Monthly Archives: February 2013


This evening in my Doctrine & Covenants class we talked about Jesus’s words in Section 38, “I have made the earth rich, and behold it is my footstool.” Jesus tells us the riches of the earth and the riches of … Continue reading

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FTC Update!

This week I finished sewing all the fabric strip sets that were hiding under the ping pong table. A day or two later I went to play at a friend’s house, where we stitched together and I showed her the … Continue reading

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Some People by Rachel Field

Isn’t it strange some people make You feel so tired inside, Your thoughts begin to shrivel up Like leaves all brown and dried! But when you’re with some other ones, It’s stranger still to find Your thoughts as thick as … Continue reading

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Today is Claire’s Birthday

Nineteen years ago this evening I attended our book club gathering where we discussed Laurel Thatcher Ulrich’s book, A Midwife’s Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on her Diary, 1785-1912. This book won the Pulitzer Prize for History in … Continue reading

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I lost control

Several months ago I decided to make a Postage Stamp I Spy Quilt. I started cutting 2″ strips of every fun and colorful fabric I could find in my stash. I cut the 2″ strips into 6 1/2″ pieces, then … Continue reading

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I have an aversion to odd numbers, particularly primes

Every morning when I wake, I glance over at the clock on my night stand. It displays numbers that change with every passing minute. I am always just a bit relieved when the number is an odd number, because that … Continue reading

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I live with boys

A message from Adam while he visited from BYU.  Yes, I live with boys.

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I was just thinking, dosesn’t it make your heart sing when you hear FebRUary pronounced correctly? Happy new month!

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