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Pinecone feeders

November 17, 2017

Blowing Up Old Blasting Caps

July 20, 2017

Anna reports on some explosive devices found in the metal tool shed next to the barn. “Terry saw them in the shed, they were in the original box, clearly labeled.   T called the sheriff cause he knew better than to touch them. He still needs his hands. They came with 1/2 a dozen vehicles…Read the Rest »

There’s a new DOLOP in town!

July 18, 2017

The Fairley branch is welcoming a new twig to their family tree.  Welcome to the world William Kristopher Anderson!  Born 7-18-2017, Weighing 7lb., 14oz. and 20″ tall. Proud parents are Kristopher and Laura Anderson. Grandparents are Joel and Sue Fairley and proud great grandmother is Carol Fairley! Little Will is Dolop #133! Save

Introducing Dolop #132

July 4, 2017

This little guy is Hugo Alexander Lipinski. His birthday is May 27, 2017 and he weighed 7 lbs. and was 19″ long.  He is the son of Danae and Andre Lipinski.  Proud grandparents are Mark and Donna Hutson and gt grandparents are Clyde and Peggy Johnston.  Congratulations to all and welcome, little Hugo!  You’re DOLOP132!…Read the Rest »

Monteen

April 29, 2017

Newest DOLOP!

April 3, 2017

Welcome our newest DOLOP, Samson Pascal Beltran, son of Bonnie Heitz and John Beltran.  This little guy arrived March 31, 2017 weighing in at 5 lbs. 13 ozs.  Congratulation to Bonnie and John, grandparents Joe and Sandi Heitz, and great grandma Lucille. Save Save

Portrait of an ancestor

March 22, 2017

I found this picture of my (G-2) 13th gt-grandfather as I was doing some poking around in the Pteete geneology.  His name is Sir Anthony Wingfield (1475-1552).  Thought you might be interested in seeing it.

Monteen update 1/27/17

January 27, 2017

Susan writes: We want to let everyone know that after a couple of weeks at the rehab facility Monteen is now back home!! We are so pleased that her hip is healing just the way it’s supposed to! She will continue rehab here at home. We are also so grateful for all of the support….Read the Rest »

Rain

January 9, 2017

Anna took this picture while walking around the Grass Valley property yesterday. This is the dam at the crossing to the lower pasture. Save

Prayer request for Monteen

January 2, 2017

Linda writes: Monteen is at Kaiser Sand Canyon, was admitted last night. Surgery this morning. The procedure is a right hip hemiarthroplasty. She fell last Friday @ 12:40 a.m., on her way to make some hot chocolate. Worked the Hospice protocol until last night when we called the paramedics for transport. Update: She is in…Read the Rest »

Merry Christmas! Here’s a sneak peek of our Christmas photo shoot

December 3, 2016

Stephanie Poteete, Xiomara (11) and La’a (3) Christmas 2016

Allison and Ricky get married! 10/8/16

November 18, 2016

Allison sent this video highlight of her wedding to Ricky Del Zompo for us to enjoy. What a beautiful event!  Thanks for sharing it with us, Allison!

Veterans Day through the Eyes of an Orange County Child

November 11, 2016

Here is a link to another, different article that showcases Sophia. It also includes a nice picture of David. Well done Soso! http://patch.com/california/lakeforest-ca/veterans-day-through-eyes-orange-county-child

Sophia Spurgeon’s Veteran’s Day Tribute

November 10, 2016

One of our G-4s, Sophia Spurgeon, wrote this lovely tribute to our veterans.  It was published today in the Rancho Post Gazette.  She wrote: “Veterans Day is important because it celebrates the people who fought in the wars. By fighting they help protect America. They also sacrifice their lives for us. I think they are…Read the Rest »

Peter and his Carlos Santana mural

October 28, 2016

Dear family, You might be interested in looking at these two you tube videos. They’re pretty cool. Turn your sound on to hear Peter. Also, note that it is in two parts. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qa0F8iow20o&feature=youtu.be https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tsk2LelNIfo

Date Set for DOLOP Reunion 2017!!!!!

October 20, 2016

We have a date for the DOLOP reunion next year!  Mark your calendars for the first weekend in October–October 6-8.  We will be gathering at Mark and Donna’s farm in Chowchilla, the site of the 2002 and 2008 reunions.  This is a very important weekend because Reinette will be celebrating her 100th birthday on October…Read the Rest »

A very special ride!

September 14, 2016

September 9th, 2016

September DOLOPs!

September 6, 2016

Tribute to Max, by David Tanner

July 11, 2015

Max, by a good friend, David Tanner September 2006 Gray and old and with quavering voice Max lies in his home office in a hospital bed and converses. Lungs that once sucked in the desert air flying over Northern Africa during WW II are now barely functional. Arms and legs once strong and vital have…Read the Rest »

Thank you, Wayne!

July 2, 2015

Isn’t it a privilege to be a part of this family? We are unique, gifted and giving in  countless ways. Right now, we’d like to tell you about one individual in particular that has made quite a mark in our family.

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