Category Archives: Family

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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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas to all who celebrate the season and the reason, and happy holidays to everyone. May you have a life full of blessings. With love, Russ

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These Boys Quack Me Up

My three oldest grandsons are making duck bills out of Pringles chips. Wilbur the Duck Who Flew Upside Down would be so proud! With Love, Russ  

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A Terrific New Tradition

Last night my Beloved, our oldest son Ben and his wife Erika, and I took all five of our grandchildren to a local hockey game to give the parents of three of them the evening off. The first image is … Continue reading

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