Monthly Archives: August 2013

It doesn’t matter if they don’t want to hear

This evening John and I went to hear some world class storytellers perform at Orem’s annual Timpanogos Storytelling Festival.  People come to this event from all over the world.  Several tellers shared favorite stories this evening, out under the stars in … Continue reading

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The Assigment Has Been Made!

Got an email today with this screen shot from our Bishop.  Now we wait for the letter to arrive telling Aaron where he will spend 2 years of his life!

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A BYU Family

We are a BYU Family.  John and I both attended and received degrees from BYU (before we knew each other).  And this semester all three of our kids will be BYU students.  It’s the first time ever in our family … Continue reading

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One Year Anniversary of this Blog!

An amazing thing has happened.  I have been writing on this blog for one year.  Last Fall I signed up for a Memoir class at BYU and one of our first assignments was to create a blog and write on it … Continue reading

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Inch by Inch, Life’s a Cinch, or Stitch by Stitch

Here is an applique project I’ve recently been working on.  The pattern is taken from an old antique quilt called “Whig Rose.”  I made the blocks many years ago, then set it aside.  About a year ago I got it … Continue reading

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Pushing the SEND Button

Well, today the SEND button will be pushed.  That means Aaron’s missionary application will be electronically sent and we will start waiting for his mission call to be issued.  Sometime in the next 2 weeks, he will be assigned to … Continue reading

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In Memory of Val Dan MacMurray

I attended a funeral today for my friend and colleague, Val MacMurray.  I lived and worked in Nigeria from 1983 to 1987, working for a humanitarian organization called The Thrasher Research Fund.  Val was the director of our program, which was … Continue reading

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BYU Education Week

This week I’ve attended Education Week at BYU.  Every year (for the last 91 years), before the students begin Fall Semester, the campus is opened to the world for Education Week.  Professors, presenters, and speakers from all over the nation … Continue reading

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May Hall, BYU 1977

My first semester at BYU I lived in the dorms.  May Hall, 1977.  It was the newest dorm in Helaman Halls and I was excited to be there.  I moved in to room 1220 with my couple of suitcases full … Continue reading

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Aunt Ada Rosa Flory Lundquist and her Quilts

Theodore Turley’s daughter, Charlotte married Jacob Bushman and they had 10 children.  Grace Honor Bushman, my great grandmother, was number seven. born in Lehi, Utah in 1873.  In 1892 when she was 18 years old she married Emanuel Richard Lundquist.  They had a happy … Continue reading

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