Olivia

The End of An Era

We limped most painfully along to the end of the school year. On the Sunday before Memorial day ( two weeks before the official dismissal of school) I told the kids that if they didn’t want to go to school I wouldn’t make them. No one took me up on that though. I just never…

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Spring Sports

This spring we had Olivia playing softball in the Sandy/Draper league – Calvin playing baseball in Little League- Everett and Andrew in Draper fishing club – And Roo playing soccer for the Draper league. We’ve spent a lot of evenings at the park.

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Women’s General Meeting

This year for the Women’s General Meeting I decided to take Olivia downtown to the conference center. We went to dinner first at Mimi’s and then went down to be with our sisters and listen to the words of our dear leaders. It was really neat, and I think a new tradition has been born!

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New Beginnings

With the new year came New Beginnings. But the mind boggling thing was that this year Olivia was invited to it! I cannot tell you how shocking it is to me that my Sunshine is turning 12 this year! Where has the time gone? For New Beginnings Olivia was introduced to the Young Women by…

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Olivia’s Birthday

Of all the things that have happened the past couple months, nothing is more imperative to remember forever than my kids birthdays. So let’s talk about Olivia’s birthday. Her big day came on the Friday after we moved. In trying to be sensitive to the challenges of moving for our kids, we were a little…

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The River

  An exciting thing has happened at the cabin this week – On Monday we were there, playing at the river by the entrance into our HOA. The river frontage is owned by the HOA, and people swim/play/bridge jump next to the bridge. But the old bridge (like from 40 years ago) was broken up…

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Big River

Last year I read the little lovelies Tom Sawyer. And then a few months ago I found this golden find at the DI – and promptly made the children watch it on our first trip to the cabin. So when I heard Hale Center Theater was playing BIG RIVER I knew I had to take…

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