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PETE Stringfellow and Buzzy Martin jam at Walter Hansel Wine and Bistro

Two of my good friends PETE Stringfellow and Buzzy Martin came to dinner with me tonight at one of my favorite restaurants in Sonoma County, Walter Hansel Wine & Bistro. I called our host at the restaurant, Fred Callahan, ahead of time and he told me that he was excited to hear Buzzy and Pete ... Read More
 
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Courtney’s High School Graduation Party

Today was a great day for a party. The weather was great and many people showed up and had a great time. One of my good friends, Sally Tomatoes, did a great job in catering the party as well and everyone raved about the food. It is my belief that the meatballs are a signature ... Read More
 
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Courtney graduates from Montgomery High School

Courtney graduated from Montgomery High School. The graduation ceremony was awesome. “Once a Viking, always a Viking!” She is now heading to college! Here are some pictures from the event. [pwaplusphp album=”CourtneysGraduationMontgomeryHighMay2014″]
 
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Grapes of Rock

“Every rose has its thorn…” More than 4,000 fans sang along with rocker Bret Michaels at a concert at the Fort Mason Festival Pavilion in San Francisco on Nov. 3. The former Poison frontman used that song to close out Grapes of Rock, a concert benefiting the Santa Rosa Corps and San Francisco Command. Wayne ... Read More
 
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Courtney’s senior pictures photo shoot

Tonight Courtney went to Matanzas Winery and met with master photographer Robert Pierce. Here is the photo Courntey has selected for her senior photo: Here are some pictures from the photo shoot tonight and the final pictures from Robert’s studio. [pwaplusphp album=”Courtneysseniorphotoshoot”]
 
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Please remember our troops in action

Many of us Americans may have forgotten that our troops are still in places around the world where they are in harms way. Here is a video that may inspire you to reflect on what their lives are like.
 
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Wine Bottling 2013

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Today we bottled our 2012 “Sabina’s Syrah”. We were bottling at Kings Hill Vineyards. Everyone pitched in and we all had a great time. John and Jenny Hofherr of J&J Bottling were on-site with their awesome mobile bottling trailer. They also provided some rock and roll tunes that kept everyone moving! [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] We ... Read More
 
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Rowing tournament at Lake Folsom – rooting for Cal

Today Courtney and I went to the Aquatic Center at Lake Folsom and watched the rowing competition. We were guests of Rodney and Shirley Friedman, alumni of Cal. Rodney was the coxswain for Cal in 1956. Here are some pictures from the day: [pwaplusphp album=”RowingtournamentatLakeFolsomJune22013″]
 
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Secretariat wins the Triple Crown

[vc_row el_position=”first”] [vc_column] [vc_column_text el_position=”first last”] Check out this amazing video as one of the greatest horses of all time wins the Belmont Stakes. Not only did he win it, the nearest horse was 31 links behind. [/vc_column_text] [/vc_column] [/vc_row] [vc_row el_position=”last”] [vc_column] [videoembed type=”youtube” ratio=”sixteen_by_nine” url=”http://youtu.be/vfCMtaNiMDM” id=”video_0″ width=”550″ align=”aligncenter” shadow=”yes” el_position=”first last”] [/vc_column] [/vc_row]
 
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God answers prayers

[vc_row el_position=”first”][vc_column][vc_column_text el_position=”first last”] Check out this most amazing video. It shows a tornado survivor finds her dog during TV interview. This is truly and amazing thing to watch. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][videoembed type=”youtube” ratio=”sixteen_by_nine” url=”https://youtu.be/z8blMH_eNaI” id=”video_0″ width=”650″ height=”auto” align=”aligncenter” shadow=”yes” el_position=”first last” loop=”” autoplay=””][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row el_position=”last”][vc_column][vc_column_text el_position=”first last”] God is working for those who ask! [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]