Auld Lang Syne

Should auld acquaintance be forgot,
And never brought to mind?
Should auld acquaintance be forgot,
And days of auld lang syne?
And days of auld lang syne, my dear,
And days of auld lang syne.
Should auld acquaintance be forgot,
And days of auld lang syne?

2016 in Review


  • Double Funeral in Yuma for Uncle Forrest and Aunt Becky


  • Went to the Amazing Arizona Comicon
  • Went to the Renaissance Festival
  • Ran a Spartan Race with Damien
  • RSA Conference and met up with
    • Jack Jones
    • James Lynn
    • Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek
    • Rami Malek
  • Got to see old friends
    • Greg Fuse (Marine brother)
    • Visiting the Roses


  • I did a massive Enterprise Risk Assessment at work
  • Ukulele Serenade to Jaime
  • Damien’s wisdom teeth were finally pulled
  • Mom visiting for Easter
  • Viviana’s birthday (family get together)
  • Jaime’s Gall Bladder had to be removed


  • I took an Aspiring Leaders Development Class
  • Damien and I ran the Warrior Dash
  • I ran Pat’s Run
  • We attended Marc and Jolyn’s wedding
  • Spent the day at the Wildlife zoo with Family


  • RIP Jason Kossman (Marine brother)
  • Attended Jaime’s cousin, Julie and Tyler’s wedding in Yuma and spent time with the family
  • Damon Graduated high school!
  • Went to Walnut Creek
    • Visit the Roses
  • Jaime and I bought cars (cash!)


  • Cole and I went to the Gartner Summit in Washington DC (saw Colin Powell)
  • Washington mall
  • Visited Bismarck Lopez (Marine brother)
  • Visited John Rivera (Marine brother) and family

  • Knocked it out of the park at Comicon with our Venetian Carnivale themed Harlequin and Jester


  • Visited by Justin Neu (Marine brother) and family
  • Ukulele meetups begin and Jaime and I go
  • Cole, Earl, and I take NIST Cybersecurity Framework classes


  • Damien’s birthday (Big 2 oh!)
  • Lake Powell vacation with friends


  • Went to the Vegas PCI Conference


  • Walnut Creek X 2
    • Visited the Roses
  • Attended Phoenix Comicon Fanfest
  • Yoshi passed away 🙁


  • Bisbee Photographers Weekend
  • Rob passed away 🙁 attended Rob’s Funeral

    • Friends get together
    • Morgan, Lorraine and Lawrence Greeff and Roxy
    • Glendale Glitters
  • Thanksgiving/Jaime’s birthday (family get together)


  • Attended the San Francisco CISO Summit
  • Auntie Gloria passed away 🙁
  • Victor’s birthday (family get together)
  • Jaime and I played in the Sam Ash Ukulele Concert
  • Jerell’s graduation (family get together)
  • Michigan for a “White” Christmas
  • 641.72 miles done in 2016, an additional 101.03 over last year’s 🙂 but I gained 25 lbs due to eating too much! 🙁

Jerell’s Graduation

We had a lovely time joining our family to celebrate Jerell’s graduation. He’s going to go do great things!


The majority of this group is family


left to right: Hector Jr, Henry Senior, Amelia, Hazel, Helena, and Hethel