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The Johnson Boys Do San Francisco!

Jamie and Bode had a fantastic boy's trip to San Francisco a few weeks ago. Earlier this year, Bode set the goal to read the Book of Mormon and has made reading the scriptures a part of his nighttime routine. He recently finished the Book of Mormon and is now part-way … Read More

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Mount Timpanogos or Bust!

Bode's final adventure of the summer was an overnight Scout adventure up up up Mount Timpanogos. Jamie joined him on this tedious climb--a 15 mile-round-trip trek that is not for the faint of heart...or knees. The boys left Friday morning, hiked for 8 hours, and … Read More

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Happy Halloween 2018

It's true I was in mourning last Halloween as I realized my kids have mostly aged out of the revelries (with the exception of Bode who still went trick-or-treating).  This year, he had a school social (though it wasn't so social because he avoided the dance at all … Read More

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Summer 2.0

It was a busy summer! For Bode, he had Junior PGA Golf League, Little Shredders Mountain Biking and Sailing Camp (with Hadley). For Hadley, she had Girl's Camp (with yours truly as Camp Director), BYU volleyball camp, and not to be forgotten: pioneer trek. Our good … Read More


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Oh Canada: The Lakehouse 2018

The kids and I spent a glorious two weeks in Canada. The whole thing was a whirlwind: Hadley was on a 3-day Pioneer Trek just prior and had to return two weeks later for BYU volleyball camp. So, we packed up and headed to British Columbia, … Read More

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Valley of the Goblins

Though we are knee-deep in our 43 tons of rock with the goal to get the backyard grass seeded by early June, we booked an overnight camping trip at Goblin Valley State Park several months ago and despite what seemed like imperfect timing, … Read More

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New Year’s in Zion

We have lived in Utah over a year and have not explored Southern Utah at all. We spent last New Year's Eve in our beloved Colorado so this year, I was NOT going to be stuck here without plans (we would later get invited to two parties) but … Read More

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