Tag Archives: Grandkids

A Bad Influence?

I’m wearing my Father’s Day gift from Brian, Kristi, Zachary, Alex, and Raiden. It says, “They call me Papa because Partner in Crime makes me sound like a Bad Influence!” It’s perfect. I love it! The photo is with my … Continue reading

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Family Fun from Redwoods to MD

‘ We recently camped in the redwoods with one of our children’s families, and then flew to Maryland to enjoy time with another’s. The top photo shows grandson Thomas making a lantern from a flashlight and a plastic bottle filled with … 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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“Hi, Shoe! Bye Shoe!”

At the start of a carousel ride while at Gilroy Garden’s amusement park yesterday, three-year-old Alex decided at the last second that the horse he was on was too big (shortly after he’d said he wanted to be on the big one). I … Continue reading

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Being Mama

Our oldest grandson Thomas is nearly four years old and is as curious as ever. On a brief road trip he began to touch My Beloved’s purse. He calls her Mama (his mother is “Mommy”). “Are you supposed to be … Continue reading

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High Five!

One of the highlights of our week is having a Skype call with our our middle son Brian, his wife Kristi, and our two-year-old grandtwins Zach and Alex. One of our traditions during the calls is for the twins and … Continue reading

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Grandkids Say The Darnedest Things

A friend shared these with me and I thought you might enjoy them too: 1. She was in the bathroom, putting on her makeup, under the watchful eyes of her young granddaughter, as she’d done many times before. After she … Continue reading

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