Robert & Shauna Valentine Family

Robert Young Valentine and Shauna Burgon Valentine met at BYU, fell in love and were married in 1967. They have lived in Provo, Utah; Durham and Laurinburg, North Carolina; and, for nearly three decades in Lincoln, Nebraska. Bob and Shauna moved back to Utah in 2004 into a new home in Highland. They have five grown children, Christopher, Lisa, Gina, James and Amanda and a lot of grandchildren. Enjoy news and photos of our growing family. Send comments, too. Stay in touch!

Sunday, May 25, 2008

¡Viva España! I can't believe James in playing guitar in Madrid!

Left to Right, Vicente Abellán Bagán, Robert Young Valentine and the UNICAR, SA salesmen at the 1988 Barcelona Car Show.
Adam Levine is one of the best crooners in the world.
James Valentine makes a guitar sing!
James Valentine's father Robert spent many years doing business in Spain, mostly selling Chief Automotive Systems frame straightening machines through his distributor Vicente Abellán Bagán in Barcelona. Robert has covered almost every province in Spain with high quality body shop equipment. He loves Spain and his old business partners and customers throughout the country. ¡Gracias, colegas, por muchos años de gran éxito y amistad!

With the weak U.S. dollar, el viejo Roberto wishes he were selling U.S. equipment overseas again! These are great times for U.S. manufacturers to sell their discounted products overseas!

Maroon 5 played again in Madrid on May 24, 2008, this time in the fabulous Palacio de los Deportes. James' older brother Christopher lived for two years in northern Spain as an LDS missionary many years ago before becoming a successful physician. James' aunt Cristy Valentine also lived in Spain for two years back in the 1970's as a missionary. She later worked in the Reagan White House and U.S. State Department. Muchos miembros de la familia Valentine hablan español bastante bien. El hermano de James tiene muchos pacientes en su despacho médico de México que hablan muy poco inglés, pero el Dr. Valentine les habla en español con un acento de España. "¡Ay, el doctor es de España", dicen muy agradecidos! ¡Viva España! These recent pictures were copied from the m5blog.typepad fan web site.


Blogger VeeVeeGal said...

This truly seems to come full circle... Family members working there, having experiences in Spain, and BOOM, James is in Spain bringing smiles to so many Maroon 5 fans faces...What a wonderful feeling, right?

Your joy for your family shows in every word that you both write...Many blessings go out to you all:)


May 26, 2008 at 12:03 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Your son is a very talented young man. He's also a hottie...good genes from mum and dad! :oP

May 27, 2008 at 4:23 AM  
Anonymous ANDREA! said...

I'm from Argentina.. and I'm still waiting Maroon 5 comes here =)
buena suerte.. éxitos!
y tiene un hijo muy talentoso, que integra la mejor banda del mundo!
I hope you could understand.. a bit spanish ;)

best wishes..


June 17, 2008 at 8:15 PM  
Blogger Tania Calvache said...

What a lovely blog,
I want one like this,
and a family like yours too


November 25, 2008 at 7:34 PM  

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