In the words of the immortal Russell Casse (Dennis Quaid) in Independence Day: I took a little hiatus from the blog but am now ready to be a bit more social. We moved to the country and are homesteading with chickens, a large garden, two dogs, and a cat. We love it out here, despiteContinue reading “Hello boys . . .”
The following is an email I received from Michael Walker, the father of Tashina, a girl with Down’s Syndrome. Deseret News will be publishing an article I wrote about Tashina, a wonderful young woman who has touched many hearts in our area. I will update the website with the link when the article goes live.Continue reading “Special needs and a lot of love”
But now, we have no choice but to say goodbye to our childhood, to own up to the fact that there are no shiny candy and popcorn counters waiting outside, no sigh of relief that it was really only a movie playing on our emotions.
Doing some indexing for the LDS church. As a writer I have to wonder at some of the obituaries. “Gladys (not her real name) age 83 died unexpectedly in the hospital surrounded by loved ones.” Hmmmm. WAS it unexpected? For the loved ones to be surrounding her they HAD to have known death was onContinue reading “To die or not to die? What was the question?”
My husband and I spent a week in London not too long ago. We toured the city walking to different sites, mostly of my choosing. He reminded me to not walk ahead nor behind but right beside him so we wouldn’t lose each other in the crowds. I agreed. We pull out from one ofContinue reading “Won’t you be my . . . Brit?”
The good wife Some of my favorite “guidelines” from 1955 . . . “. . . catering for his comfort will provide you with immense personal satisfaction.” Oh yeah. It provides something alright. “Be a little gay and a little more interesting for him.” Lucy, I don’t think that word means what you think itContinue reading “The Good Wife’s Guide”