Let it Snow!

  It started to snow yesterday and continued for more than 24 hours.  The sun finally came out so the dogs played for a few minutes.  Jefferson looks “ripped” in this picture.  He loves to run and chase Kyle.  Kyle looks rather annoyed in the picture.  She isn’t  always eager to put up with Jefferson’s […]

How Do You Know???

    How do you know when you are a “REAL PHOTOGRAPHY ENTHSIAST OR “NUT,” AS SOME OF MY OWN FAMILY MEMBERS DECLARE?” When you always have a small camera with you in your purse and you are willing to haul the “big” camera most everywhere.  Yes, this is in addition to your cell phone […]

Snow Before Thanksgiving!

  This is what we woke up to this morning, lots of leaves still left on the trees and lots of heavy snow weighing down the limbs of the trees.  The picture below has many golden colored leaves buried by the snow.  This is our back yard. The yellow mums on our front porch are […]

One Week!

  I can’t believe that Thanksgiving is just one week away.  I don’t know where November has gone!  I like to teach the grandchildren some fun songs, poems, and nursery rhymes about the holidays.  Here is one that I remember from when I taught school. Five big turkeys sitting on the gate The first one […]

Primary Program Today!

    I am the chorister for the Primary children at our church.  Each year the children learn songs about Jesus and then they perform for the entire sacrament meeting.  We have a really small number of children in our ward, (a ward is an area of a neighborhood of church members.)  We usually have […]


  Kaylin loves to help in the kitchen.  She helped me make pumpkin chocolate chip muffins and bread.  However, she has to be watching Scooby-Doo while we are cooking.  She is obsessed with Scooby-Doo!  She is also our official tester of all foods. The recipe is from my good friend, Lisa Bearnson. “Here is my […]