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You Raise Me Up

You Raise Me Up

This morning I heard the words to a song, and a memory flashed back from 2004. We were in Big Cottonwood Canyon at Brighton Ski Resort in July. Our grown kids all met us there with their families, and we had a family reunion with my parents, brothers and sisters …

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The Disneyland Jars

When my friend and co-worker Jauna told me about the Disneyland Jars, I got excited. What a great “Success Story!” You may …

Life and Death

A Matter of Life and Death

In the last three weeks I have attended two funerals. One for a baby who  lived 13 days, and the second for …

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The Black Walnut Tree

My neighbor asked me if I knew who planted the walnut tree that is about 20 feet behind our fence on her …

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Memories from the Cabin

These pictures were taken many years ago, some of them when I was a child, by my father. Some of the best …

Daughters and Sons of Rosa June - Sandy, Gary, Sharon, Linda, and Gayle

Remember When?

  We take our life stories and memories for granted, thinking they will always be in the back of our mind to …

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Three Sisters Come Home

Not long after returning from our trip to Utah, our three daughters, Jennie, Heather, and Lisa,  arrived for a visit. We got to enjoy Heather on …

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Wolves at Wolf People

A few weeks ago on a  very rainy, dreary day, Gayle and I traveled north to Cocolalla, Idaho where we planned to take …

Missionaries who taught Chelly and his family.

Addy’s Baptism Day

On January 30, 2013 Gayle and I flew to Iowa for the happy occasion of Addy’s baptism into the Church of Jesus …

Nancy and Gayle - Logan Pass, Glacier Nat Park, June 2012

Highlights of 2012

 Season’s Greetings! Instead of sending a Christmas letter with our cards this year,  I decided to post our traditional letter into a blog …

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Introducing a sweet baby boy

I had an opportunity to photograph this little one when he was just a few weeks old. I enjoyed meeting this newborn, and no …

Intense Sunset

Intense Sunset

Last night I witnessed an eerie scene as the sun set. A light rain had dampened the streets, and the unusual intense …

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Heaven’s Love Surrounds Us

Christmas has come and most people by now have put away all the trimmings. Before I put every last item away, I …

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Our Hike to Colchuck Lake

On Saturday, October 18, 2014 we hiked to Colchuck Lake, located in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness. I discovered that I had packed …