A New Semester

Tuesday 28 August 2012

This is my very first post on a blog.  I’ve started this blog as a place to write about my life, my memories, my family and the things I love.  I imagine it will be a place to dump random thoughts outside of my daily journal.  Maybe nuggets that would be lost otherwise, or just bits and pieces of who and why I am.

Today was my first day of a new semester at BYU–I’m an old student.  My first ever day at BYU was in 1977.  It’s still a thrilling thing to walk onto campus and find a new classroom at the beginning of a new semester.  I graduated from BYU in 1984.  About 9 years ago I came back, and I haven’t stopped coming back, semester after semester ever since.  Today’s classes number 72 and 73 on my list during these last 9 years.   I’m excited for this semester.  I’m taking a memoir writing class on composing personal histories and a history class called Mormonism Among Christian Theologies.  Only two classes this time.  I’m trying to cut back a bit so that I have more time for writing and research, and a bit of quilting.

This week my daughter, Claire entered the world of BYU.  She moved out Sunday evening sometime after 11 p.m.  She’s had her first 2 days of classes now and I’m doing my best not to hover.  She did call today to see if I’d bring one item to campus for her:  an eyelash brush.  Wow.  I found it by her sink, but I also took her some peaches to feed her soul.  She seems happy and preoccupied.  She has begun to launch.

About annlaemmlenlewis

I am member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and I am currently serving as a Missionary in the Washington Yakima Mission. Welcome to my personal blog, Ann's Words, and my Mission blog, Our Yakima Mission. If you are interested in family history stories and histories, you can find those posted in Ann's Stories. Thanks for looking in!
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