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Pregnancy and July 4th

I love summertime.  Even more so, I love July 4th.  Normally, we celebrate my birthday early, we spend a small fortune on fireworks, roast in the sun, stay up late with bonfires, jump off the side of the boat, float in the water and drink till our hearts are content. 398 more words

The Husband

Yes I am lucky

Ok so have Bipolar but I still think I’m lucky :) Why???

Because I’ve got my husband.

We celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary last week. We’ve been together for 15 years in total. 354 more words


Monday Blog Post: July Starts with a Bang!

On July 2nd, as the Chair for the Payson Book Fesitval, I received a Proclamation from the Town of Payson Mayor, Kenny Evans. The proclamation declares July 25th, the day of our book festival to be Payson Book Festival Day! 541 more words

Connie Cockrell

543 Arithmetic and Genealogy

Doing genealogy is like working on a puzzle. Sometimes the smallest detail can be so important when determining who a person is. Sometimes doing a little adding or subtracting can be very helpful, too. 582 more words

Prime Factorization

The redwings left today

My grandmother, Norma Francis, died early yesterday morning. Her health had been in rapid decline for the last few weeks, so we were expecting the worst, but there’s still no shaking the loss. 475 more words

Personal Musings

Nourished Life Gratitude List 2015 – Week Twenty-Seven

This week has been full of blessings: a new life brought into the world, a good meeting at work, yoga, big runs, and lots of time with friends and family. 709 more words


Singing while I cook makes me feel connected to my mother. When I was little, she’d usually just sing by herself instead of having music playing– this being mostly before the days of laptops and iPods– but still. 8 more words

Personal Life