Monthly Archives: April 2016

Edwin Markham

Edwin Markham, one of my very favorite poets, was born on this day in 1852.  I discovered him many years ago while reading through several thick volumes of poetry.  His words spoke to me and I’ve committed some of his … Continue reading

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Remembering Frances Ann Bushman b. 17 April 1855, Lehi, Utah

Jacob and Charlotte Bushman had 10 Children.  On this day in 1866, Frances Ann was born in Lehi, Utah. She died 26 January 1874 in Lehi at age 7.  Record of her birth and death can be found in the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Charlotte! b. 15 April 1840

Today is the birthday of my beloved Great-grandmother, Charlotte. The Theodore Turley Family Book, pp. 474-478 Charlotte Turley Bushman There had been much illness in Nauvoo when the Saints had fled from Far West, Missouri in 1839. Commerce (later named … Continue reading

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Beverly Cleary turns 100!

Today is a day I celebrate books, reading, and one of my favorite authors, Beverly Cleary.  I read everything she wrote when I was a child.  I’ve read The Mouse and the Motorcycle half a dozen times.  I re-enacted parts … Continue reading

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Theodore Turley born 215 years ago today!

Today is the 215th Birthday of Theodore Turley, my 3rd Great-Grandpa.  Sometimes I have a bad day.  Sometimes it’s hard to be away from home and family and friends.  Sometimes I complain or don’t notice all the blessings I am … Continue reading

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Remembering William Turley, father of Theodore Turley

Here is what I’ve been told about Theodore Turley’s father, William, who died on this day in 1841, 175 years ago. He was my 4th Great-Grandfather. Theodore Turley’s Father and Grandfather His father, William Turley, at that time was a … Continue reading

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StealthGearUSA

This is my brother and the company he started.  Pretty fun to watch it grow!  This article was in the Daily Herald this week.  We often laugh together about our work.  He builds holsters for guns and I build holsters … Continue reading

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