Category Archives: Family

Never too Old for Happiness!

I loved this article and am in awe at how so much joy came from a single decision by a young man who was about to be a father. With Love, Russ Sources: Leo at Not All News is Bad, … Continue reading

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Blast Off!

I meant to include this image of our Daught-in-Law Kristi launching this water rocket with My Beloved, and there of our grandchildren looking on. With love, Russ

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Family Fun from Redwoods to MD

‘ We recently camped in the redwoods with one of our children’s families,¬†and then flew to Maryland to enjoy time with another’s. The top photo shows grandson Thomas making a lantern from a flashlight and a plastic bottle filled with … Continue reading

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Car Picnic at Hidden Villa

My Beloved and I took our oldest Grandson to Hidden Villa Farm nestled in Los Altos Hills. It was a cold day with a biting wind. We’d planned an outdoor picnic but five minutes into setting it up convinced us … Continue reading

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Must’ve Been Having a No-Hair Day

Our 4-year-old grandtwins Zachary and Alexander drew, wrote, and mailed “Thank-you” cards to my Beloved and me that arrived today. When I opened them, I was treated to delightful notes and drawings, including the one above. I must’ve been having … Continue reading

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Batman, Pikachu, and Thomas, Too

Photo Credit: Kristi Towne The above images are of my three oldest grandsons and me as we walk from a train station in the Santa Cruz Mountains to Henry Cowell State Park to hunt for Banana Slugs among majestic towering … Continue reading

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Overflowing with Love

Our son Brian and his family’s eighteen-day visit from Maryland to our not-so-sunny California shores came to an end in the early-morning hours today. Our son Ben and his family joined us every day, and our daughter Stephanie visited multiple … Continue reading

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