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About annlaemmlenlewis

Welcome to my personal blog, Ann's Words. It's nice of you to visit! To find family history stories and histories, please visit my other blog, Ann's Stories. To learn about my missionary service, please visit Our Washington Yakima Mission 2015-2018.

Days for Girls Work is a Blessing to So Many!

It has been a joy to step back into our Days for Girls work here in Orem since our return in July.  Every Thursday we gather at Building Q here in Orem (585 East 1200 North) from 10:00 until 2:00.  … Continue reading

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The Dedication of the BYU Engineering Building and our Son Aaron, the Engineer

We were invited today to attend the dedication of the new Engineering Building at BYU.  Our son, Aaron is a 3rd year Mechanical Engineering student, and he spends a good deal of time in that building.  Elder Bednar spoke and … Continue reading

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Bringing Home the Tree!

Growing up in Reedley, CA, we always went to a Christmas Tree Farm to cut a fresh tree.  It was always the beginning of the holiday season.   I think these photos were taken around 1972 or 1973 when I was … Continue reading

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Places Planted in My Heart

There are two places foreign to my feet, but home to my soul.  These two lands are far from where I grew up, or from where I live now, but in both, I feel so at home, I can hardly … Continue reading

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Tomorrow we fly!

Tomorrow I return to Africa, my other home!

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Seeing through her eyes

I went to visit my dear friend, Penny this week.  She is fighting to stay with us and we are fighting to keep her just a bit longer.  When you’re with someone you love who doesn’t have much time left … Continue reading

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Grandma Grace Rememberies by Granddaughter, Claire Lewis, age 5

These words are from Claire right after Grandma Grace’s funeral on 1 Nov 1998: Grandma had curly yellowish hair. She liked to take care of us and read stories to us–the girl that rides on the goose (Mother Goose). She … Continue reading

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