Archive | April 2012
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Just returned from a trip to Switzerland, where we are lucky to have family members. Despite a forecast of rain, we enjoyed a glorious five days there, most of them blessed by blue skies and vistas of the Alps unimpeded by clouds or mist. Switzerland routinely turns up on all the lists of the world’s […]
My husband and I were rearranging furniture in our bedroom the other day when I found a photo of myself that I had not seen in decades. We had taken out the drawers in our bureau so that we could move it, and I had grabbed the hand vacuum to clean the dust out of […]
In 1982 I read a copy of a speech by Jeffrey R. Holland, then President of Brigham Young University, about how stay-at-home mothers are undervalued. I don’t agree with the Mormons about a lot of things but I saved that speech. Holland told the attendees at the American Mother of the Year Convention that women […]