Monthly Archives: June 2022

ROAD TRIP!! Orem to St. Louis with the 3 Grandkids!

Oh boy, here we go!  It’s Grann and Grandpa with Clark, Josie and Margot and 3 days of road ahead of us!  Did I mention the FULL car??  The car was FULL, every inch.  Plus 3 car seats and the … Continue reading

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Summer 2022 Fun with the Grandkids

Here’s a collection of fun photos from our happy June with the kids.  Adam was able to stay a few days after the reception, but then he had to fly back to St Louis to start his residency program there.  … Continue reading

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Josie, My Quilting Girl!

I had so many cute fabric scraps after making the Zaggy Squares quilt top, I decided to see if Josie wanted to help me iron them and use them to make some little quilts.  She was immediately enthralled.  We gathered … Continue reading

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Washington Yakima Mission Reunion 2022

This evening was incredible.  We held our WYM Reunion here in the back yard.  We’ve decided on a once a year reunion from here on out, held in the summer on a Saturday afternoon, so our friends have time to … Continue reading

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Zaggy Squares Quilt

Inspired by Paula McKinley’s quilt, I came home last week and started pulling fabric to make one of my own.  Oh, my, I love pulling fabric for a new project!! I’m going to fast forward a bit and show what … Continue reading

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The Paper Dolls by Julia Donaldson

Today we read a book called The Paper Dolls by our favorite children’s author, Julie Donaldson. She wrote The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom, Snail on the Whale, Stick Man and many other books the kids LOVE. The Paper Dolls … Continue reading

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Paula McKinley: “Stolen Moments and Scraps of Time”

When I heard Paula McKinley was giving a trunk show today at the Utah Valley Quilt Guild, I made sure I was there.  Paula and I are like-minded quilters and soulmates.  We also share a love for family history–she was … Continue reading

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Aaron’s Friend Group

Aaron has a gift of bringing people together.  His friend group is large and they get together often.  Many of those gatherings happen at our pool.  I love how loyal Aaron is to his friends.

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Baby Vivian’s Baby Blessing

This evening Heidi’s Robins family joined the Lewis family to celebrate baby Vivy.  We ate up all the leftovers from yesterday’s reception party, then gathered as Adam gave Vivian a name and a blessing, which will be hers on the … Continue reading

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Snails, Snails, Snails, 5 cents a Snail!

Clark saw a toy he wanted.  He asked if he could earn some money to buy that toy.  John told him that if he picked snails out of our gardens, he’d give him 5 cents a snail.  The snails here … Continue reading

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