Monthly Archives: April 2016

Movie day

I gave one of the eulogies at my grandma’s funeral, and I tried to copy and paste it into the blog but am having formatting issues. In the meantime, today Auntie Geri, the kids and I went to see Zootopia. … Continue reading

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Heber Train

Today Auntie Geri, the kids and I all rode the historic Heber Train. I had never been on it before, and we all enjoyed the scenery very much. The pretend bandit that entered the train unnerved Lydia and Mary quite … Continue reading

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Auntie Geri arrives!

Auntie Geri came to town today. All of the kids were so excited to see her that it was almost impossible to get them to go to bed. Even Ammon refused! We are so happy to have her in town … Continue reading

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Grandma’s passing

My grandmother passed away on Sunday. I have been avoiding blogging because I don’t know what I could write that could do her life even a smidgeon of justice. I don’t feel like I have any words worthy of what … Continue reading

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Daddy Daughter Dance and Service

Today was (and still is) a marathon, especially for Lily. I started the day with a brunch with my good friend Morgan while Lily was engaged with service, cleaning the apartment of a ward-member who is going through a very … Continue reading

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harp string repair

We are really concerned about how rude Lydia has been lately. Abe gave me a blessing which I need to write down, but it gave me faith moving forward. I was really at my wit’s end before those sweet assurances … Continue reading

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recital costumes

Today I just gave parenting my all. During the morning we worked on reading, puzzles, harp technique, and sight words. I fed the kids two meals, folded a ton of laundry, pumped every couple hours, and tidied the house. Then … Continue reading

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backyard tent

Abe just got done with a virus, and I started tonight. I went to bed at 7pm and woke up now to blog and pump. Also, poor Ammon caught a bizarre form of the chicken pox on a play date … Continue reading

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busy Sunday

I had a great experience bearing my testimony in church today. We also had a great visit with our home teachers. One of them is a wildlife major and confirmed my suspicion that I need to be carrying around bear … Continue reading

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Finding joy in activity

Abe typing here. I admit, I woke up this morning feeling down. I think it’s a combination of a lot of things which include allergies, struggles and stress at work, dealing with the lingering emotional effects of winter and so … Continue reading

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