Category Archives: Thoughts and Insights

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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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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My Dear Hamilton

Today I finished reading a book I loved about Alexander Hamilton’s wife, Eliza.  It was an amazing read, especially coupled with our recent trip to New York City, where we saw the Broadway play, Hamilton.  Both the read and the … Continue reading

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“In the path of their duty”

I believe in prophets.  I believe God speaks to them.  He always has, He always will.  In the Old Testament, the prophet Amos said, “Surely the Lord God will do nothing, but he  revealeth his secret unto his servants the prophets.”   These prophets help us … Continue reading

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A Bit of Reading at Ashley Lake, Montana

Our daughter married Graham Johnson while we were in Washington.  This last week his family invited us to their cabin home at Ashley Lake, Montana.  I took a book I’ve been waiting to read these last 3 years.  It went … 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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