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Re-emerging from hibernation

Updated - May 2008
With a deep and sincere apology to my VT buddies, I needed some time for myself and went incognito for more than a year.
I am now married to a wonderful woman.
I have since relocated to the bay area(silicon valley) and I am finishing my MBA.

One more update (June 2009)
We have been blessed with a wonderful baby boy Pranav.
He was born in November 2008 and is now 8 months old.

This beautiful earth of ours

They say the flamingos are pink because of the shrimp they eat.
But, tell me why oh why is the shrimp pink?

With all the flowers

There is nothing as reassuring or pleasing to the eye as a row of ornate flowers

And all of God's creations

I was lucky enough to catch this liile boy give a peck to a two ton hippo.

And all of man's creations

Do not miss the Kennedy Space center if you are in Florida.

And the people who created VT

WIthout whom, I would not have met such wonderful people.

VT members whom I have met

At Manhattan Beach annual VT meet
(August 2003)

Supune,JR,Tilman,gampiero6, Stephanie, Gerry.
Yubert, Jenn_d, travelmad478, sharrie, jim35, hoodie'smom, kiwi, avryle, wrldtraveller.
Spartan,BLJ, Tinkan,Dionosaur, Lmluque,

At Carlsbad VT meet (Oct 2003)
Ed_G, evadahlin, hayward68

VT meeting in Encinatas (Nov 2003)
cachasheiro, richmond, expresso

In Buenos Aires (updated Dec2003)
fga, sylvina

In Tijuana,Mexico (Jan 2004)
jim_eliason

In Seaport Village, San Diego (Feb 2004)
Just4funds, Nike333, Phaenopolis

Met members Kristara,cfg and zarathrustra in Brocton Villa in San Diego (March 2004)

Vt member from Belgium pbuyse along with his two sons (August 2004) - The usual Southern California VT members were all there. Met new VT member socal_chick.

At the Proud Bird restaurant (august 2004)
Part of the annual Vt meeting.
Met several new VT members - Pictures on my Manhattan Beach VT page.

My VT meetings so far

1) Manhattan beach blast
August 2003
Met whole bunch of Vt members
See my Manhattan Beach page.

2) Vt meeting in Carlsbad
October 2003
Samba Brazilian Steakhouse
See my Carlsbad page.

3) VT meeting in Encinatas
November 2003
See my VT meeting album in Encinatas.

4) Met members in Buenos Aires, Argentina
December 2003

5) Vt meeting in Tihuana, Baja, Mexico
See jim_eliason's page.

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