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My Life-Line

  • My Birth

    My Birth
    Video of places on the Island
    I was born prematurely in my house on the Island of Roatan. I was a twin, but sadly my twin brother died shortly after he was born. I was then rushed to the hospital in La Ceiba, on the mainland, to recieve the care I needed. I was released 40 days later, and went to my home on the Island. The Doctor that tended to me almost killed me, my parents had him for mal practice. He was also exiled from El Sal
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    Life line

  • Halloween

    My family weren't strict Adventists untl a little after their baptism in 1993. We celebrated Halloween every year, we dressed up and ate lots of candy.
  • Chilling with sis and daddy :)

    Chilling with sis and daddy :)
    My dad would play with us as he watched TV. My sister and I were very vreative when it came to playing. Instead of using toys, we would use brushes and clips to fix our parents' hair, shoes as boats or cars, tv remotes as boats, etc. I was a lot of fun.
  • Learning to swim!

    Learning to swim!
    <a href='' target="_blank">a tour of the mangroves where I learned to swim</a> My Love for the Ocean begins: right here. My grandmother only lived about a mile away from here, therefore we came here a lot :)
  • Going swimming with my family

    Going swimming with my family
    Even before I could swim well enough to be on my own, my parents would take us swimming, and I loved it. The only problem was getting a really bad sunburn because my skin was/is so white.
  • Sabbath before Christmas!

    Sabbath before Christmas!
    This was our old house where I was born. I have a lot of fun memories of this house, including the time I learned not to eat pepper. My dad had just finished eating and left to continue working outside, I realized this and went straight for his fork. Little did I know it had a liquid pepper on it that was really hot. I learned my lesson. Then in December 1991, we moved into our new house, which was built right next door to this one.
  • Peanut Butter Time

    Peanut Butter Time
    I apparently I thought it would be interesting to look at and feel the texture of peanut butter. Experiment= succesful. My mom didn't get mad, she laughed when she what I did. Apparently I experimented a lot with different stuff, inlcuding baby powder, shampoo, soap, perfume, oil, pretty much whatever I could get my hands on. My mom said I had my own lab with a little bit of everything.
  • A Child's Only Dream

    A Child's Only Dream
    One of the best vacations my family took was when I was four years old. Yes, we went to Disney World, then took a long road trip to Louisiana to visit family there.
  • My Dad's New Boat

    My Dad's New Boat
    My Dad bought a new boat and he taught me how to maneuver it to get out of the reef into the the deep blue, by 1998 I was a pro.
  • Halloween

    We celebrated Halloween until I was 8 or 9. Here I was dressed a Princess with her very own horse, which I named Phillip. My mom would have me "neighing" for other people to see. It was pretty funny. My sister and my cousin/best-friend were dressed as Cat-Woman. We were on our way to a Halloween party one of my aunts was having.
  • Birthday Celebration

    Birthday Celebration
    Since our birth dates are close together, our parents would celebrate out birthday together. That year was themed "Beauty and the Beast". Our pinata was Mrs. Pots, and I remember wanting to hide it because I didn't anyone to beat her for candy. Unfortunately I lost that battle, but I got caught up in the excitement and had a lot of fun getting all of the candy I could for being so small.
  • Sabbath before Christmas

    Sabbath before Christmas
    This Christmas was in our new house, right next door from the old one. If you notice my bangs, you can tell they are short in this picture. The reason being: my cousin/best-friend decided to play a hairdresser and cut my bangs really short, gladly they were almost to their normal length here. I learned never to let her mess with hair while having a scissors in her hand. She was dangerous.
  • Easter Sunday!

    Easter Sunday!
    Easter Sunday is something really big back home. We would wake up early in the morning while my mom was boiling the eggs and get dressed in our new swimsuit, and color the eggs after we were ready. As you can see, I wasn't very photogenic and I knew it, so I would make silly faces all the time.
  • Pena Blanca!

    Pena Blanca!
    This was a trip to Pena Blanca where there's an Adventist interned school. Three of my cousins attended this school, one graduating every year from 1995 to 1997. We were able to attend the graduation of my oldest boy cousin Joey's graduation. The whole family on my dad's side went. It was very fun.
  • Copan Ruins!

    Copan Ruins!
    A Look At The Ruins Of Copan I try to go there as often as I can. It is a very beautiful place and the town next to it is amazing. The little town is filled with such old fashioned culture and the people are wonderful. Also, the coffee here is home-grown and it's the best coffee I've tasted in my life. The food here is also amazing, and everything is made from scratch, which makes it even more delicious.
  • My Cousin's Wedding

    My Cousin's Wedding
    My cousin Wendy got married in my family's yard. It was a very eventful year for our family. It began with this wedding, then the birth of my baby cousin, then a Hurricane in October, the graduation of my sister from the 6th grade in November, and later ended with the sad death of my grandfather in December.
  • My Sister Tyanne's Graduation

    My Sister Tyanne's Graduation
    This was a big event in the family. My parents had a graduation party for my sister and her friends with a huge cake and sleep-over. It was a fun gathering.
  • A Boat Ride to the Other Island: Guanaja

    A Boat Ride to the Other Island: Guanaja
    Dance of Hurricane MitchDetails about Hurricane Mitch In this picture we're on our way back from the other island Guanaja after the hurricane. My grandmother on my dad's side was from Guanaja, so we have family over there. There's no cars where they live because the little key in whoch everyone lives is too small for roads. There are only walking roads there. Guanaja was hit hardest by Hurricane Mitch in October of 1998.
  • My 6th Grade Graduation!

    My 6th Grade Graduation!
    I wasn't much into parties so we didn't have a party, I think we had a cake and some food, but it wasn't a big party like my sister's.
  • Seventh Grade

    Seventh Grade
    This was my first year in a new school in a different town. I was happy to be there with all of my friends and cousins.
  • Ayden is born!

    Ayden is born!
    Mi little cousin Ayden entered my life and became known as "My first little boy". He was an important part of my life since the age of 14, and continues to be today.
  • Nnth Grade

    Nnth Grade
    I was having fun messing with my cousin Ryan- AKA Doc. He was really tired after playing ball when I pounced him.
  • Ashton is born!

    Ashton is born!
    From the day he was born, Ashton has been a very big part of my life. He would stay weeks at a time with me because his mother was studying and his father (my cousin( was working). I was, and still am, his babysitter. There wasn't, and still isn't, anything I wouldn't do for him. He's most like my baby of all the kids a take care off becuase he has actually lived with me for a great amount of time. Whenever I go home, he is waiting for me with a smile and a hug. He is a blessing to my life.
  • Graduation Banquet

    Graduation Banquet
    My Graduation Banquet was a very interesting memory. We had a lot of fun eating and watching a video of pictures people took throughout the year, and other friends went up to say what they would remember most.
  • My High School Graduation!

    My High School Graduation!
    My High School Graduation wasn't anything big either. I had a lot of fun the month before my graduation with my friends, we only had to go in to "plan" the graduation but we didn't have a say in whatever they did so we just hung out a lot and was driving all over the island havng fun. That month is one of the best memories I have of my friends.
  • My first time Riding a Horse!

    My first time Riding a Horse!
    I was terrified! I made the man walk the horse because I couldn't do it on my own. It was, overall, a great experience, and it was free! This was my third and last trip to Copan Ruins sadly. I hope I get to go again one day in the near future.
  • My sister and I in La Esperanza, Honduras

    My sister and I in La Esperanza, Honduras
    I had the privilidge of visiting this little small town in my country with sister Tyanne. Her major was Turism, which inluded traveling to different places to learn first hanf how the poeple from different places dealt with turism. In other words, this mini road-trip was homework for her, cool huh?
  • Very fun Time with my Aunt and Uncle

    Very fun Time with my Aunt and Uncle
    About Puerto Cortes, Honduras My aunt and uncle visited my sister and I in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, and we took a road trip to Cortes to eat. It was very exciting.
  • Leaving to go to SWAU

    Leaving to go to SWAU
    This was the day I began my journey in the USA. I left with my mom and my cousin Tristan to meet my dad in Houston.
  • Graduation Present to Myself and my Cousin Erin

    Graduation Present to Myself and my Cousin Erin
    Josh Groban singing "Galileo" One of the best experiences of my life: Going to Josh Groban's concert in Houston. It was amazing to hear him sing live. I was lucky to get 2 front seat tickets to this awesome event! <3
  • Draduation Trip!

    Draduation Trip!
    Had an amazing graduation trip thanks to my parents- who dunded the trip, my wonderful sister, my amazing cousin/best-friend, and a new friend I met becuase of the trip: Estelle. From left to right: Estelle, Erin, me, and my sister Tyanne.
  • Los Angeles, California

    Los Angeles, California
    I also had the priviledge to travel to Los Angeles, CA. with my cousin/best-friend Erin. I had a great time with her and I wish we could do it again sometime. We rented a car and I drove around all over L.A., I have to admit, it was crazy but fun at the same time. We visited Hollywood, Beverly Hills, and took a drive up to Malibu. It wasn't what I expected but I had a great time nontheless. Can't wait to do it again!
  • Arya is born! (My beautiful Niece)

    Arya is born! (My beautiful Niece)
    A long awaited special little person, the first grandbaby to my immediate family, is finally here! She was born to my sister Tyanne and Franklin on January 20, 2012. She shares the birthday with my mom's youngest sister Regina. I can't wait to finally meet her in person!