Category Archives: Grace

Nothing says Christmas like grandkids!

Grace awoke this morning and announced that Santa had whispered “Merry Christmas” to her. She found he’d left a gigantic doll house for her and a rocking horse with a jaunty baseball head for James. Before the excitement of the … Continue reading

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Nothing like Christmas Eve to excite little girls

The Dawn Jogger headed to Oakland on Christmas Eve afternoon to spend the night with Grace and the gang in anticipation of Santa’s visit. First on the “to do” list was the 4:30 service at St. John’s, an Episcopal church … Continue reading

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Nothing says “thanks” better than olive fingers

A milestone of sort was achieved today. There is the moment in every parent’s life when they become the guest at holiday gatherings. It happened to the Dawn Jogger today. She drove over the Julie and John’s recently purchased home … Continue reading

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Dawn jog eclipsed by visit with Santa

The Dawn Jogger saw a spectacular red sunrise this morning as she was making her way across the Stanford golf course and around Lake Lagunita. But that sight was eclipsed by Grace’s visit with Santa at the Stanford Shopping Center … Continue reading

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All about Grace day at preschool

When the Dawn Jogger, attending Grandparent day/Thanksgiving lunch at Grace’s preschool, learned it was “all about Grace day,” she wondered when it is not. (At least in the DJ’s mind; Grace is quite happy being a good little girl even … Continue reading

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Learning about being a prima dona

It wasn’t until Grace and the gang left just a bit ago (all the better to beat the Stanford/Oregon traffic) did the Dawn Jogger realize that it was one year ago that the male DJ’s memorial service was held. She … Continue reading

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She’s having a birthday – Grace turns 4

Grace turned four years old yesterday but the family celebration was today. The female Dawn Jogger can still remember vividly the excitement she and the male DJ shared when they drove to Walnut Creek the day after she was born. … Continue reading

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