Monthly Archives: August 2016

letters, food storage, and Lydia calls me out.

Ack. Bedtime got obliterated by my family history project. Originally this project was a barter; I promised to transcribe family documents in exchange for the closet space they occupied. But it was a trap! The letters I am transcribing are … Continue reading

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Family history and 72 hour kits

Yesterday I spent the morning doing family history with my mom. I had the job of transcribing captions from my grandfather’s WWII photos. He was a navigator in the South Pacific, and I felt like I was reliving history. I … Continue reading

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Family council

Yesterday we had a great Sabbath. Our home teachers visited in the afternoon, we had a lovely dinner after that, and in the evening we held family council. Abe attended a lot of meetings after church and so I wonder … Continue reading

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Book club and temple

Abe and I went to the temple tonight and then I headed straight to my book club. My book club has become a safe space, and I absolutely love the women in the group. We stayed after the official discussion … Continue reading

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play day

Yesterday I went to yoga in the morning and read our book club book,┬áBeing Mortal, for most of the afternoon. The day before had felt very busy, so yesterday felt like a nice break. The kids had a fun evening … Continue reading

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Lasagnas for everyone

Today I spent most of the day making lasagnas for people in the ward who have recently had babies. In the evening, we enjoyed the gorgeous weather by going on a walk. The girls rode their scooters and Ammon enjoyed … Continue reading

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Nana’s post

My mom sent me a document about Mary. Ever since my mom moved in, Mary can be found in her room coloring. Here is what my mom has to say about the situation. One Example of How Mary Has Charmed … Continue reading

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date night river walk

Jean left this morning, and that was sad. I hope she comes again soon. Abe got in last night, though, and that was happy. We haven’t had a chance to talk much all week. To remedy the situation, we walked … Continue reading

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Lydia’s recital and Qualtrics party

Today was a full day! In the morning we all went to look at a house that popped into my inbox from Zillow. I loved it, but there are things we would have to change for it to work for … Continue reading

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Sundance ski lift and Heber Creeper

Yesterday we left Ammon with a babysitter while we drove to Sundance and rode the ski lift. Jean and I were deep breathing and trying not to panic as the lift rose high above the ground, but the girls were … Continue reading

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