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About annlaemmlenlewis

I am member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and I am currently serving as a Missionary in the Washington Yakima Mission. Welcome to my personal blog, Ann's Words, and my Mission blog, Our Yakima Mission. If you are interested in family history stories and histories, you can find those posted in Ann's Stories. Thanks for looking in!

A Bushman Family Reunion

John and I have just returned from a Bushman Family Reunion in Pennsylvania, where we celebrated the lives of my 3rd Great-grandparents, Martin and Elizabeth Degen Bushman.  Martin Bushman was born here in 1802.  His parents, Abraham and Ester Frank … Continue reading

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I Was Given A Gift

Today John and I went into our local Orem Costco to pick up some food, now that we’re home again. The parking lot was full of cars and there are new town homes surrounding it.  The mall nearby has had … Continue reading

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Beach Reading, Newport 2018

I’ve just spent 3 years without having time to read a book for fun.  I’ve really really missed reading.  I love books.  I love love love books.  I didn’t have much time to throw together my beach library box this … Continue reading

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Homecoming Talk –Sis Lewis 8 July 2018

Here are the notes I spoke from in my homecoming talk on Sunday.  These clips are a few of the highlights from talks and trainings I’ve given during the last 3 years. Lessons Learned God has a plan for us, … Continue reading

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A Missionary Gathering in Orem!

On Saturday, July 7th, after being home for a few days, we had a glimpse of Heaven.  We invited our returned missionaries and their families over for an afternoon of visiting and food and getting reacquainted.  We haven’t seen some … Continue reading

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Death to the Box TVs

Well, we are a little slow, but we are moving into the new age.  Today we hauled 5 old TVs to the dump.  When I suggested we put them out on the street with “FREE” signs on them, the kids … Continue reading

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The Lewis Family, 5 July 2018

While the whole family was together, we took some family photos in our backyard.  Adam, Heidi and Clark are here from Kansas City, Claire and Graham have moved into the Farm House next door, and Aaron is at BYU, living … Continue reading

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