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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.

Remembering My Mom, 20 Years After Her Death

Twenty Things I Know About My Mom, Grace Helen Smuin Laemmlen 1. She was born in Glendale, CA, and grew up in San Gabriel near Pasadena. She worked on the Rose Bowl Parade floats every year while she was in … Continue reading

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How we used to find people

I have been sorting and organizing the piles in my sewing room.  In the last week I’ve uncovered about 20 years of quilting magazines that I could never bear throwing away.  I’m not a clutter-free sort of person, I’m a … Continue reading

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It’s Great to be a Grandma!

I’ve just spent a week in Kansas City, Missiouri, with GRANDCHILDREN!  Having been away, I’m still getting used to the fact that I’m a grandma and now I can visit my 2 grandchildren!  This is just about as good as … Continue reading

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Quilting at the Cabin During Conference Weekend

We’ve had a Glorious General Conference Weekend at the cabin filled with inspiration and goodness.  We learned of some big changes to our Sunday meeting schedule and 12 more new temples, including one in Lagos, Nigeria were announced.  I am … Continue reading

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Our First Missionary Reunion 5 October 2018, Orem

Mission Tradition calls for missionary reunions held the weekend of General Conference in October and in April.  Missionaries who’ve served all over the world get together with their Mission Presidents and Mission Moms for these reunions.  We had our first … Continue reading

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Introducing Josie Lewis!

Adam and Heidi welcomed this little darling into our family today.  Her name is Josie.  She made her entrance at 12:47 p.m., measuring 6 lbs 9 oz. and she is 20 inches long. We were excited to hear that Adam … Continue reading

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What Are Little Boys Made Of?

We have been home from Washington for a couple of months now and we have been cleaning and sorting and organizing our home, as we step back into it.  When you go away from your Stuff for a long time, … Continue reading

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