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Martin Guitar Company

Martin Guitar Company

The world class Martin Guitar Factory is just less than five minutes from our chapel.  Noticing our chapel grounds needed some weeding I decided to make it a school day covering the subjects of civics and music.  First we headed to the chapel to weed and trim.  Then...
My Surreal August

My Surreal August

Right after we returned from our family vacation I experienced some rather surreal moments as a mom, wife, and woman.  The first was having Oliver head out to 11 year old scout camp.  In no way was I mentally ready to have a kid old enough to head off to scout camp....
Kickin’ it back

Kickin’ it back

Our last full day in Utah we let the kids have a marathon day of watching their newly discovered favorite TV shows with Grandma and Grandpa while Shane and I went out for a date to BYU.  Shane gave me a tour of the places he worked telling me about his experiences....
Thanksgiving Point

Thanksgiving Point

Even though we were very tired from our trek across the state we made a visit to the natural history museum at Thanksgiving Point on Wednesday.  This place was at THE top of Peter’s list.  The younger kids enjoyed the exhibits and the sand table.  I pushed the...
Bryce Canyon

Bryce Canyon

After surviving the night in our sketchy hotel we woke up to some very unusually cold and wet weather for southern Utah.  We ate breakfast outside on some benches and packed up to make the most of our day at Bryce Canyon.  Thankfully I packed for contingencies and had...