Monthly Archives: July 2017

A Red Letter Day in a White Coat. Student Doctor Adam Lewis

This morning in Kansas City, Adam, our firstborn was welcomed into the medical world at Kansas City University.  During the White Coat Ceremony, each new medical student receives their white coat, a huge honor.  He is finally on his path!Adam … Continue reading

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A Visit from Roger & Jeanne Minert

This morning we stopped at Johnson’s Fruit Stand for delicious cherries, apricots, plumcots and peaches.  I love the feel of this family fruit farm.  We also picked up a warm cherry pie and some oatmeal pear cookies, our favorites!  We … Continue reading

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Moving Day for Adam, Heidi and Clark

It shouldn’t feel so sad because we are so far away, but it does.  Adam and Heidi and little Clark drive away tomorrow in this big truck filled with everything they own.  They are leaving the Farm House where they’ve … Continue reading

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The Bamako Mali Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was organized 9 July 2017!

The first LDS Branch in Mali was organized today in Bamako! A second group was organized near Ouelessebougou in the village of Farako. My friends in Mali rejoice today. I rejoice with them! On May 23, Elder Bednar visited Ouelessebougou … Continue reading

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The Dedication of the Historical Marker at the Churchville Cemetery 8 July 2017

My 3rd Great-grandfather, Theodore Turley moved his family from England to Upper Canada around 1825.  He settled in York, then later moved his family to Churchville, where he acquired some land along the Credit River. This weekend a family history … Continue reading

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Cleansed through His blood

Here is a journal entry I made on 2 April 2008: Last night as I re-read Alma 5 in the Book of Mormon, I was impressed with the words in vs. 21-27 where it describes how “no man can be … Continue reading

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