Monthly Archives: September 2014

Today we packed 1700 kits for Zimbabwe!

Last week at our monthly Third Thursday DfG workday, a beautiful gal who was serging pulled me aside and said, “I need to talk to you.”  I immediately recognized her South African accent, and was thrilled to meet her.  Her … Continue reading

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On the Road–DfG goes to Vernal, Utah!

This is my dear friend, Nena Caldwell from Vernal.  We met several years ago at the American Quilting Retreat.  Last March at the retreat, we introduced our Days for Girls project to the 120 quilters there.  (See https://annlaemmlenlewis.wordpress.com/2014/03/23/130-women-130-sewing-machines-one-room/ ).  I love women … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Johnny Appleseed!

I found the interesting history below on John Chapman and wanted to share it today: Today is the birthday of John Chapman, better known as Johnny Appleseed, born in 1774 in Leominster, Massachusetts. So much lore surrounds his life, it … Continue reading

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Can you feel the love? I can! Cedar Hills Girls Camp does DfG!

Before you read another word, please click on this photo so that it will fill your entire screen.  Look at the beautiful faces of all of these young women from Cedar Hills, Utah.  Look at the hundreds of kits they … Continue reading

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An Interesting Experiment

Last week in our Family History Class we had a lesson on Journal Keeping and things we can do to make our writing more interesting.  As we discussed things like using more description and detail and describing daily routines, I … Continue reading

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On the Front Porch This Evening–

Every day I come home from somewhere, I go check the front porch.  I usually find something there, like a box of Ziploc bags, or a bag of cute girl’s undies, or little bag of hotel soaps.  Sometimes I find … Continue reading

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Relief Society Retreat at the Cabin

Yesterday my neighbors and friends and I headed up the canyon to Sundance to enjoy a Saturday Retreat at the cabin.  We had a fabulous day, filled with food, visiting, creating cards, a bit of BYU football (great win over UVA), hiking, … Continue reading

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