Synopsis: August, September, and October

Well, as we all know, I have not been posting frequently like I usually do. Mostly because I’ve been sick and blogging while your on so many medications should be illegal. So, now that I’m mostly better, here’s a little update about what’s happened the last little bit. 1. First and foremost, Mom is a […]

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Watercolor Paintings

Painting is something that I’ve always enjoyed. I love the way the brush moves the paint and how the texture forms after layer and layer. I love the colors. I love the feel of the paint brush so much more. Lately, I’ve been painting with watercolor and I’m finally getting the hang of it. Here’s […]

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The Inside Scoop: Salad Edition

It’s been awhile. Okay, maybe it hasn’t but it feels like it has been forever.  My new place is great. I have a roommate that is moving out and another one who is MIA. She’s gluten-free so this will be interesting (been there, done that, never doing it again!) trying to not cross-contaminate everything. Wish […]

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College Adventures: Here We Come!

I really ought to be packing for tomorrow or even doing homework but I’m just too dang excited for tomorrow to buck up and get all that done. Seriously, guys, I’m so excited for tomorrow! I move up to USU and officially start a new chapter of life. I’m so excited to finish school and to explore […]

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Plan B: Home Sweet Home

We’re alive! We made it through the move and I can honestly say that there is no place like home. I love this new house. It’s beautiful. It’s happy. And most of all, it’s a beautiful “Plan B.” While I was a missionary, my mission president always said, “Most of life is ‘Plan B.’” I […]

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In Times of Need

“Stop seeking out the storms and enjoy more fully the sunlight.” —President Gordon B. Hinckley My life has been pure chaos for the past month and a half. Moving, homework, work, friends, family, church, sleep, eat, repeat. It’s been a non-stop go, go, go. I honestly can say that I will be so relieved once this […]

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The Demands of Pain

Shakespeare once wrote,”The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves, that we are underlings.” (Julius Caesar, I,ii,140-141) The human condition that Shakespeare refers to is something we face every second of every day. It prepares us for when those big moments of pain or joy come. They shape us into who we can become. […]

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