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Farewell to the 2018-19 School Year!

We survived the school year! I'm still woefully behind on updating the blog and feel like I've been sludging through mud in May.  A rainy and cold month hasn't helped but it has fit my mood. Now that it's officially summer, the sun is finally out. We spent Hadley's … Read More

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An Ode To The Lovely Chris

My dad wrote this to my mom 20+ years ago and he included it in her funeral program! I love it...except that Jamie wasn't yet on the scene and an old boyfriend is included. :-) An Ode To The Lovely Chris by Stan February 14, 1996 They met at curling, that roaring … Read More

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Spring Break in Colorado!

Since it's almost summer break, it's only befitting I talk about SPRING BREAK! The Redwood Forest has been on our family bucket list for ages and we had planned to go there for Spring Break...but back when I was at BYU, our biggest event of the year is the following … Read More

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Happy 15th Birthday, Hadley!

Dear Prinny-Princess, Just as your nicknames frequently change, so do you! You're wrapping up your freshman (9th grade) year and though you're still figuring out your path, high school proved to be exponentially better than middle school and have pulled off mostly A … Read More


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Spring Break in Colorado!

Since it's almost summer break, it's only befitting I talk about SPRING BREAK! The Redwood Forest has been on our family bucket list for ages and we had planned to go there for Spring Break...but back when I was at BYU, our biggest event … Read More

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Christmas in Canada

Slowly but surely, I'm getting caught up here and I would be remiss if I didn't post about our Canadian Christmas. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times but I'll focus on the best. 1) Being there in the first place.  … Read More

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Thanksgiving at The Broadmoor

Thanksgiving in Colorado: who could turn down an offer to spend a long weekend in one of our favorite places? First stop: Denver. We crammed a lifetime's worth of memories into 12 hours that included a drive-by of our old hood, … Read More

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