Category Archives: Mind


I’ve been realizing that a large portion of my anxiety stems from my fear of being judged, and then rejected.  On a deep and instinctual level, I believe that if people see (for example) that my kids have messy hair, … Continue reading

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The fridge and pantry were sparse, Keller was asking daily when we would “go to the store,” and I knew that it was time to (giant sigh) plan dinners.  It sounds like such a simple job: get food to feed … Continue reading

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Lost that Lovin’ Feelin’

As a reviewer for the Utah Theatre Bloggers, I attended the impressive production of Big River at Hale Center Theatre Orem.  Ben and I had a great evening in Provo/Orem: eating out, talking and laughing.  Sitting down to write up … Continue reading

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Man’s best friend

Since adopting our dogs, I’ve become a major softy for animals.  My heart wants to take care of every homeless or needy animal I see.  So my husband has to remind me how impractical that idea really is.  Someday I … Continue reading

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Photo lesson in the rain

Slower shutter speed makes the rain look like fireworks, faster makes it look like snow. And the faster shutter speed doesn’t let in as much light. My wet corkscrew willow tree. My Tyler hiding from the rain. Rain makes things … Continue reading

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