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!

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

A Quiet Evening at Home

Shauna is reading Paul Johnson's "A History of the Jews." I am half way through Proust's seven volume "Remembrance of Things Past," which I first read in 1971 at Duke under the tutelage of Wallace Fowlie. We are drinking hot chocolate which Shauna made with real cream. Decadent! Outside, it is snowing again.

Sunday, February 17, 2013


I am not really into flowers! This is the dress Amanda made out of moss, which I though was very daring, innovative and pretty!

Saturday, February 16, 2013

Shauna Burgon Valentine at 7 a.m.

Every day her lucky husband thinks she looks like a million bucks as she drives to BYU - McKay College of Education - to work her magic. Up at 6:00 a.m., she exercises and talks about the day with me.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Amanda and her designer pals from "Project Runway."

Amanda and her designer friends at "Fashion Week" in New York City.

Bob and Shauna in NYC for "Fashion Week"

Gina came with us, too.

Sunday, February 3, 2013

Lone Peak is a mountain north of Highland, Utah, 11,253 feet (3,430 m) elevation. Last Saturday, our son-in-law Jon James (Gina's husband; father of four of our grandchildren) and his ski pals took five hours to reach the top (with special pads on the bottom of their skis) and only one hour to ski down. Our home is somewhere down in the valley. Yes, he carries a lot of life insurance!
Notice all of the high tech safety equipment that Jon and his pals carry with them in case of an avalanche.