Monthly Archives: May 2013

Today Aaron Graduates!

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A Sad Discovery

I went out to the playground this week to check out the secret fort. I wanted to leave a fun little note for whoever was escaping there. To my surprise, the entire fort, every brick and board and rope was … Continue reading

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A Lewis Family Memorial Day

Here’s how we celebrate Memorial Day around here: Adam Lewis, Spanish Fork Cemetery Aaron, Claire and Cousins Aaron Lewis Boy Cousins Girl Cousins Remembering Family Food! Ann’s Memorial Day Beans Volleyball (Marrieds vs. Singles) Ann’s Memorial Day Beans (I’ve made … Continue reading

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One Hundredth Part

One of my 3rd great grandfathers was James Holt. He married Mary Pain in Tennessee in 1830. She mothered 8 children in her young life, dying at age 30. I married at age 31. Our life paths have been different, … Continue reading

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Blanca’s Quilt

Today I finished a quilt for my dear friend, Blanca. She is battling breast cancer. Blanca comes to my home every couple of weeks to help me do things I don’t like to do. I love her and the kind … Continue reading

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The World Was Old When We Got Here

we could see that, easy. Paint and birch bark curling, dried up wells and leaky faucets, weeping willows and bent windmills shrieking in the breeze. Driven outside, we swung our legs from the seats of rusted tractors tangled in dead … Continue reading

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Claire’s Feet. The casts come off.

This week the casts came off! And the stitches came out. And the boots went on. No walking for a couple of more weeks. Each day gets a little better. And each day we all get a little stronger lifting … Continue reading

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