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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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#Missionary Monday!!: Guess Who Got Transferred? :)

Here is my new nametag. Only…….it might say this: #IAmHappyBecauseSheIsHappy Maybe I should have a black #HashtagNametag.  Then I would feel official. I am getting into the hashtag thing….because I can. Not because I know what I am doing.  Mostly … Continue reading

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Emancipate Your Mind

Hi Devon, Dear Sister Robertson, I hope this finds you well. I was missing you tonight and I’m kinda grumpy.  I was at school most of the day playing catch up….trying to salvage a shred of professionalism and preparing for … Continue reading

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Dear Sister: All things CANADA, Prime Time, Crime and Sundance

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Dear Sister Vancouver, Hi, Devon. Wow! What a wonderful surprise to come home with sore feet, totally exhausted from the Highland Invitational Swim Meet to find a BIG package from you of CANADIAN stuff! Thank you for thinking of us … Continue reading

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