The Way Things Are

PapiBlogger marks Fourth Anniversary with New Web site, Renewed Focus Thumbnail

Four years ago this month, in a move that was truly spur of the moment but timed to coincide with my first annual Hispanicize event in Dallas, I launched PapiBlogger.com in order to document my own family’s […] Read more

PHOTO ESSAY: Briani’s Taco-eating Moment

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The Laptop and the Thief

The Laptop and the Thief Thumbnail

It was a miserably cold, rainy night in San Francisco. My business partner Cristy and I were taking the last red-eye flight of the night and had passed through airport security (TSA) when I noticed […] Read more

Letterman’s Hilarious Top 10 List of Department Store Santa Pet Peeves Thumbnail

10. No time off for Hanukkah 9. Dumb people think I’m Kenny Rogers 8. Whenever triplets show up, I have to snap on a third knee 7. January through November 6. One year, Macy’s tried […] Read more

7 Thoughts on the Sandy Hook Elementary Murders

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BY MANNY RUIZ (@MannyRuiz) 1. The Sandy Hook murders were plain and simple EVIL.  Yes, it may well be that Sandy Hook murderer Adam Lanza had a history of mental issues, Dyslexia or whatever will […] Read more

Photographic Journey: Our Thanksgiving Family Vacation in New York Thumbnail

By MANNY RUIZ Our Thanksgiving break family vacation to New York marked a number of milestones for our infant Naomi and her sister Briani.  Our trip began with a few days in the city, where […] Read more

And Then There Were Two: Meet the new West Coast PapiBlogger Octavio Navarro Thumbnail

BY MANNY RUIZ (@MannyRuiz) I love blogging because over the past two years of publishing PapiBlogger.com I’ve had the chance to journal about my family and in the process I’ve been able to do some […] Read more

PHOTO ESSAY: Voting with My Kids is All in My Familia

PHOTO ESSAY: Voting with My Kids is All in My Familia Thumbnail

BY MANNY RUIZ (@MannyRuiz)  I’m more jaded than ever about politics and politicians but one thing I don’t ever pass up is the opportunity to take my kids with me to the voting booth.  Today’s brave […] Read more

Diary of a Mad Traveling Papi: West Coast Trip Marks Many Milestones Thumbnail

My wife Angela and I just concluded a whirlwind 12-day visit to the West Coast that included baby Naomi’s first airplane ride, her first family road trip courtesy of the new Ford Fusion, celebrity encounters […] Read more

Naomi Photo Journal Day 43: Baby on the Green

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