Tag Archives: Grandchildren

Yummy Spookiness

My Beloved helped our local grandchildren make this delicious chocolate cookie haunted house. I think they did a great job. I know it was yummy because I helped to eat it part of it! With love, Russ

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A Child’s Observation

Photo credit: Jorg Karg via Unsplash.com A little girl was sitting on her grandfather’s lap as he read her a bedtime story. From time to time, she would take her eyes off the book and reach up to touch his … 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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Fighting Alien Tree Monsters

I love the imaginations of youngsters. Earlier today during a visit by two of our grandkids and their parents our oldest grandson Thomas was in the backyard playing in our tiny redwood grove and yelled, “I’m fighting some alien tree … Continue reading

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A Fishy Game of Hide and Seek

One of our favorite activities when our┬álocal 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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Watch Out World! Here She Comes

Our granddaughter Riley took her first unassisted steps this weekend! No doubt, she’s going places! With Love, Russ  

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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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Peering Through the Magic Portal

Our grandson Thomas peers through the magic portal between past and future as he peeks through the hole where the knob will go on the door that separates the old and still-under-construction new portions of our home. The “scrapers” have … 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 ┬áLove, Russ

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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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