Cuban History UPDATE

Real Estate Agent with Coldwell Banker SkyRidge Realty

Regardless of what jobs we hold and before everything else there is ALWAYS Family!!! When you have joy or sorrow to share in your lives  the first we all seem to turn to is our families. The extension of our basic history is always with us.. 
I can't tell you the joy my daughter, Trisha, experienced when she went to visit relatives to find out more about her Cuban Dad. She learned about why and when he actually left Cuba and his life as a child without parents. His reuniting with his family & relatives. She brought so many pictures of him, his parents, his grandparents and great-grand parents from Spain to share with me... She seem to learn so much more that even I myself knew about his family history.
So, in todays stressed filled world.... All I want to share is  "stop and take the time and ask someone about themselves, you might be pleasantly surprised at what they have to tell you..." 

Comments (3)

John Walters
Frank Rubi Real Estate - Slidell, LA
Licensed in Louisiana
Pat my wife is from Cuba.  She came here in the early 1970's and her family has really found a home for themselves.
Mar 26, 2008 07:18 AM
Kim Sellers
Lake Arrowhead, CA Coldwell Banker - Lake Arrowhead, CA
Lake Arrowhead Realtor - BRE#01412099 - Lake Arrow
Right on sister... it is always amazing the true things you can learn from your own family.  I spent so much time with my grandma Kelley as a child and I knew her well as an adult.  I miss her every day of my life.  I remember her best when I sip on sweet ice tea.
Mar 26, 2008 07:24 AM
Nancy Wright
Lake Arrowhead, CA

You're right Pat, family is important.  My Mom has been gone 5 years now and before that she suffered with Alzheimers for 8 years.  My dad died when I was 17.  I have been thinking lately that I should write a family history so my grandchildren would know about their roots.  Since I did not come from a "talkie" family, there is so much that I don't know, but I feel any information would be good. I look back and think I should have asked my mom this or that, or I wish I had paid attention when my German grandma was in the kitchen cooking.  These are lessons learned late in life. Sometimes too late to go back and pick up the pieces.  I commend Trisha for going to Cuba and learning about her family.  She is a special young lady.

Nancy W.

Mar 30, 2008 04:31 PM