Category Archives: Family

My 2012 Year in Review

I have a tradition at the end of the year to review my journal and write down the highlights or interesting things that we’ve done. I did that this year as well and I was grateful for my resolution to write in … Continue reading

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Happiness: Letting the Lord Guide Us

Dear Son, The other day we went for a walk. You were riding your tricycle and I was pushing it from behind with a bar that lets me push and steer while standing up and walking behind you. After a … Continue reading

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Happiness: “Steadying Hands”

Recently, I have been on quite a few hikes with my son Liam who is already 18 months old. He now has an opinion of his own- I do wonder if that is because he is a Linton or if … Continue reading

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Happiness: A sleeping baby

Few things are more stressful and gut wrenching than a crying, screeching, yelling, loud, squealing baby that won’t stop or can’t be soothed, especially throughout the night after a long day. Every mom and dad should be able to relate. … Continue reading

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Happiness: Finally finishing a long overdue project

It has only been 2 years since somebody accidentally backed over our mailbox rendering it useless until I bungee corded it to the tree. Despite Michelle’s insistence that the postal service is under no obligation to deliver our mail to … Continue reading

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Easter Tradition

A few years ago, we had a talk in church about Easter and a way to remember Jesus Christ throughout the week. The speaker challenged us to read the account in the Gospels of the last 7 days of Christ’s … Continue reading

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Spontaneous Date- What to do at City Creek?

We found ourselves without plans for date night (as in my previous plan wasn’t cool enough), so we decided to go on a spontaneous trip to downtown Salt Lake City and check out the new City Creek Center across from … Continue reading

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Thoughts from crawling around

This morning was perfect, so we decided to go on a crawl. It’s been quite a while since I’ve gone on a leisurely crawl outdoors, but I decided to follow Liam and try and see and experience things from his … Continue reading

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March Month in Review

March was a busy month for work, but I feel worn out. Time for a blog post-what better way to unwind than to worry about what I am going to write and post. One of my silly goals is to … Continue reading

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Happiness: Finding joy in the small ordinary things

I thought I would be the one teaching my son the important lessons of life, but every day I think he is the one teaching me some really important things. Today we were on the Staten Island Ferry so we … Continue reading

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