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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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Excellent Advice from a 3-Year Old

On my Beloved’s trip back to Maryland with our son Brian and his family to help them navigate airports and the myriad challenges of traveling with twin three-year olds and an eight month-old, she received excellent advice: Three-year-old Alex said to her … Continue reading

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Highs and Lows

  Our trip to the redwoods took two minivans for the twelve of us. The highway  was jammed with cars headed for the beach over the mountains, so we took a scenic, windy, two-laned road through the mountains that unbeknownst to us … Continue reading

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Mustache Mania

Let’s face it, these guys are goofy! Last night we decorated eggs for a week-early Ester celebration tomorrow. Photos to come in a later post. We watched Thomas’ T-Ball game this morning and who the twins got bored to them … Continue reading

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Christmas in Maryland

Our grandsons sporting their new coonskin caps, and Daughter-in-Law Kristi. No raccoons or other creatures were harmed in making this photo. Newest Grandson Raiden spreading Christmas cheer. Santa came by fire truck to greet the family. The Clauses and Townes meet … Continue reading

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Ridin’ The Ghost Train Under a Taco Moon

        A photo of Thomas, My Beloved, and me on the Ghost Train We had the pleasure of our grandson Thomas’ company yesterday and all took a ride on The Ghost Train. A local county park has a … Continue reading

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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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