and guardian of the late Pedro (Pete) Martinez and veteran. I decided to jot down a few words in preparing the inscription for his gravestone which turned into a eulogy and eventually resulting in this blog. Beginning with what I wanted others to know about who he was leading toContinue reading “Life of a beloved, inspirational soul and uncle”

Bond between two cousins

Cousins, friends and survivors Being what is called “second cousins” we have been the closest of cousins ever since we were babies. Our parents also having a strong bond growing up in Hispanic culture family is important. As grown married adults the family is encouraged to stay close by the elders. However, this isn’t alwaysContinue reading “Bond between two cousins”