Larry Cantu

Profile Updated: August 10, 2020
Residing In: Conroe, TX USA
Spouse/Partner: Rahmawati
Occupation: Attorney
Children: Two (that I know of)

Rachel - born Jan 19, 2009
Rafael - born Jan 19, 2009
Grandchildren:

Not yet.

My twins turned 11 years old in 2020. So my grandkids are not yet even a gleam in my kids’ eyes (I hope)!

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What have I been up to since 1970?

For the most part, these matters are best kept strictly between my confessor and me, but apart from that ...

1970-1975: college and grad school (UT Austin)
1975-1977: employed at University of Texas, Austin
1977-1980: law school, UT Austin
1980-2018: employed as an attorney for "Big Oil". About half of my career was spent living outside the USA, mostly in Indonesia but including a few years in England, Singapore and Angola.

I've been married from time to time.

My wife, Rahmawati, gave birth to twins, Rachel and Rafael, in January 2009. Ever since then I have been thanking my lucky stars that life is so wonderfully unfair because, after the way I have misbehaved all my life, there is no way in the world I deserve the beautiful family I have now.

Other interests (that I will admit to) include photography and using Harley Davidson motorcycles to annoy sophisticated urbanites enjoying their morning coffee at peaceful, sidewalk cafes and to frighten cattle in their rural pastures.

In April 2013 we finally made it back to Montgomery County, Texas.

If you've ever been to the Houston area, you will understand when I say that "hills" are a very subtle concept around here. During the Hurricane Harvey floods we discovered that our neighborhood is on what passes for a hill around here.

Lucky us!

School Story:

Did I ever go to school?

I do recall once saying to a classmate whose mammalian characteristics I found particularly intriguing that "my DNA would like to party with your DNA."

My left ear rang and my face smarted for about 3 hours after that.

I interpreted her response as "no, thank you."

What did you do right after high school?

I hid out in college until I got tired of being destitute all the time, then I graduated and went to work.

Favorite music and performers:

Although I could rattle off lots of musicians, bands and singers who were popular when I was in high school or in college, at this point in my life I would struggle to list 3 currently performing bands, musicians or singers.

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Posted on: Jul 25, 2020 at 7:12 AM

Ever since plans were announced for our 50th Reunion I’ve harbored tentative plans to attend at least one function. The only Tascosa reunion I ever attended was our 10th. It was the only reunion we had when I was living in the USA. But now that I am retired (kinda, sorta) and have been living in the USA for 7 years, I felt I was entitled to attend this one.

I appreciate all the work that has gone into planning our 50th reunion and want to express my gratitude to the reunion committee for their efforts and for doing the responsible thing in postponing it so we can attend safely.

I look forward to the reunion being rescheduled for a date when we can all get together without putting our health and the health of our friends and family at risk.

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I recently "retired from retirement."

All that rest and relaxation was wearing me out!

Now at least I can look forward to Monday mornings when I can go back to work and rest ... just like in the good old days!
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Now that I’m retired, I’ve started a new gig.

It’s what I always really wanted to be.

So far, my kids are falling for it.
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Rachel & Rafael at Prambanan in 2013 and at the same location in 2019.
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Rafael at 10 years of age
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Happy Birthday! I hope your birthday is everything you could have hoped for!

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I recently "retired from retirement."

All that rest and relaxation was wearing me out!

Now at least I can look forward to Monday mornings when I can go back to work and rest ... just like in the good old days!
Posted: Apr 09, 2020 at 6:09 PM
Now that I’m retired, I’ve started a new gig.

It’s what I always really wanted to be.

So far, my kids are falling for it.
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Rachel & Rafael waiting for breakfast at the Warisan Heritage Resort near Solo, Indonesia
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Rachel & Rafael at Prambanan in 2013 and at the same location in 2019.
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Rafael at 10 years of age
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Rachel at 10 years of age