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November 12, 2019

The story of a marine frogman at Iwo Jima during WWII. Being grateful for our freedoms.

June 9, 2019

The Restorer

At her stage in life, Sue jokingly says she needs to be restored, mentally and physically!  She definitely has not lost her sense of humor!  Every morning she studies the scriptures and reads from an inspiring book written by one of her dear friends, Doroth...

December 26, 2017

Are you that "Funny, Funny Mother" and worn out Christmas morning? Help put Christ back into Christmas with this simple trick.

December 2, 2017

I can't believe this is the day, December 2nd, we would be celebrating Bob's 97th birthday. It still feels like he is right here beside me.

He would be so overjoyed with his 14 grandchildren and 31 great grandchildren! He would have proudly handed out many cigars!  He w...

November 23, 2017

Traditions vary widely but my favorite is our candle ceremony which our family has enjoyed for many years. Whether there are two people or twenty five, it provides a spirit of unity and gratitude. 

In preparation, a votive candle is placed by each plate at the table. Th...

May 13, 2017

It must be the strangest, most difficult experience ever thought of, ever.  Inside, very close to the heart, it is growing day by day, soon moving even, a hard to describe; life.  At just the right time, a beautiful little baby is born, and you delight as you know it i...

April 11, 2017

Fun Easter tips for children and how to include remembrance of the Savior.

February 1, 2017

Recently, my teen-aged daughter and I saw the movie “Hidden Figures.”  I thought it was a well- done, thought- provoking movie.  For my daughter, the poignant scenes created a harsh reality of life in the south in the1960’s as well as those who unified it, too.  When t...

December 8, 2016

Few people alive today remember hearing firsthand the day our country was attacked by the bombing of Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941.  Although Hawaii was not a state at the time, it had been formed as a U.S. Territory in 1900 and many Americans were stationed there.  T...

December 8, 2016

In the beginning, Around the World in 93 Years was to be a journal of the life a great- grandmother who wanted to share the fascinating events of her life with her family.  The book blossomed into an intriguing account full of personal insights into the history of the...

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