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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!

Christmas Traditions Bless our Families

In the last 6 weeks or so, I’ve visited with about 170 missionaries who were away from home this Christmas.  I asked them to write down for me 2 of their family’s favorite Christmas traditions.  Actually, with most of them, … Continue reading

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A Birthday in Yakima!

It’s a new year and I’m a new age.  I was born on 5 January 1959.  Today I turn 59.  I think that’s a golden birthday, of sorts! 2017 was a wonderful year.  Most of my life is recorded daily … Continue reading

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President Thomas S. Monson (1927-2018)

Our dear Prophet, President Monson went Home last night.  His life was filled with kindness to others.  We will miss him.

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The Lewis Family, December 2017, Yakima

Photos by Claire

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A Lewis Family Christmas in Yakima 2017

Here is a look at our Lewis Family Christmas in Yakima this year!  I was down with the flu the week before the kids came, willing myself to be well when they arrived.  Aaron finished his last final at BYU, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving in Yakima 2017

We started our leisure morning with this beautiful full rainbow gracing our Yakima skies.  There was lots of visiting and catching up to do with the kids.  It’s SO NICE to have them here.  We all helped with the meal, … Continue reading

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Times are changing. Tracking our Kids.

Several months ago our kids talked us into using an app called Snapchat.  It’s the little white ghosty on the yellow background on my phone.  It took some talking to convince me that a photo that disappeared in 10 seconds … Continue reading

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