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The Baby’s Cryin’!

Posted in Lillie Files with tags , , , , , , on July 31, 2009 by Carlos Macias

Lillie 1Lillie Mae Macias. My beautiful daughter was born sixteen days ago in Redlands, California — not too far from her own father’s birth place, actually. Why, San Bernardino is but the next city over.

Yes, the city that in the last few years has risen up the ranks of the most crime-infested cities in the state. Past even Compton’s slime rate…Mr. Dre’s infamous stomping grounds.

Lillie, at least, wont carry the stigma of being “from the hood” and will be looked upon as being born next to Aladdin’s house. Oh, man, I should have taken a picture of that stoopid mansion next to the hospital for this post. Continue reading


Apple Bottoms: Perfect Baby Gift?

Posted in Lillie Files with tags , , , , , on June 10, 2009 by Carlos Macias

apple bottoms babyThis past Sunday my girlfriend and I held a baby shower and over a hundred folks showed up. I didn’t know how much you all cared! Or, did you just show up for the free food? Hmmm. Anyway, Ariel and Adrian decided to gift us with quite possibly the most creative baby-preparin’ present of all: Nelly‘s own, homemade, and southern brewed Apple Bottoms clothing. Fancy! Apparently, there was a joke in there that I didn’t get…even after it was explained to me :\