Archive for the ‘Family & Friends’ Category

This One’s For Gabe

Friday, September 29th, 2006

Meat cake

John Paul and Mary Get Married

Friday, August 11th, 2006

A few pictures from the wedding:

The Wedding Party
The Wedding Party

The Blushing Bride
The Blushing Bride

Vinnie, Vito, Rocco, and Luigi Vercotti
Vinnie, Vito, Rocco, and Luigi Vercotti

The New, Improved Casiello Family
The New, Improved Casiello Family

The Luckiest
The Luckiest

Gabe’s Confirmation

Wednesday, June 14th, 2006

Gabe was confirmed this Pentecost, taking the name Joseph. Heather got a nice photo of Kelsie, Christina, and Gabe at church, and another of Gabe, Christina, and Kelsie at the party. Note who immediately climbs into slob clothes at the first opportunity.

Congratulations Mary!

Saturday, May 13th, 2006

Mary’s graduation ceremony Berklee May 13 2006

Where you at?


When you’re smilin’…


Congratulations John Paul!

Saturday, May 13th, 2006

John Paul’s graduation, Northeastern, May 6, 2006.

Wave, so we can see you!


That\'s better.

Easter Eggs

Saturday, May 13th, 2006

A little late, but better late than never…some of Ben’s Easter Egg creations this year.




Crazy Hair

My favorite: Stewie

Another Greek In The Family

Friday, March 3rd, 2006

John Paul is already a member of Upsilon Pi Epsilon,

tonight, Damon becomes a member of Phi Theta Kappa


Seasons Greetings

Saturday, December 31st, 2005


The First (Irregular) TJA Software Alumni…

Sunday, December 18th, 2005

…Get-Together And Talk About Everyone Who Didn’t Make It Party was great fun!

Attending were Jeff, Golnaz (who came up with the idea, and we are all much obliged!),
Jeff and Golnaz (click on the picture for the full-size version), Dave, Rich, Dave and Rich, and Brian, Your Humble Blogger, who was not quite flexible enough to be both in front of and behind the camera at the same time. Maybe some of Golnaz’s pix will come out. (I apologize for the quality of the pictures, I’m a crappy photographer.)

Great time catching up with each other, and reminiscing about the Good Old Days. Rest assured, if you weren’t there, we did talk about you, so you’d just better make it to the next one!

Weee are the champions, my friends!

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2005

Congrats to Damon and the whole Juventus U-17 team for winning the 2005 State Cup!

Now it’s on to the Region 1 Championship in Virginia Beach

Casiellos In The News

Monday, January 24th, 2005

Gerry Casiello (my uncle) spends his retirement helping small businesses get off the ground in Connecticut.

Red Sox Nation!

Thursday, October 28th, 2004

Woo-hoo! Go Sox!

I still can’t believe it. Man, 86 years. For some perspective, my grandfather (‘Poppy’ – not to be confused with ‘Papi’ – go Ortiz!) was 14 when the Sox last won the series, the age Gabe is now.

There was a big flu epidemic, and our troops were fighting overseas (then it was Europe in WWI), so some things stay the same.

There was no TV, but about 2/3 of the country had radios. No NFL, no NBA, (basketball was only 26 years old), movies were silent, Albert Einstein was 39, and Wyatt Earp was still alive. Women weren’t allowed to vote yet.

I remember cool summer nights in the late sixties and early seventies, when I would sleep out in a tent in the backyard, listening to the Red Sox on a transistor radio. Ned Martin would be calling the plays – the names I remembered – Yaz, Rico Petrocelli, Tony Conigliaro, Sparky Lyle. Now my kids will remember Johnny Damon, Pedro Martinez, David Ortiz, Manny Ramirez.

See you again in 2090!

Happy Birthday Damon!

Wednesday, October 13th, 2004

Damon is 17 today, and you know what that means – R-rated movies. Ben got him The Matrix. We got him car keys. Not a car, just keys.

‘Dangerous’ Damon Casiello

Thursday, September 23rd, 2004

The Ayer Public Spirit wrote up an article on the Burncoat vs Groton Dunstable HS soccer game last week. Damon is described as ‘dangerous senior striker Damon Casiello’. Heh. Meesa tink he’ll be likin’ dat.

Happy Birthday JP

Tuesday, September 7th, 2004

It’s John Paul‘s 21st Birthday today!

So, everybody buy him a beer!

Wait, what am I saying?!? No, *don’t* everybody buy him a beer!

Well, how about this? Everybody chip in and buy him *one* beer. There, that should do it. Oh, and a cake.

Happy Birthday!

(Gaah! Now there’s going to be two of these on the same page!)

Happy Birthday Andy

Sunday, September 5th, 2004

My brother Andy is one year older today.

Happy Birthday!

Stirling Premieres Friday!

Wednesday, August 25th, 2004

The homeschooler-produced movie Stirling is premiering this Friday at the Boston Marriott Peabody, as part of the Live and Learn conference!

Happy Birthday, Ben!

Thursday, August 12th, 2004

Ben’s nineteen today!

Happy Anniversary

Monday, August 9th, 2004

Lucille Ball once said “Once in his life, every man is entitled to fall madly in love with a gorgeous redhead.”

Heh, well I married mine!

Happy 24th Sweetie!

Julianne at the DNC

Wednesday, August 4th, 2004

Here’s my niece, Julianne Lauring, with a news report from the Democratic National Convention. (You’ll need Real Player if you don’t have it already.)

Back to you, Kent!