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Happy Mother’s Day!

May 8, 2016 By

A tale of two women: these two women were born within 2 months of each other, on opposite coasts: one in Maine, grandchild of Italian Catholic immigrants and the…

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Summer break

July 5, 2014 By

Last week we went to visit the pioneer-recreation village (Heritage Park) where we volunteered last summer. (We’re not doing it this summer because of our trip plans.) The kids…

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Make It Work Halloween

October 31, 2013 By

Aaaand….we did it. Somehow I pulled off Halloween by the skin of my teeth. We finally bought pumpkins and started figuring out Halloween costumes on Monday. The pumpkins never…

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My summer as a pioneer

September 4, 2013 By

I referenced a few months ago that my kids and I volunteered this summer at a local State Park, called This is the Place Heritage Parkย in Salt Lake City.…

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Doing what matters most

August 22, 2013 By

I had intended to write a blog post days ago. But with summer ending, school starting, a husband having knee surgery – I haven’t even touched the computer for…

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Goodwill Toward Men

December 20, 2012 By

A jar of “warm fuzzies” A little bit of a longer, more sentimental post today, but I think we’re all feeling a little more sentimental for various reasons these…

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