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Sophia
I'm a 55 year old LDS wife, mother of six and lover of life! I teach, I write, I throw a party for every reason I can think of. I try to make every moment count!
Interests: decorating or creating. writing and journal keeping, cooking and reading, entertaining. I love anything related to family. Spending time with family and friends is what i enjoy most in my life! I'm an LDS wife, mom and friend. Life is good!
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and I'm moving to a new location. You can now find my blog here. Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2015 at Sentiments by Sophia
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Doug was off on the first day of school for the first time ever, then we got to spend the day together. He's always been at work when they start school, so he was here to have morning prayer, see... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2015 at Sentiments by Sophia
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Having a wonderful visit with Liza and her family. Home tomorrow with details and pix. Life is good and St. George is HOT! And typepad makes me crazy. Yes, they put this upside down, not me. Grr Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2015 at Sentiments by Sophia
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After Doug gave Quayd his blessing, Quayd stood up and gave his Dad a hug. I was sitting right next to them and snapped this picture because I had the camera close from the fashion show. As I took the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2015 at Sentiments by Sophia
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Well, it's here. School begins today. And every year, every year, I am so sad when school begins. I hate it when they go back! I love being home with them. I love playing together. I love doing our summer... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2015 at Sentiments by Sophia
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For Home Evening, we took the kids and joined the YSA ward for Box Boating at First Dam. I'd never heard of it, but each ward was given a huge box (that tread mills are packaged in) and a roll... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2015 at Sentiments by Sophia
I'm doing a little blog catch-up again. It's been a blur of a week, so I'll post or is it pre-date a few entries. School starts this week and I may be able to catch my breath! So, this happened.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2015 at Sentiments by Sophia
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With Grace and Quayd gone over night, and Doug went in so early this morning, ZJ climbed in bed with me and we slept in til 8! So lovely! It was a sultry and hot day in the valley! ZJ... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2015 at Sentiments by Sophia
Yesterday, Sunday, Doug was finally sustained and set apart as counselor to the Bishop in the Young Single Adult ward. (There were a few clerical things that needed to be taken care of, so it took a few weeks longer... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2015 at Sentiments by Sophia
Grace and I were on our way home after I'd picked her up from work. We always take the "scenic route" when we are heading to or from her work, along what is known as "the boulevard". It is one... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2015 at Sentiments by Sophia
It's been a beautiful day with loads of emotions. Literally, loads. Today was Zaylee's adoption day. We've not been able to share much over the past two years because of DCFS, but as of today, the DCFS case was closed... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2015 at Sentiments by Sophia
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I was awakened this morning by the "ding" of a text message notification, a partial ring from my "Liza's calling" ringtone and then a few more dings. I was in a deep sleep, it was only 6AM. IT took me... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2015 at Sentiments by Sophia
Most people are well intended and just doing the best they can. Cut slack whenever possible. Just sayin'. One other short note: Three cases of strep. Two cases of pink eye. One flu. It's been a rough week at the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2015 at Sentiments by Sophia
Yesterday, I had my "To Do" list ready to go to gather the things I needed for Taylor's shower. I met Natalie for a coke and to pick up something for the shower. We said goodbye and I headed to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2015 at Sentiments by Sophia
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I'm still trying to catch up but decided that I'll just post the current and catch up on the Corbridge Reunion and Quayd's experience at ATPC later. Right now, my mind is in full shower mode for Taylor's shower on... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2015 at Sentiments by Sophia
It seems like all I've done since our move is catch up on my blog! Between problems with internet, typepad and time, it's hit and miss at best. I'm one month away from my ten year blogiversary. Ten years! I've... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2015 at Sentiments by Sophia
THE BEST NEWS EVER!!!!!!! I'm so excited and even more excited that I finally get to share it!!!! Buddy has accepted a job offer in the athletic department at a different university, which means that he and Liza and Aylabelle... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2015 at Sentiments by Sophia
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ZJ is so dang sick. Not amused! She's coughing non-stop and congested and achey. Apparently, there were three others who came home from camp sick as well. One of the girls came with strep. She's not showing any signs of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2015 at Sentiments by Sophia
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Quayd left this morning for his Aaronic Priesthood Training Camp. He was excited, nervous, a little anxious. This is supposed to be a wonderful experience helping him to prepare for his mission, which amazingly, is only a year away! Grace... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2015 at Sentiments by Sophia
Mom is dealing with Boyd's funeral and his family and and and... She's not even planning on attending the funeral, which makes no sense to me, but, there's been drama from one of his daughters. Mom was mentioned as Boyd's... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2015 at Sentiments by Sophia
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First, a serious note: Mom's manfriend, Boyd, passed away this morning at 4:35. Mom is doing fine. We aren't sure when the services will be, but, we are assuming next week. His children will plan and arrange it. He lived... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2015 at Sentiments by Sophia
I just dropped ZJ off at the Stake Center for Young Women Girls Camp. The girls completely packed themselves, including doing their laundry. They are growing up too fast! ZJ was already missing Grace, who, as a fifth year leader,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2015 at Sentiments by Sophia