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Doña Gets SOUL

The day began with a trip to Newtown to visit Mr. Sordoni. Although not a normal Saturday morning, who would have expected how the day turned out. We stopped by IKEA for lunch on the way back from Sordoni's. Of course it turned into a shopping spree. In order to get...

Virginia Trip

  Z's cousin invited us over for the day. We stopped in Baltimore beforehand and visited Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine https://www.nps.gov/fomc/planyourvisit/index.htm It was very interesting to learn more about that period in American...

Garcia Cookout 2016

  Peter and Annie set up the pool and invited a few of us over. Unfortunately the day before, their neighbors son threw a knife at the pool which poked a hole in the liner. Peter and Christopher had to scramble to prevent major trouble with the pool. They quickly...

Rehoboth with the Grandkids

Sometimes the best times are ones that are not planned out. Z and I decided to join Omar and Johanna at Rehoboth Beach in Delaware Saturday morning. They were there for a Baseball Tournament for Gabriel.We rented a car (Chevy Cruise), picked up Deja and Isaac and made...

Mikey Invasion

Zenaida was expecting a visit from Mikey and his new bride Sandra. WAIT! As usual, Mikey had a surprise in store for her. The Mikey clan had been in Baltimore staying with Sandra's sister for a few days and then they came to visit us. The meeting place was a Spanish...

Marcus Retirement

Marcus Retirement Party The Mad Scientist finally decided it was time to go from Glaxo, Smith Kline. I am sure he is leaving lots of good friends and colleagues that have enjoyed his company for years. From all your friends and Wastecrew Members. Best wishes in this...

2017 Vacation in Puerto Rico

Celian's Graduation El Gallito de Manati El Swing Going for the Gold We need a bigger boat San Juan We got Tired Photos

Thanksgiving in Puerto Rico – 2017

Zenaida and Cruz visit Puerto Rico for Thanksgiving It's been 3 months after Hurricane Maria wreaked havoc on Puerto Rico. The island has not yet recovered and in many places there is no electricity or internet and no timetable for when services would be...

Cruz Birthday 2017

Cruz, Zenaida, Pete and Margarita packed into Peter and Annie's SUV and we headed out to Plaza Azteca. They make the best Burritos!! Alex and Asdrey met us there. As usual, we all had a great time. Especially when Alex busted out his spiffy new iPhone X!...

New Years at Parx 2017

After celebrating the last two New Years countdowns at the Towers, the decision was made to find a new venue. Peter took it upon himself to do the searching. After an unsuccessful hookup at a hotel in Dover Downs Casino in Delaware, we settled on the Parx...
Waterloo HiJINX – 1983

Waterloo HiJINX – 1983

I was able to borrow a camcorder for the weekend and took advantage to record some fun footage. I think it was in 1983. Friends in the video are Ricky Olmo and his girlfriend Lucy, Peter and his girlfriend Annie. Pete and Cruz are also in the video.

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Peter Birthday Event – 2024

Peter Birthday Event – 2024

Annie set up the celebration at Dimension Bar for the evening of February 16. Attendees were: Mikey, Sandra, Pete, Margarita, Marcus, Wilma, Charlie, Cruz, Zenaida, Tito, Angie, Gil, Maria and of course Peter and Annie. The food was frustratingly served late! Missing...

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Pokeno at the Perez’s – 2024

Pokeno at the Perez’s – 2024

It had been a while since we gathered to play Pokeno. Sho nuff the Perez's took it upon themselves to re-establish this fine tradition by volunteering to host. Oh, and they even provided a delicious dinner! Of course Marcus and Cruz eagerly accepted the opportunity to...

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2023 Puerto Rico Visit Summer

2023 Puerto Rico Visit Summer

For our 5th anniversary (July 8) we headed to Home Country. Celian had been visiting with us in Philly and the three of us left on the same plane to PR. PR was a mixed bag of fun. We arrived on Saturday, July 8. The first order of business was attending Titi...

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Lunch Time Hockey

Lunch Time Hockey

Some of us would play Tennis at lunch and others basketball. At one point, I think it was Justin Palatsky who suggested hockey. As it turned out it was a great suggestion and eventually we were playing 3 - 4 days a week. The hockey fever was so strong that one time...

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Melvin & Jasmine

Melvin & Jasmine

Carmen and Yvie set up a family gathering at Greenmount Cemetary to bury Melvin and Jasmine’s ashes next to moms grave. It was really nice to see family members who I have not seen for years. Attending was, Carmen, Ivie, Maria, Millie, Kayla, Joey, Bert, Sonia, Nito,...

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Ralph and His Scooter

Ralph and His Scooter

Ralph visited today in his electric scooter. He actually drove it from his house. He and JoLynn purchased scooters and they enjoy riding in Atlantic City and many other locations. Please subscribe to the YouTube channel and give it a "Like".

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Z Has No Soul

Z Has No Soul

Thursday, April 20, 1:30ish Cruz peaked out of the bedroom window and did not see Zenaida's car. I went into the Living Room expecting her or Yadiel to not be there. They were both home and we immediately realized that her car was stolen! She had arrived at home...

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Octavitas 2023

Octavitas 2023

This years event (1.14.2023) was in a larger venue and was nice. Peter and Annie purchased tickets but did not join us. Marcus and Wilma had other plans and also could make it. Charlie, Tracy, Pete and Margarita attended. Yadiel of course was there along with visitors...

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Christmas 2022 at C&Z

Christmas 2022 at C&Z

It was so nice to get the family together for Christmas. This year we had 2 special additions. Yadiel has been staying with us for a few months and he had a surprise visitor to spend the holidays with - Celian. She has been staying with us and will remain through the...

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Thanksgiving at C&Z 2022

Thanksgiving at C&Z 2022

It was Thanksgiving day at C&Z and this time there was an awesome surprise. Yadiel's family visited from Puerto Rico. He was COMPLETELY caught by surprise! It was nice to have Peter, Annie, Pete, Margarita, Lana and Wolf in attendance, too! The next day we enjoyed...

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Dance Party in Virginia

Dance Party in Virginia

September 10, 2022 WASTECREW INVADES VIRGINIA TO JOIN OMAR AND JOHANNA AT A CHARITABLE EVENT.The Círculo de Puerto Rico, Inc. (CPRI) is a charitable, educational, cultural and civic tax-exempt organization as recognized by the Federal Internal Revenue Service (under...

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