Thursday, December 10, 2015

My daughter Rachel with her Christmas wreath and a cup of Christmas sangria that I made on request!
Rachel & I squeezing our wreaths into a photo with us :D lol So much fun creating with my daughter!
Me with the Christmas wreath I made "Joy to the world" :D
Merry Christmas everyone!

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Applebees with Brad and Rachel

 Celebrating Rachel's promotion at work!
Social Services Director!

 Sam and Kako
 Kinney park walk path today!

Our trees in the backyard, so beautiful!
 This is the cherry tree by the deck
Looking down to our forest :D

Monday, October 12, 2015

Fall walk at the park Sunday October 11, 2015

We have crossed this bridge many times!

The park looking back at the soccer fields.

Can you find the squirrel?

Here is a close up of her, mean mugging me!

Friday, July 31, 2015

Clayton and Jennifer's 5th Anniversary :D

Here are photos from the Cayman Islands where my son and daughter in law are celebrating their wedding anniversary!  I wish them many more.   My son got his Phd last Friday July 24th, 2015, so proud of him.

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Vacation May 2015

Vacaville, CA

Our son conference call on the porch 7 a.m.

I am all dressed to go to Sonoma wine tasting! Clayton working in the background :)

Steel horse at the Jameson winery - Mom and Jennifer (Cj didn't come with us)

At the entrance to the winery!

Jameson Winery (they imported those large tree logs from Oregon)

The vineyard and countryside!

Saying goodbye

In Clovis out to breakfast with Mary Ann, Kelly and friends!

Half Dome from Glacier Point

Walking up to Glacier Point!

Cinco de Mayo!  In Bishop at Aage & Vivian's home.   I taught Jayden and Justice how to make taquitos, they did a great job (150 made) Most of the Bishop family came over.  Mom made chilecilles, Sierra made beans and rice!             

Sierra, Vic and I 

Justice, Aage, Viv, Robert, Sid, Mom, Jaden, Mary Jane and Kiedis, Dorian and Isaiah

Justice had Prom (she is a junior)  

Happy Mother's day!!  Aage made us breakfast! thank you so much!

Bro Robert and Mom

Viv, me, mom and Vic!

Leaving Bishop for Las Vegas! I took mom to Chris Angel's magic show at the Luxor for Mother's day!  Stayed at the Luxor for a couple nights, gambled, ate and had fun!

We made it the Grand Canyon, Mom and I!

After an 8 hour drive we made it to Hermosa Beach, Calif! Hennesy's Irish pub for a beer and burger!

Sunset at Hermosa Beach, CA

View from our room at the Seasprite motel 

Mom on Hermosa Pier!

Sunset on the pier

Another photo I took of the the sunset!

Janessa came to visit us

A few days later Vic, Justice and Janessa joined us at the motel!

Justice and Janessa on the strand Hermosa beach!

going to dip our feet in the ocean, cold.  our motel in the background.

mom and I

Vic and Janessa

Justice and I

CSU Long Beach Dirtbags Baseball game 

Back at Hermosa Beach for a sunset swim 

Justice in the ocean

Seasprite Motel was good to us

Lunch in Hermosa before we leave.

looking back at our restaurants and shops

At Long Beach bay going to the aquarium.

Vivian and kids made it to Long Beach-lunch before the aquarium-hooters lol

At the aquarium shark tank!!

Shark keeps swimming by...pretty sure he is hungry!!

Mom, with the kids petting the sharks, mantarays and others

The proud family with Janessa!  Congratulations!

Throw your arms up in excitment You Did it!

CSU Long Beach Graduate and the pyramid on campus!

The next day mom and I drove 11 hours from Long Beach to Bishop then on to Yerington!!  It was snowing in the Sierra's so we drove up highway 6 through Hawthorne Nevada which was flooded.  The rain was coming down hard!  We endured the storms and made it home safe and sound.  After a month long trip we can say it was wonderful!