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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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32 Degrees & 55 Burpees: I Should Do a Sundance

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Dear Sister Vancouver, Hi Devon, I am humming the song, “Baby, It’s Cold Outside,” and hoping this email finds you happy and well. Praying your companion has found regained health and strength. Imagining you strong and staying warm in your … Continue reading

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Mirror, Mirror

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So many every day things are so last year, last decade,  last century.  Behind. (Me included. ) In the ripple of a New Year, let’s leave yesterday and  2015 behind for a moment.  Enough introspection.  Enough examining  flawed selves in … Continue reading

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Do You Wanna Build a Snow Suite? or at least a Snow Seat?

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photo found on Google Images Logma– noun. 1.  a sweet resting place where mom can enjoy watching her snow children  play. 2.  an old wise, permineralized tree that whispers peace to the mind and soul.       3.  place for … Continue reading

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Bring a Torch Jeanette Isabella….and Lots of Candles too!

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  His light shines on for us in each of us like floating birthday cakes aglow dismissing differences and fears ’til unknown tears fall no more among the silenced senseless jeers restoring life to hope and cheer to cast a … 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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Turn to the Light

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We braved the dark and cold to see the newest movie in the Star Wars series. While it was impressive, I still prefer the George Lucas originals I grew up on. They help to remind me of the hero in … Continue reading

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Dear Sister, Dear Devon…

  Hi, Devon. I hope you are well and feeling more acclimated to the MTC lifestyle. I think this rigorous learning environment would suit you very well. I have been praying for you. I know you have prepared for this … Continue reading

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Devon Eve

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Tomorrow is a big day for my daughter and our family.  Devon is speaking to a small LDS congregation prior to embarking on a proselyting mission to Vancouver, B.C.  She is really excited for her mission quest.  I am happy … Continue reading

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WebinarT Come AparT

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Wow.  I was just reeled in, and taken hook and sinker by some fast lines Like the zzzzzpt and buzz of a big, fat, scratchy Texan junebug under wet brown August heat. I was taken like fireflies to a sticky … Continue reading

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