Category Archives: Fun

Playing a New Game in the Middle East

    Photo Credit: Josh Pepper via Unsplash.com Jatta, Tel-Aviv-Yavo, Israel A New Game “We have all become friends.” Such sweet words, especially when the “We” are leftists, right-wingers, Orthodox Jews and Arab Muslims in the Middle East. With Love, … Continue reading

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Our grandson Thomas aka The Flash participated with his mother Erika in a 5K race today that included elements of the Festival of Color. Runners became moving rainbows as they were softly pelted with various powdered colors (with prior permission … Continue reading

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A Fishy Game of Hide and Seek

One of our favorite activities when our local grandchildren are visiting is playing Hide and Seek inside our home. It’s especially fun to play with the new rooms creating many additional hiding places. Everyone plays: My Beloved, nearly-six-year-old Thomas, fourteen-month-old Riley, … Continue reading

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Fun and Fascinating Facts

How Thoughtful of Them Prohibition turned many citizens into everyday criminals, many by way of homemade wine. Grocers could sell grape concentrate, an item which in and of itself lacked any alcohol. However, if treated in a certain way, grape … Continue reading

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A Fun and Fascinating Fact: Traffic Lights

A large part of my job as a wealth manager is to read. I probably read eight to ten hours per day, picking up a wide variety of information along the way. I’ve decided to post some that I think … Continue reading

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Don’t Mess With Ninjabread Cookies

Grandson Thomas and my Beloved made some mean-looking but good-tasting Gingerbread cookies today. Thomas’ father, our son Ben, and cattle dog Penny photobombed the second image. With  Love, Russ

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A Howlin’ Good Time

My parents live near a small town named Coulterville in California’s gold country in the foothills of Sierra Nevada. Once per year the town has a Coyote Festival. This year’s festival was yesterday.  It included Coyote Howling contests for all age groups, … Continue reading

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