Category: family

  • faith, hope & sweetness

    faith, hope & sweetness

    I can’t think of a better weekend than the Saturday after Thanksgiving to attend the temple for the very first time.  Sophie chose Bountiful.  We woke up to a blanket of snow all over the city.  We made it a family affair. We were lucky enough to have “Go UTE” Nana staying with us, so…

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  • grief shared

    grief shared

      left: Paul Davis, Vance Taylor, Sammy Taylor right: Vance, Irene & Randy Pitzak, mom and Sammy (photos taken by Skip Huntress after the funeral service October 20, 2018) How do you honor the life of your dad in a 10 minute talk?  It had been a busy week…and actually just overwhelming.  By Thursday night we…

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  • a highly favored friend

    a highly favored friend

    dad, Bishop Jim Earp, Steve Lindsey (nephew) @ Dillon Beach in the late 80’s (scan) Jim Earp was one of my dad’s very favorite people in the world.  I know his words would mean a lot to him- Yesterday, I received the sad news from Annie Miller that her father and our dear friend, Bob…

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  • Saturday night swim

    Saturday night swim

    When the girls were little we loved the pool on Saturday nights.  We would bring dinner.  We often found neighbors to visit with…and always played until close.  The girls would shower before we left. When we returned home they were ready for bed.  It was the perfect way to end a summer night.  Now that…

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