Monthly Archives: October 2012

Mom’s Last Day on Earth

Fourteen years ago today, my mother spent her last full day on earth. She had no idea she would be leaving us. Her departure was a surprise to all of us. I’ve often wondered if she might have spent that … Continue reading

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Watching that Gathering

Tonight we attended a wonderful Latin celebration at the LDS Conference Center in SLC, a “Light of the World” type production, entirely in Spanish, with music and dance and performers of all ages.  A couple of months ago, Adam wrote … Continue reading

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Does every house have a Panty Fairy?

Every four or eight weeks or so I find some soiled panties soaking in a shallow plastic bowl in the tub sink in our laundry room. They just appear (even when Claire seems to be living at BYU). Nothing is … Continue reading

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We’re All Together Again, We’re Here, We’re Here!

Adam came home Tuesday.  We tracked his flight online from Santiago to Atlanta, and then when the plane was hovering over Kansas, we got in the car and headed to Salt Lake Airport to be there to greet him.  We … Continue reading

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“. . . . and a Pumpkin in a Pear Tree. . . .”

I planted several varieties of pumpkins last spring in the corner of the playground.  I’m not sure what happened to them, but as summer progressed, only one of the plants survived.  I watched several small bright green pumpkins growing under … Continue reading

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Connection Points

[/caption] There are things in this world that never change.  Things my grandmother did, and her mother before her, things that are the same from generation to generation.  I call them my “connection points.”  When I do these things, I … Continue reading

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True Sisters by Sandra Dallas. A book about the Martin Handcart Company.

So last night I finished reading True Sisters by Sandra Dallas.  I like Sandra Dallas.  I’ve met her personally in Houston at the International Quilt Festival.  I’ve enjoyed her books.  Fun reads, many have quilt stories in them like the … Continue reading

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