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My father….he loved trees

  My father, he loved trees but I’m not sure he loved me quite as much I know he loved the trees cuz twenty-something sweaty sun-baked holes got dug a double shovel handle, hungry razor jaw, hinged post-hole digger slammed again … Continue reading

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In Which I am Thankful I am Surrounded by Good Witches and Gobblings…

    Today I am thankful… for good witches (not the bad ones found jelly side down in a sand box, or the frightening warty ones of literary and cinema horror stories, but good ones…..like Glinda, and Elphaba, and Xan, … Continue reading

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Beautiful Snowflakes, No Two Alike

There is an incredible Facebook video post of snowflake photography making the rounds.  I love all the Seasons, but for me Winter is particularly full of wonder.  It comes to play.  It comes to stay.  It comes as promised….kinda like … Continue reading

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Miraculous Ladybug

Uh huh.  This picture reminds me of how I was dressed for school today and how I sometimes respond confidently, red being a power color.  Each day  we recite our Pledge, Promise and Student Creed with gusto!  So I could … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday/ Dedication

Hi Mom:) That is so sad and touching that Justin blessed Robert’s baby:'(I am so grateful to know that Families are eternal, and Chandace, Robert, and Phoenix will be together forever. I gave a talk in sacrament yesterday on temples, … Continue reading

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Email from My Maple Leaf Daughter: Butter Knives & The Ides of March

Butter knives?……and the Ides of March?  Hmmmmm. Salutations! This week has felt like an eternity for me. It is good to be writing to you all again:) Last Monday, after emailing you all, we went to Royal Roads University. Otherwise … Continue reading

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Marching on…and Wanting to Fly

(and to think it could happen on…..Robertson Street) Hello All! I am now in Victoria! It is very beautiful and warm here, which I appreciate. My new companion is Sister B., and we are quite similar. We both like toast … Continue reading

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