Monthly Archives: September 2015

Inside a Mormon Mission

If any of you every want to take a look inside the world of Mormon Missionaries, come join me here: I’m keeping track of our mission experiences on this other blog.  Our lives are full and busy every single day.  It’s joyful … Continue reading

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The welfare of each

There was a farmer who grew excellent quality corn. Every year he won the award for the best grown corn. One year a newspaper reporter interviewed him and learned something interesting about how he grew it. The reporter discovered that … Continue reading

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The saddest part

There are no happy endings. Endings are the saddest part, So just give me a happy middle And a very happy start. Shel Silverstein was born on this day in 1930. I’ve had some very sad endings this week.  I haven’t … Continue reading

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Happy 85th Birthday, Arthur Rudolf Laemmlen b. 20 September 1930

This is my Dad.  He turns 85 today!  My Dad helped me learn a few important things, like how to get the water to the end of the row, how to name every weed in the fields, how to use … Continue reading

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Chile earthquake: massive 8.3 magnitude tremor strikes Santiago

We just got this email from Aaron’s Mission President in Santiago: You may have heard news reports this evening that there was an 8.3 earthquake in Chile this evening. The epicenter was approximately 3 hours north of Santiago off the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Adam Laemmlen Lewis! b. 14 September 1991

Today my firstborn, Adam, turns 24.  Here are some of the last photos I took of him working in the garden before we left for Washington.   That face melts my heart.  Always has, always will.

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Leading Israeli Rabbi Says the Arrival of the Messiah is Imminent

Here is an article I find interesting: Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky, a leading authority in mainstream Ultra-Orthodox Judaism, has been giving clear and unequivocal messages recently that the coming of the Messiah is imminent. He is urging Jews to make Aliyah … Continue reading

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