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Monday, February 18

I remember this day, two years ago, quite well.  I had an appointment to meet with a plastic surgeon about reconstructive surgery when I got a call from my surgeon telling me that the type of cancer I had was Triple Negative.  I had to be out the door quickly but I did a quick […]

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Friday, February 1

The weather is finally warming up and even though we have piles of snow and ice around the driveway, it actually looks a bit like a tunnel as you enter, it feels as though we can go outside again to exercise.  It must be February!  Truly, no one in my running group wanted to venture […]

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August 2013

Read 24 books, learn Christmas songs on piano so we can all sit around and sing- Mark Alexander- my inspiration for this goal, take family trip to Guatemala- see Taylor’s mission sites and Mayan ruins- Tikal, take Maggie and Kate to Disneyland and ride on a ferris wheel, run last Marathon- St. George- October 2013 […]

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Herb-Rosemary Focaccia Loaves

This is one of our favorite breads, especially loved by Maggie.  It gets gobbled up so very fast.  Great with olive oil and balsamic vinegar!  Very easy to make and quick also.  From Our Best Bites cookbook. 1 cup warm water 1 tbsp. active dry yeast 1 tbsp. granulated sugar 2 1/4-2 1/2 cups flour, […]

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Monday, December 24

Clear thinking is always the first thing to go.  It’s the season, I know but yesterday as I scrambled at the last minute to make home-made rolls for our family Christmas party, I marveled at how I had forgotten until 2:30 P.M. that day that I was assigned rolls along with a salad.  So, I […]

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Sunday, November 25

Today is Maggie’s birthday.  She is 5.  She has been anxiously awaiting the age of 5, telling us for months that there were certain things she would be able to do.  She awoke this morning and tried a cartwheel only to find that she still is unable to do one.  I hate to see her […]

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Thursday, November 15

Quote of the Day:  “You simply will not be the same person after consciously giving thanks each day for the abundance that exists in your life.  And you will set in motion an ancient spiritual law the more you have and are grateful for, the more will be given you.”  Sarah Ban Breathnach Last Sunday, […]

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Thursday, November 8

Quote of the Day:  “Thank God– every morning when you get up– that you have something to do which must be done, whether you like it or not.  Being forced to work, and forced to do your best, will breed in you a hundred virtues which the idle never know.”  Charles Kingsley One thing I’ve […]

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Sunday, September 9

Quote of the Day:  “A healthy man has a million wishes, an ill man has but one.” So I used this quote in a previous blog, but I wanted to use it again because it became so true for me this weekend.  I was hit by some kind of demonic flu virus that stings hard […]

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Sunday, July 15

Quote of the Day:  “We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong.  The amount of work is the same.”  Carlos Castaneda 34 years ago today I met my husband Joe.  The place- Pineview Reservoir in Ogden Canyon.  We both went with friends to a young-adult activity and because there were so many people […]

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