Wednesday Write

I loved doing the research for this piece-- I get to write, wander, and make memories- it's the best! Working with Darci Hansen and Team...

Gratitude

It is late Monday afternoon and I should be folding laundry or prepping for dinner, but instead my heart seeks respite from the craziness...

Mothers Matter

We all have our little quirks. One of my many is that I don't allow my children or guests to wash their hands in my kitchen sink, That...

For my mom- Happy Mother's Day...

I tease my mom a lot by referring to her Amish ways. She has by all accounts lived a simple life... she simply does not believe in fluff....

Persepective

Sometimes "why?" can never be answered. What a year it has been- it can best be summed up in as "unfulfilled" and I don't mean that in a...

Missing Molly

It will be four years ago this August when I set out on a pilgrimage to honor my ancestors who were the first converts in my line to join...

Blogging about Books

I have always been drawn to books written about World War II. I remember the first book I read about this time period was Lois Lowry's...

Picture Perfect?

It is spring in our little CC town although some might call it splinter. I am trying hard not to complain. I put on two layers of...

Taylor Creek Trail, Kolob Canyon

On the I-15 corridor near the the pioneer town of New Harmony is the hidden gem, Kolob Canyon, Zion National park, at exit, 40. Navajo...

Wednesday Write

It is nearly midnight again and my fingers have wanted to talk all day. I go around most days writing stories in my head, but I never...

Remember When

I remember this photo... it was Mother's Day weekend 2009. It was such a joy to see my little people on the temple steps. These were...

Once a upon a time...

Once upon a time I was a high school basketball player. I was also a cellist, the high school newspaper editor, a member of the choir, a...

My Father's Favorites Monday Memory

I am not exactly sure when it happened. Maybe, when I started loosing my grandparents. My grandpa Hofheins died in 1999, Grandma Weaver...

Snow dusted Zion National Park

I spent a wonderful morning yesterday in Zion National Park. Each time I visit the park, I am in awe- it never gets old. For the...

Falling in Love during WWII

My husband's maternal grandparents In 1941 Velma and Francis met for the first time across from the Dixie Theatre.  Velma was a Senior in...