Monthly Archives: April 2013

Celebrating 100 Blog Posts!

Last Fall I took a Memoir writing class at BYU. At the beginning of the semester, we were given the assignment to start a blog and write for at least 8 minutes a day, at least 5 days a week. … Continue reading

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Chaim Potok on filling one’s life with meaning:

We go to the beach every summer with the family. One of our favorite places to eat is The Crab Cooker–a fun and informal local dive with crunchy bread sticks and crab legs. I took this picture of a sign … Continue reading

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Fabric: a blessing of righteous living!

I was reading in the first chapter of Alma this week about the prospering of the church during the days of Alma, as the people of that day worked to establish a Zion Society. Their many trials are described, but … Continue reading

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A Walk of Art

Claire Lewis hangs her art project between a tree and a lamppost on Center Street in Provo during a street display by students form BYU’s new genre class Friday, April 5, 2013. MARK JOHNSTON/Daily Herald [Here’s the Cover Story of … Continue reading

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Days for Girls, women at work!

Last month I sent word out to all my nice friends, telling them about the wonderful experience I had watching women at work making sanitation kits for young women around the world [see March 8 entry]. I decided that I’d … Continue reading

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A Prayer by John Drinkwater (1882-1937)

I shared this poem this week with a favorite professor who gave a masterful discourse on what he calls “the gulf between what we know and how we behave.” This poem has been a favorite of mine for many years. … Continue reading

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Good bye VHS!

There’s been a man in our family room all day today, rebuilding the shelves where our old big box TV used to sit. A couple of months ago that old TV died. The kids Cheered–until John and I moved another … Continue reading

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A Lesson From the Daisies

Not far outside the walls of the old city of Jerusalem lies a beautiful garden quietly secluded from the noisy world surrounding it. There is a sense of sacredness within its walls. Upon entering the garden, one’s eyes are drawn … Continue reading

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