On Christmas morning JB called me in to our Christmas tree and said there was a present for me. He gave me a rolled up paper tied with a ribbon. On his lap he had a wrapped gift. He showed me Continue reading What Mr and Mrs JB got for Christmas
JB and I have been chatting about Winter Solstice for the last week or so. I like the observation of the seasons and cycles, and doing something to be in tune with nature. Work on our master bedroom has progressed Continue reading Winter Solstice
This is one of my most treasured pieces of artwork. In 2004 I wanted very much to add some art to my home that would enhance the values that are important to me. I watched for a sale at Twiggs and Continue reading A glimpse into my hope chest – pieces of my past
For me, a hope chest was and still is the outward expression of all that I hope for in a cherished marriage relationship. The things that go into a hope chest are selected and created with great care. There is Continue reading a glimpse into my hope chest
For the first time in weeks I am sitting on my deck, enjoying the sunset. It is all pink and soft. I have a glass of wine to enjoy and the sounds of the small child having a screaming temper Continue reading pink evening
I love the way you touch my hair at church. It makes me feel so connected to you, makes the service an intimate spiritual event that we share in public view. You sit on the outside of the bench and Continue reading just between you and me and the rest of the world
These last few days (weeks, actually) I have been wandering around the question of updating my married name. Don’t ask why it has been such a bloody process, but through it all, JB has been patient and listened and listened, Continue reading what’s in a name?
It was LDS general conference this weekend. JB and I spent the last two days on our bed (did you catch that? OUR bed) listening to parts of all four sessions, with my laptop streaming the video feed from LDS.org Continue reading a very mormon weekend