Category Archives: Family Fun

A Girl and Her Horse

Our granddaughter Riley recently experienced her first “horse” ride. Thomas used to love riding it until he outgrew it, but he was gracious when Riley got big enough to ride it. He and my Beloved shared in Riley’s delight at … Continue reading

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A Basket Full of Fun

Our grandsons Zachary, Alexander, and Raiden are playing pirate. Be careful or they might steal your heart, as they’ve stolen mine. With Love, Russ

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A Great Day

Yesterday my Beloved, our daughter-in-law Erika, and I took Thomas and, Wonder Woman, err, I mean Riley to a Halloween-themed train ride, a ride on a carousel (we looked for Flora Belle the carousel horse but she must have been … Continue reading

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Oh Boy! OBon!

My family and I went to two OBon festivals this month. Obon is a Japanese festival that honors deceased ancestors. Over time, in the part of California where we live, it has taken on more of a flavor of a … Continue reading

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Volcanic Birthday

My Beloved chose to celebrate her birthday a few days early at a nearby Japanese steak house. The reason for the venue? Our grandson Thomas had been there once before and loved seeing “the Volcano” the chef made out of … Continue reading

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Barracuda!

Our son Ben, his son Thomas, and I all enjoyed experiencing a San Jose Barracuda playoff game yesterday. We had great seats as you can see by how close we were to the players. San Jose hockey fans are fortunate … Continue reading

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“Hi, Shoe! Bye Shoe!”

At the start of a carousel ride while at Gilroy Garden’s amusement park yesterday, three-year-old Alex decided at the last second that the horse he was on was too big (shortly after he’d said he wanted to be on the big one). I … Continue reading

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