Tag Archives: grandfather

Just Being Papa

My Beloved and I had our four year old grandson Thomas today while his parents were at the Sharks game. In the middle of lunch, Thomas looked up from his meal and said with a solemn expression on his face, “I … Continue reading

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Blanket Forts and Grandsons

I recently got to build a blanket fort with my oldest grandson Thomas. He’s two years old. I used to love building and playing in blanket forts when I was a kid, then with my children, and now I get … Continue reading

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Bundles of Joy

With lots of Love and Gratitude! Russ

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Grandpa’s Treasures

It has been a while since I indulged myself by sharing photos of my grandsons… I think the title says it all… With Love, Russ

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Tiny Fingers

One of my favorite rituals between my two year old grandson Thomas and me starts when he rings the doorbell at our front door and My Beloved answers it. Thomas runs in yelling “Papa! “Papa!” (that’s what he calls me) … Continue reading

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Family Updates

The trip to visit my new twin grandsons and their parents in Illinois was delightful. Everyone there is healthy. I look forward to going again shortly (this time with my other son Ben, his wife Erika, and our first grandson … Continue reading

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The Twins are HOME!

My twin grandsons have finally been released from the hospital and are now safely at HOME! They will soon be in my arms, and have been in my heart from the moment I learned of their existence. With Love, Russ

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Proud Papa and the Twins

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Proud Mama and the Twins

Here is my DIL Kristi with my twin grandsons. Due to all the tubes–some of which you can see in the photo–the babies daddy (my son Brian) can hold only one at a time, but will soon be able to … Continue reading

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Updates & Quotes

Hi, everyone. Contrary to circumstantial evidence, I remain among the living. Though I’m back home, a dead computer, new Windows 8, a backed up sewer line, and other “opportunities to learn and grow” have dramatically slowed down my quarterly letter … Continue reading

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