Tag Archives: Grandson

Thomas Takes on Darth Vader

We’re proud of our Jedi Knight grandson Thomas. He took on the the dreaded Darth Vader and once again saved the world from the Dark Side. With Love, Russ

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He’s Got My Priorities Right

During a visit by our son Ben and grandson Thomas this afternoon the four-year old asked My Beloved , “You’re a real teacher, right Mama?” She replied, “Yes, and so were your Mama and Papa Okano before they retired. Do you … Continue reading

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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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“Thomas! Don’t Lick the Dog!”

Our 2-1/2 year old grandson Thomas stayed the night at our house on Friday. When I was out of the room, I heard My Beloved say, “Thomas! Don’t lick the dog!” After I stopped laughing, I asked her what happened. She said one … 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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“Don’t Eat Mickey Mouse!”

My Beloved and I are blessed with being able to enjoy three whole days with our two-year-old grandson Thomas. We certainly made the most of it today, starting with going to breakfast with him, his Aunt Stephanie, and her boyfriend … Continue reading

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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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Grandsons Update

I had just finished reading a book to Thomas last night and had put it down. He picked it up and said “More” clear as day. Have I said lately how much I love my grandson and his parents? As … Continue reading

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A Wonderful Day

Yesterday was my Grandson Thomas’ first birthday, and today about 80 relatives and a few of his parents’ friends gathered to celebrate in a large park not far from my home. The weather was perfect; agreeably warm with a slightly … Continue reading

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The Force Is With Him!

This is a photo of my grandson Thomas dressed as “Yoda” at 6 months old for his first Halloween. He loved putting his light saber into his mouth. The man holding him is his other grandfather. The smile you see … Continue reading

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