May All Beings Have A Wonderful Journey.

As I travel around the world and continue to not only work along side of Marc Accetta and Worldventures I also take in what is being taught and continue to grow as a person and to evolve my mind and thinkings.
This morning as I woke up in Phuket, after some much needed sleep, I looked over and saw this book on the night stand not thinking anything of it I opened it and started reading. And loved these thoughts and wanted to share them.

We are all brothers and sisters on an amazing Journey through a constantly changing universe. Sometimes we feel pain. Sometimes we are happy.

Our own effort and action are the engines of our development.

The laws of nature are rational and can be understood. All actions have reactions, and each of us is responsible for all we do.

Being born human is a fantastic opportunity because we have the enormous creative power of our intention and free will.

We are our own masters. We create our own fate, our own heaven and our own hell. We create by the use of our intention and free will.

Our human mind is always creating. Our mental environment is our own responsibility.

By practicing harmlessness, compassion and loving-kindness we cause no harm to ourselves or the world, this creating no new negative feedback.

By paying attention, staying mindful, and bravely examining ourselves and nature, we grow in wisdom. This wisdom will clean our world.

Ultimate freedom is a reachable world.

May we all meet again free from all suffering and laugh together at the past!

This was written by Phra Bhassakorn Bhavilai

I hope you enjoyed it and may we all continue to grow mentally and spiritually! Have a great week!

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Largest Event WorldVentures has EVER had! Check It OUT!

Well it’s been a bit over a week since we held the largest event that WorldVentures has ever had!  This event is of course, A View from The Edge led by Marc Accetta at the Allen Events Center in Allen, TX.  As we prepare to head out to Nice, France to have this event for over 1,200 people from all over Europe & Asia I just wanted to give everyone a quick glimpse at to what Marc Accetta and Team were able to create over the past weekend.

 

Stay tuned for another awesome recap video from our View from the Edge in Nice, France.

And remember if you have any awesome pics from the view make sure you tag them with #view12 in order to have them get maximum exposure to the world!

Follow me on Twitter @monicoperez so that you can get a highlight of the weekends event in France!

Social Media’s Coolest Travel Companies

Planning on taking a vacation this summer or you already have, well here’s just some cool Social Media ideas I came across in regards to not completely plugging out of Social Media all together during your next vacation.  As my summer has been filling up with travels to Cyprus, Cancun & Maui, I’ve noticed that although it is a vacation it is also fun to stay plugged into the Social Media world and try to use it to help others or myself….

BEFORE WE HEAD OUT ON VACATION THERE’S AN IMPORTANT AIRLINE SAFETY VIDEO

Now we all know what happens when we board the plane and they begin to start explaining the safety video but who ever thought an airline-safety video could be fun? Air New Zealand did. ANZ employed the ever-bedazzled Richard Simmons to deliver the familiar preflight lesson of how to don your oxygen mask (or “take a breather!” as he says). And the disco-rich video wasn’t just for flyers: it has had almost 2.6 million YouTube views since its March 2011 launch—try getting that kind of virality from your basic seat-belt-fastening snoozer.

Social media, after all, has become an essential part of the way we travel—with everything from trip planning to photo sharing. The SMITTYs came about when we saw travel companies doing some pretty cool things in the social media space, and we wanted to recognize their efforts. So we asked airlines, tourism boards, car-rental companies, tour operators, cruise lines, and others to give us their best efforts from 2011.

HOTEL DEALS

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts

The hotel company created and promoted special rates for Facebook and Twitter. The depth of the discounts (as low as $89 a night) drove a high volume of bookings and awarded them the Best Social Media Promotion of Travel Deals, Global Hotel or Resort Chain.

Four Seasons Hotel Austin

Ultimate Austin Scavenger Hunt: The property organized a photo scavenger hunt; fans and visitors submitted pictures of the hotel and Austin landmarks on Facebook or Flickr. The first 100 participants to complete at least half the tasks received an overnight stay or other prizes.  Lots of brands have photo contests; adding a scavenger hunt was a fun way not just to engage fans, but also to utilize the popularity of Facebook’s photo-sharing functionality.

FOOD & DRINKS

Foodspotting, an app favorite for food photographers, launched less than a year and a half ago.  Foodspotting began in 2009 when cofounders Alexa Andrzejewski, Ted Grubb and Soraya Darabi put their heads together to address what they felt was a lack of proper food reviewing apps. A few months later, they launched in beta at SXSW Interactive in March 2010.

My favorite way to describe Foodspotting? If Flickr and Foursquare went out on a date, ate too many oysters and drank too much champagne, the result 9 months later would look very much like Foodspotting. Using the mobile app, users can snap a photo of a dish, tag it and share it with friends on Foodspotting or via Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare, etc. It’s also a helpful guide if you’re ever looking to spark your appetite. Simply open the app and search for photos of food taken nearby.

Why Pinterest Should Matter to You

This most recent player in the field of social media might seem like it doesn’t fit into your marketing model. Here’s why you’re wrong.

If you could promote your brand via what the Wall Street Journal boasts as “the hottest start up…in Silicon Valley,” would you jump on board? Well, if top brands such as Martha Stewart, Michael Kors, Pepsi, and Nike see the potential, it’s probably a good idea to follow suit.

Pinterest is a virtual pinboard where you can “curate and share things you love.” With millions of new “pins” a week, not only do “pinners” consider posting and reposting stuff they love fun and inspirational, but also Pinterest has already proven itself as a powerful social media platform. Businesses are joining Pinterest to display product, create brand awareness, build communities and, in some cases, grow profits by leaps and bounds. SO START PINNING!

Now these are not the only apps by any means that are out there, I am sure that there is some 10 year old kid coming up with the next hottest and greatest app on the planet but I just figured I’d share what I’ve been using and has helped me keep in touch with friends and family although I am thousands of miles away…

Make sure and add me on Twitter so I can retweet your pics/posts http://www.twitter.com/monicoperez

Are you on Pinterest…Me TOO: http://pinterest.com/monicoperez/

Want to learn more about the power of Pinterest check out this article: THE POWER OF PINTEREST

Let’s just stay connected and have a fun summer! Also if you have any apps you enjoy or want to share please post….

“The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.”

“The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” – Saint Augustine

This is a quote that I had not heard about until I met my very good friend Wayne Nugent, Co-Owner of WorldVentures.  I have been very blessed to come across WorldVentures through Marc Accetta being their Director of Training.  I’ve seen amazing places throughout the world.

As I am sitting here writing this, my girlfriend and I just got back from an amazing trip out to Ocho Rios, Jamaica.  She had never visited any of the islands in the Carribbean Sea nor Jamaica so it was such a thrill for me to be able to give her that first gift of experiencing walking along the sea and putting her feet in the sand and just creating those great memories for her and for both of us.

I still remember when I was small my dad getting me this book that had all these pictures of islands and various places throughout the world and just explaining a bit about them and why go there.  Growing up we really didn’t take that many vaccations, most vacations were that of visiting family throughout Texas.  And it wasn’t until after I graduated high school that I got to do a bit more traveling while playing with the bands I was with.  I still remember my first trip to Vegas and just being amazed that everyone was always awake 24/7 or so it seemed to me, I honestly thought that the Lion at MGM Grand was made of 24 karat gold.  LOL, but I feel truly blessed that my parents always would let me dream big and never put limitations on how crazy I would think.  I was never told that I couldn’t do anything.  Not that I was spoiled and given everything I ever asked for, but they taught me that I could acquire whatever I wanted through hard work and persistence.  I feel blessed to have such great parents in my life and through their actions also show me that anything was possible.   I want to go back and look for that book…because I feel that everything happens for a reason.  God placed me right where I needed to be at the exact time in order to experience life at its fullest.   I just wanted to write a quick blog to let everyone know that EVERYONE should travel and create great memories with your friends, families and those that are special in your life…Here’s some videos of the places I’ve been lucky enough to visit….make sure and check out my YouTube page at http://www.youtube.com/monicoperez.  Let me know some other places that you’ve visited to that perhaps I haven’t gotten a chance to visit.  I’d love to know!

Let me know what are some of your favorite places that you’ve been to…

Our Deepest Fear…

It’s been a little under a week, since we’ve returned from Journey to Leadership one of the most powerful trainings that I’ve ever attended…and I just wanted to share one of the poems that’s taught during the training. Below is the movie where I first heard this quote on…Akeelah & The Bee!
 
 

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It’s not just in some of us; it’s in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.”

How travel makes you smarter, sexier and more productive

How travel makes you smarter, sexier and more productive – Lonely Planet blog.

Original Post by  Robert Reid – author

Why do we travel? Just a hunch here: because it’s fun. Plus we have to occasionally pay a visit to Uncle Greg in Minneapolis or attend that conference on soybean research your boss makes you go to every year. But, at the same time, travel can pay off in many ways, and science backs it up.

Here are the four main ways that travel can improve your life:

1. Travel makes you younger

David Eagleman, recently profiled as ‘The Possibilian’ in the New Yorker, studies time perception at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, and has made many experiments regarding how life-threatening moments feel slowed down.

Travel to new places has always felt like stretched time to me too; a week in Guatemala seems to last as long as three weeks in the Outer Banks – in a good way. So I asked him, for my recent CNN piece on travel to new destinations, whether science can back up my gut reaction.

Eagleman told me adults’ sense of time is more ‘compressed’ than children’s, but that travel to new or ‘novel’ places – the more exotic, the better – is an equalizer of sorts. ‘It essentially puts you, neurally, in the same position as when you were a child.’

Travel: the fountain of youth! And, with its perceived time-stretching possibilities, a life-saver even if you only take a week or two for vacation this summer.

2. Travel makes you smarter

It’s an old cliché that travel broadens your mind. I’d scoff if it weren’t true. A recent psychological study at Indiana University found students had broader answers when they thought the study was imported from Greece, rather than homegrown. What the researchers call ‘psychological distance’ – what we might call ‘armchair travel’ – increases your creativity. A recent review of the psychological distance concept, suggests that travel, or even planning travel and imagining yourself in an unfamiliar and distant location, might not just improve creativity but self-awareness as well.

William Maddux, an American social psychologist, studies how those who live abroad come home more creative too. He told me by phone that ‘immersion’ in a place is key – one of the reasons, he says, he’s working in France.

‘It all depends on someone’s mindset when traveling’, he said. ‘Are they really open to it? If not, and all they do is sit and watch TV, it probably won’t make them more creative… And you don’t necessarily have to cross a border either. What’s more similar New York and Toronto, or New York and Savannah?’

3. Travel makes you more productive

Americans’ relative lack of holiday time is sometimes defended as a strong ‘work ethic’, and a reason the country is so productive. But is it?

This fun Businessweek slideshow shows how many countries’ economic output rivals the US, with far less work time. France, for example, takes off 60% more days off (40 compared to the USA’s 25), and records 98% GDP per hour worked. While the USA remains the world’s top ‘competitive’ country, runner-up, Switzerland, nearly matches the US mark with a week more vacation time.

Some argue taking extended time is even better. In a TED Video on taking sabbaticals, graphic-designer Stefan Sagmeister illustrates how he plans a one-year break from work to ‘experiment’ every seven years simply to generate new ideas.

4. Travel makes you sexier

It’s not just a tan you return with, but stories. According to one recent ItsJustLunch.com survey, the best first-date conversation topic was hobbies, with travel following second. Somehow manage to combine the two, and brace yourself Romeo. Just be sure to have exchanged your Paraguayan guaraní into dollars before the bill arrives.

And if travel has already done its job by making you more creative, youthful, self-aware and productive, you’re bound to be looking pretty good out there.

Life is Good!

Well here we are just a couple of days after my 32nd birthday and man oh man, has it been an exciting past couple of days.  It all started off on the right foot when we were out in New Jersey for a WorldVentures Acceleration Training, which it’s always awesome to visit the east coast and just get to see the sites, eat the food and people watch.  At this training it was awesome because it was the first time that Ex-NFL Denver Bronco Gerald Willhite took the stage.  And to say that he delivered is an understatement…he is one of the most powerful trainers that WorldVentures has.  He concluded his speaking on Sunday with a ride down memory lane allowing everyone to see some of his high light reels from when he played for the Denver Bronco’s and man this guy is ruthless on the field.  Also we got an invitation to go and eat at Tribeca Grill which is owned by Robert DeNiro.   WOW is that place good, nestled within the Greenwich Village and only blocks down from Ground Zero, it was truly an East Coast Treat.  From there we headed to the opposite side of the US out to Burbank, California for our 2nd Acceleration Training headed by Marc Accetta, featuring Kari Schneider, Byron Schrag and Troy Brown.  This team of trainers just kept on setting the bar higher and higher and for anyone in attendance can definitely tell you, if you missed Burbank, YOU HONESTLY MISSED OUT ON SOME GREAT INFORMATION.  Each one of these WorldVentures Acceleration Trainings offer amazing building tools for people that are either starting off their business or are networking veterans.  Don’t miss May in Kansas City!

As many of you know, I work directly with Marc Accetta (www.MarcAccetta.com) and for the past couple of weeks we have been working diligently on giving his website a brand new facelift.  Not that the old site was not good because it was, but there were several details that we had wanted to update.  For instance, before we used to have a video section that members could log into and view personal growth videos that Marc Accetta would do, now we still have that section with all brand new videos and we’ve named it MarcTV, the great thing about this section is that it is completely and totally FREE for everyone to view and share with their friends.  With the technology of video sharing and posting, we’ve allowed all visitors to not only view all of the videos but also allow them to share them on Facebook, Myspace, YouTube and several other Social Networking sites that are out there.  We have had a lot of visitors and repeat visitors based on the fact that Marc Accetta  is one of the few Success Coaches out there that offers a FREE Personality Test that allows you to not only take the test online but then gives you your results immediately and allows you to go through and allow Marc Accetta himself to explain what each one of the personalities means and between updating the site and working on our normal Acceleration Trainings with WorldVentures to say that we had little time for play was an understatement.  Luckily we were able to get in a little bit of play.

Thanks to Mike Putman, President of Rovia, he invited me and my girlfriend to a weekend getaway to hang out in Vegas for the weekend, alongside his wife and our friend Robert Shultz.

Monico & Melinda, Mike & Beth Putman, Robert & Anita Schultz
Monico & Melinda, Mike & Beth Putman, Robert & Anita Schultz

I am definitely no stranger to Las Vegas myself but hadn’t had an opportunity to stay or visit the Encore property until now and wow is this property in a category of its own.  Most properties throughout Las Vegas have the similar sections with their buffets, casino floors, pools, shops, etc. however, Encore is in a league of it’s own.  Right from the get go, we started having fun and some “Red Watson’s”, if you haven’t gotten a chance to try this drink…I definitely suggest you try it!  It was just another great time that we all had there in Las Vegas throughout the day and then into the evening as we went out to The Foundation Room at Mandalay Bay and finished off the night at XS Nightclub at the Encore.  The entire weekend was just a breath of fresh air, I don’t think I had been on a non-work related trip in about 3 years, Saturday included more of the same fun, gambling and site seeing that I hadn’t gotten a chance to do in a while.  That night we met up with friends from Las Vegas, Tim & Hali Gillin and Robert & Susan Sprauge which are recently became engaged so it was a semi-celebration of their engagement.  But we went out to Nobu for dinner which has some of the most amazing sushi I have ever had and finished off the night at PURE in Ceasar’s Palace.  My cousin which for some reason always manages to be in Las Vegas when I am there works for www.Tickets4AnyEvent.com  and was there for several shows taking care of clients and in return took care of us at PURE that night, we had a blast till about 8am and still managed to catch our flights out on Sunday.

Then it was back to Dallas for a quick trip before we headed out to Philadelphia to see Denis Leary, which I know some of you already know I had seen him earlier this year at his Rescue Me Comedy Tour here in Dallas,TX.  But being that it was going to be his last show of the year and also Marc and Kelly Accetta were going to be out in Philadelphia for business, I figured Me and Melinda would get tickets and fly out to meet them in the evening after their business affairs for some laughter.  Little did I know that I would have an opportunity to not only check out Denis Leary’s last show of the tour but also get to see Bruce Springsteen and eat a famous Philly Cheese steak from the famous Pat’s King of Steaks, (http://www.patskingofsteaks.com/index.html) all within a quick 2 day trip.

Pat's Philly Cheese Steak

I have always heard of how many fans Bruce Springsteen has out towards the East Coast and if I ever had the opportunity to go and see him in concert East Coast would be the place to do it.  Growing up I followed The Boss but not as hardcore as some people that know every word to every song.  Besides I knew all of the famous MTV songs, Glory Days, Dancing in the Dark, Born in the USA.  Not until I met and began to work with Marc Accetta that I started knowing a couple of other songs that I began to enjoy.  So when presented with the opportunity to see Bruce Springsteen out in Philly…I was so excited.  It’s so awesome to see that Marc not only talks the talk but also walks the walk.  Here I see him at several seminars telling individuals to Work Hard and Play Hard but never did I imagine that he would take time out of his business schedule to come down and take me to my first ever Bruce Springsteen concert.  And from the 1st note it was just incredible to see someone take such control of the stage and the audience with every song, every note, every word that came out of Bruce.  E Street Band was also in full effect just being as amazing as people had told me they were.  Being a drummer myself, I was excited to see Max Weinberg take the stage and do what he does best behind that drumset.

As the long-time drummer for Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band (1974-1989) Weinberg has performed for millions of people around the world and been featured at many prestigious events, including the 1993 and 1997 Presidential Inauguration Galas, the 1995 Grammy Awards and the 1995 Gala Concert for the dedication of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio, where he rejoined his former group. Called “the rhythmic backbone of the E Street Band,” by Robert Palmer of The New York Times, Weinberg was invited to perform in the East Room of the White House in December 1996 and served as the music director for Comic Relief 8 starring Billy Crystal, Whoopi Goldberg and Robin Williams at Radio City Music hall in New York City. (http://www.drummerworld.com/drummers/Max_Weinberg.html)

And with a couple of days left before my 32nd birthday I can honestly say that God has blessed me in several ways throughout my life, from giving me wonderful parents and family, allowing me to fulfill one of my life long dreams of touring nationwide and recording with a major record label, allowing me the opportunity to see the world but the main thing that I am thankful for after 32 years of life is having the blessing of all my friends.  I have come across so many wonderful people throughout my life that have allowed me in their lives and showed me how to enjoy life and live life to the fullest.  Here’s to everyone I’ve ever been lucky enough to share a conversation or smile with…Love ya!

Work Hard, Play Harder…Italian Style!

Well It’s That Time of The Year!!!

Yes, it’s that time of the year again where we all kick it into super warp speed and get ready for one of the most exciting venues I have been blessed to be a part of. I am speaking of “The View”, this training is one of the most amazing productions that I have seen to date. Marc Accetta goes through an entire weekend portraying different characters in full costume and full set changes that take people through a wild array of emotions. Tears, Laughs, Cheers, Realizations are all emotions that are set within this weekend for everyone in attendance. So you put this amazing weekend performance with the momentum and excitement that WorldVentures is currently having in the Network Marketing arena and you have one of the biggest events that will change people’s lives. Not to mention that on top of all of the great training content, all of the special announcements that the company is having they are still giving away a Brand New 2009 Mercedes C300 Sport…what are the qualifications you may ask? JUST SHOW UP! It’s just crazy how WorldVentures just rewards all of its people for being involved and helping them become of the giants. We are all excited and Marc and I have been working insane hours to get everyone the best View yet teaming up with some of the most impressive artistic directors in the industry to give you a mind blowing weekend.

I’ve been having a blast this summer enjoying hanging out with friends, family and of course traveling. This summer the roster included The Grand Canyon, Ohio, Antigua, Las Vegas, Minnesota and Burbank. The Grand Canyon was such a blast, Robert Oblon, Wayne Nugent, Staz and Ben went down to The Grand Canyon for a Monday afternoon ATV Ride, Skeet Shooting and some good ol Home Cookin…yes even Robert ate!  Most people are dreading Monday because it’s the beginning of the work week and they are just dreading that they’re weekend is over. Mine was truly a blast…I guess we really are Making a Living…Living!!!  My parents came up over the summer and I managed to get them to a Dallas Cowboys game which was fun! Congratulations to the Dallas Cowboys for starting off a great season and we’ll keep following them all the way to the SuperBowl!!! Well enough about hanging out and paryting and traveling time to get back to work. If you have a moment visit…www.WVView.com that will give you an insight on what we are working on and also what we have in store for this year at the View.

Keep it Real and Be Safe….

    

   

Happy Birthday to me…It’s been a good year and its only just begun!

Just wanted to say a very special thank you to everyone that was with me for my birthday this year. This year we were out in Nashville, Tennessee for an Acceleration Training headed by Marc Accetta (www.MarcAccetta.com) for WorldVentures. From their initial conception trainings have now grown in sizes well over the 1,000 person mark with the help of being spearheaded by Marc Accetta, personal friend and mentor to me on a monthly basis throughout the US. I’ve been lucky enough to travel to such places as New York, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Hawaii, Miami, as well as other great destinations that most people only dream of visiting. This year while in Nashville I had the honor to meet one of Marc’s long time personal friends Laurie Rubidge (www.laurierubidge.com). Laurie has also had amazing success in the Personal Growth and Development industry throughout Laurie Rubidge’s career she has trained tens of thousands of people from all over the globe. Laurie has dedicated over 18 years of her life to inspire and motivate people to be the best they can be. Being that we were visiting he hometown she took the initiative to be in charge of giving us all the hotspots to visit while in Nashville. I was lucky enough to have my girlfriend Melinda with me, also one of my best friends Robert Oblon, which as of this past March in Las Vegas, NV has been named President of WorldVentures at their Annual Convention. This year at the WorldVentures Convention in front of over 4,000 people in attendance we were able to do the first ever WorldVentures concert. It was definitely awesome to play drums along with Robert, as well as having Marc sing a couple of songs. It was something that no one ever expected. A lot of work and time went into this year’s convention and I would have to say that everyone was excited and amazed to see several of WorldVentures reps & employees participate in this year’s concert. Who knows what we’ll pull off in 2009…

On another note, I wanted to give much props to both Robert and Marc, Robert Oblon recently became a big with the North Texas Big Brother Big Sister organization. Marc and Kelly Accetta which have been involved with the Big Brother Big Sister organization already for about 6 years have recently been asked to head the Board of Directors for Collin County chapter of BBBS. Big Brother Big Sister is an amazing organization and I’ve been lucky enough to attend their annual Black Tie and Boots ceremony for the past 2 years and meet one of their top people Mr.Charles Pierson. Just being around Marc and Kelly and seeing all of the positive guidance and support that they have given their little brother has made me realize that I should also apply to join to help out this organization in 2008.

As we all organized ourselves in the lobby at the Gaylord Opryland and waited for the limos the excitement and laughs had already began remembering how on Saturday night I rang in my birthday at the local Jack Daniel’s Saloon with Jeff Bolf singing on stage and also having my midnight birthday drink with Marc, Melinda and the rest of my friends there. We had a great party crew that was getting ready to invade downtown Nashville, so we went to The Stage where we tuned in to a little different kind of music than what most people have seen me listen to…Country! A lot of people think that because I listen to mainstream party music or hip hop then that’s all I listen to but they forget that I was born in South Texas just minutes from the border. And I’ve played in a number of bands where we sometimes had to play some country music, so I was no stranger to Dwight Yoakum, George Strait, Georgia Satellites and many others. On our way out of The Stage we stumbled across Layla’s Hillbilly & Country INN….there they had a great country band that was just jamming out. I had the honor of being asked to come up and jam out with them as you’ll see below and it was definitely fun, a little different than playing with Tejano bands but it was still fun to get back behind the set and jam out in Nashville.

I must say that in the past 2 or 3 months, I’ve been finding myself behind the drum set more and more often. First, in Las Vegas for the WorldVentures Annual Convention, we did some cover tunes from The Beatles, Eddie Money, Stevie Wonder and a couple of other bands. I’ll be sharing some of those videos down the road. Then in April Eddie Head and Jessica his fiancé decided to join their lives together in holy matrimony. I must say both of them are some of the most amazing people that I’ve had the opportunity of meeting, if you want to see some photos from their wedding check out this link…(http://www.perezblog.net/). So during their wedding reception we got an opportunity to get up on stage and jam out for a couple of songs. Then finally in Nashville for my birthday I had the opportunity to play once again. Drumming has always been one of the passions in my life and although I don’t pursue it on a full time base now, I still think that I’ll keep behind a drumset throughout my life and if an opportunity does allow itself where I can squeeze in playing with a band that can handle my crazy traveling schedule well then I am definitely open to the opportunity…That’s all for now…