Monthly Archives: June 2013

Theodore Turley, here I come!

This is my 3rd great grandfather, Theodore Turley. I’ve spent several years trying to uncover the details of his life. In a few days I’m going to Toronto, Canada to walk where he walked and to search for evidence of … Continue reading

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Human lives are not pieces of string

I shall start at the beginning. Though of course the beginning is never where you think it is. Our lives are so important to us that we tend to think the story of them begins with our birth. First there … Continue reading

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A Box of Old Swim Suits

I found the box of my old swim suits down in the basement yesterday. It was labeled “Prom Dresses, Letterman’s Sweater and Old Swim Suits.” The dresses, mostly homemade (by me) brought back floods of memories, but the suits, faded … Continue reading

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Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand

Last night at our Book Club we had a special treat. Helen Josephine, the wife of Lorren Stoddard came to visit with us. She lives in Salt Lake and is the aunt of one of my Book Club girlfriends. Her … Continue reading

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An Outing to the Sports Store

Aaron commandeered me to take him to Sports Authority (with my credit card) to buy him (and Adam) some support underwear to wear with their swimsuits. $20+/pair. Three pair for each of them set me back almost $150! Incredible! I … Continue reading

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Find-A-Grave Hits 100 Million Memorials!

If you are not familiar with the Find-A-Grave website, you need to learn about it. This last weekend, they topped 100 Million memorial pages with information, including headstone photos, histories, links to other family members, and photos of loved ones … Continue reading

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Charlotte Owens is Married!

Charlotte & Logan Steele, Married 1 June 2013, Mesa Temple We flew to Arizona this weekend to attend our niece, Charlotte’s wedding.  It was 111 degrees there yesterday as we celebrated with her at the Mesa Temple.  Charlotte is the … Continue reading

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