Monthly Archives: January 2014

Women in Fruit Heights, Utah Help Days for Girls!

   I had a lovely distraction this week the night Aaron flew out.  I traveled with my DfG companions to Fruit Heights, an hour or more north of here, where my dear friend Julie Treadwell met us and introduced us … Continue reading

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Group Hug

Well, he’s gone.  And we got a short but excited email from Santiago this afternoon telling us he’s safe and sound in the Missionary Training Center in Santiago, where he’ll spend the next 6 weeks learning to speak Spanish. They’ll … Continue reading

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Solace in a Spoon

I had a quiet sad few moments today.  Aaron had breakfast with his cousins and Adam, Heidi and Claire, then he blew in for a few moments and we sat on his bed, getting his clothes ready to pack.  I … Continue reading

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Aaron soon leaves for 2 years in Chile

Here are a few photos from last night’s Mission Farewell Party for Aaron.  We had a house full of family, friends and neighbors who came to wish Aaron well.  Today he did a fabulous job speaking in church, sharing his … Continue reading

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Thanks for Good Friends

I’m thinking this evening about my good friends.  I have so many good friends surrounding me who are engaged in good causes.  This morning early I went to a Young Women’s Event in Salt Lake organized by a dear friend, Cathy … Continue reading

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Love

Why not share it?

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Murray Utah Girls provide a Huge Service –Days for Girls at Work!

I’ve just returned from another fabulous evening of girls and women helping girls!  This evening in Murray, Utah, more than 120 bright eyed, beautiful young women and some mothers and leaders filled a gym with love.   On a school night … Continue reading

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Time is Ticking

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Happy Birthday Ruby Lundquist Smuin, b. 6 January 1898

Today is my Grandmother Ruby’s birthday.  She died on the 19th of February, a few weeks after I was born in 1959, so I never really knew her.  But I know she met me and held me, and that’s enough for … Continue reading

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I am a Senior Citizen!

Yesterday was my 55th Birthday.  A friend recently sent me an email listing all the places where I can now ask for discounts on restaurants, groceries,  retail, apparel, travel, accommodations, activities and entertainment, and other miscellaneous purchases.  The list was several … Continue reading

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