Monthly Archives: May 2022

Brigham Young University Campus Diorama

We were on campus today for a friend’s retirement party in the Hinckley Center.  There is a new diorama of the campus that was really fun to look at.  I’ve spent about 15 years as a student here and John … Continue reading

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Building Dresden Plates

I’ve cut, sewn and pressed more than 600 Dresden blades or petals these last couple of weeks.  Today I organized them by color so I could start building each block. This quilt will have 30 finished blocks, with 20 blades … Continue reading

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Preparing for Garden Receptions and Parties

We are 10 days away from Aaron and Abbey’s wedding reception in our backyard.  There is still plenty of work to do to get ready.  We’ve been working hard, tackling one garden bed after the next. Once upon a time, … Continue reading

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Mavis Hutchison, The Galloping Granny, Dies at Age 97

South African ultrarunning legend Mavis Hutchison dies Published by Sinazo Mkoko on May 20, 2022 Affectionately known as the “Galloping Granny”, Hutchinson passed away yesterday at the age of 97. She was a pioneer for women in running, and especially as an ultra-marathon … Continue reading

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Grandma Elsa’s Unfinished House Dress Quilt

When Grandma died, she left a few unfinished quilt tops.  This was one.  It’s nothing fancy.  No one wanted it.  I think it’s charming because when I pull it out, I remember Grandma’s dresses.  She sewed almost all of her … Continue reading

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The Cookie Walk Tradition Takes Hold

We had our second Cookie Walk this evening, on this second Sunday of the month.  This has quickly turned into a favorite neighborhood activity that I suspect will carry on far into our future. We were so busy hosting here … Continue reading

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Adam Lewis, Medical Doctor! KCU Graduation

Adam graduated from medical school today.  Just writing those words brings tears to my eyes.  Not only did he graduate, he matched and will get to continue his training at St. Louis University.  We are all so happy and proud.  … Continue reading

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Kansas City University Graduate Picnic

Baby Vivy came 7 days early.  A perfect child, not wanting to interfere too much with Adam’s graduation from medical school this week.  Today was the BBQ picnic on campus for the graduating class.  Adam has spent his last 5 … Continue reading

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Vivian Lewis Has Arrived!

Oh my!  We went to bed late last night, ready to go watch the kids in the morning while Heidi and Adam went to the hospital for her induction.  At 12:37 the phone rang.  Heidi was in labor, headed to … Continue reading

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Off to Kansas City–Baby Girl is Coming!

We did something we’ve never done before yesterday–we took our suitcases and got on Frontrunner in Orem and rode to the Salt Lake Airport.  $1.25 for each of us and free parking on both ends!  What a deal!  All of … Continue reading

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