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Love like a Tree

Dear Granny Apple, Remember when Little hands and feet Stretched up tickling as they climbed Soft bark loving little arms Reached around Trusting a sound waistline Your gentle hands Drew small ones in With Matriarchal love and wonder You offered … Continue reading

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Pie in Ear Day

(Google Image)   This is a post which will find its way to PIE. So let’s cut to it. Utah has a unique holiday in Pioneer Day which originated as a kind of Genesis to the state’s modern theocracy and … Continue reading

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Musing on Loyalty

I’ve been thinking…  about Loyalty.  I’m not sure I view myself as all that Loyal.  I want to be.  I want to see the best in others and to celebrate life.  I am fairly true to myself.  I believe in … 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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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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Christmas Lights & How to Train Your Daughter?

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Dear Sister Vancouver, Hi, Devon! It was really terrific to see and hear you when we skyped on Christmas. Donavon posted the family Skype Selfie as a kind of belated Facebook Christmas Card. 🙂 It was so nice to meet … Continue reading

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Let Thanks Rain…

I’m home alone.  My big kids are both on shift at Staples for another hour.  My husband and Angel are at the county fair making rounds.  Mark is on standby with the ambulance.  Angel is bouncing joyfully about with friends, … Continue reading

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