Category Archives: Lewis Family

John is 65 Today!

This week we went to a “Retirement Counselor” at BYU to talk about our future.  John’s been working full-time at BYU since our return from Washington.  July 1st will be his last day.  That means things are going to change … Continue reading

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A Favorite Healthy Hearty Soup!

I’ve been making this soup quite often and it’s become a new favorite.  Here’s how I do it: Brown some hamburger and/or sausage with a large onion. Add a 1 quart carton of chicken or vegetable broth and 1 large … Continue reading

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A Lewis Family Gathering

It occurred to me this week that I’m so busy looking for stories and histories and documents and photos of people in my family’s past, that sometimes I neglect the present, and those in our family now.  We had a … Continue reading

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A Weekend Get-Away at the Grand America

Eleven years ago I received a lovely Christmas gift from John–a weekend get-away at the finest hotel west of the Mississippi.  Then life happened.  Every few years, we’d pull out the gift certificate and wonder when we might break away … Continue reading

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A Visit to Reedley, My California Hometown

This last weekend, John, Claire, Graham and I flew to Fresno, then drove 40 minutes to my hometown in Reedley.  I love going home.  I love the good memories of the people and places of my childhood.  I love showing … Continue reading

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Grandson Love!

Some pictures just need to be preserved for posterity.

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Lewis Family Christmas 2018

We had a Wonderful Christmas this year.  It was great to have all the family together, sharing the love.  Here is an overview of how we celebrated: We picked out and brought home a beautiful tree the first week of … 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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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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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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