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Category: Mikey

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Aaronic Priesthood

I know I should keep a journal, but have been bad for years. I felt today was worth writing a brief journal entry and, for lack of a better place, decided to write it here. My oldest child, Mikey, will be turning 14 later this month. My second child, Josh, will be turning 12 in […]

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Back to School Family Home Evening

Tomorrow Mikey starts 7th grade, Josh 5th, and Hannah 3rd. In one week Lizzy will start Kindergarten. Amanda and I decided to hold a short family home evening. Josh read 1st Samuel 16:7. We talked about how the Prophet Samuel was looking for the next King and how he learned that’s the Lord doesn’t care about […]

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Where does the time go?

Its July 22, 2018. Let that sink in for a minute. 20-years ago it was just a few weeks before my senior year of high school. 14-years ago, my wife and I had been married just a few months. 10-years ago we were in the beginnings of what is now called “The Great Recession”. 5-years […]

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Primary 5 Lesson 35 – The Nauvoo Temple Is Used for Sacred Ordinances

I have recently been called (given the responsibility) as a Primary Teacher in my Ward for 10 and 11 year old children, including my oldest, 11-year old Mikey. This year they are studying the Doctrine and Covenants and LDS Church History in the Primary 5 manual. Yesterday was my first time teaching. I wanted to add some A/V to […]

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12 Years of Marriage

Happy anniversary to the one I love the most, my better half, my eternal companion, Amanda! In the 1st Year of Marriage, my true love and I experienced – “Oh honey how much I love you”. In the 2nd Year of Marriage, my true love and I experienced – “A new house” and “Oh honey […]

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July Front Sight Membership Giveaway Winners

This morning, I typed the name of all the entries in my Front Sight Membership Giveaway contest.  As I had three ways to enter, my total entries were 31.  Several people had multiple entries, with one person having four entries.  I put all the entries in a small basket.  My kids enjoyed last time when […]

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Superman Family Adventures

Almost two months ago, Free Comic Book day introduced my family to Superman Family Adventures with a free preview of it.  Mikey, my 6-year-old son, enjoys reading.  I though he would enjoy a comic book so when the full issue of Superman Family Adventures #1 came out, I went down to Comic Oasis, located near Cheyenne and […]

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Mikey’s future jobs

last night, Mikey, my almost 6-year old, told me that when he grows up, he wants to have every job in the world… except fix computers.

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Pinewood Derby Design and Tips

I watched this video with Mikey and Josh today.  And now they want to make a Pinewood Derby! I think we’ll stick with the Lowes Build & Grow Workshops for a while longer and then do one of these.

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Mikey's Testimony

Last week, my 5 1/2 year old Mikey decided that he wanted to go bear his testimony at Church the next time he could.  Remembering the council given regarding this, I did not encourage it, although I didn’t tell him he couldn’t either.  Sunday came and we were at Church.  I was in the hallway […]

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