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A final farewell

I returned from Calgary on Friday and I'm still processing the myriad of emotions from burying my mother. Mom took a turn for the worst shortly after Christmas and we were sure it was time. She spent several weeks in the hospital as my family started planning her … Read More

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FHE Fun

One of my favorite things about the Church is the emphasis we place on families. Every Monday night (or whenever it fits into our schedule), we are are encouraged to spend time together for a lesson or just to have fun. Hadley recently complained that we never do … Read More

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In memorial on a hill

I have had so many emotions since my Mom's death. My dad asked me to give the eulogy which has resulted in lots of laughter and tears as the wonderful tributes from her family and friends have poured in. On the final night she was alive, she quietly told my brother, "I … Read More

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Christine Ririe Borowski

A lot of people associate me with being the writer in the family but I love the sweet and funny tribute my dad wrote about my mom. BOROWSKI, Christine Ririe July 12, 1944 - April 30, 2019 Christine Ririe Borowski passed away on April 30, 2019 at the age of 74. … 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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December fun!

I worked from home yesterday after a controlled avalanche closed Provo Canyon (my commute) and deposited 30 feet of snow across four lanes of traffic. But you won't hear any complaints from me after last year's dismal snow. Bring it … Read More

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