Category Archives: Family Antics

A spa?

My oldest son gave me a spa package for Christmas this year. I looked at the gift card then back at him and could only say one word. “Oh.” In my forty-plus years I’d never been anywhere near a spa. … Continue reading

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Our youngest – stealing “thunder” everywhere he goes.

My oldest son is an oddity. I’ve never met anyone who is more gracious and aware of others, even when no one would blame him for being a little selfish. This week my son received a call to serve a … Continue reading

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Age has given me a whole new perspective on my favorite childhood novel, “Weekend of Fear.”

I did it—I finally reached the age of where I did nothing but walk around in tennis shoes but still managed to hurt myself. Over the weekend, I enjoyed the rare sunshine for a morning of yard work. I putted … Continue reading

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The importance of a lengthy lunch break

We’ve been in the middle of finishing a basement for more months than I care to think about, but we finally made it to painting. I’m so overjoyed I yanked my kids out of bed early on Saturday to get … Continue reading

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Oh my sweet Google, let’s make this all about me.

This is an ode to Google. It’s a powerful tool that shows me locations and even helps me answer weird grammar questions. I stumble across those grammar conundrums all the time, but with Google, my writing ideas become clear for … Continue reading

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Flossing ain’t just for teeth anymore

My youngest son is one outgoing, impressionable ten-year-old. A few months ago I showed him a viral video of the BYU mascot doing a dance with the drill team for a football game’s half-time. In the middle of the dance … Continue reading

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