Friday, December 30, 2016


It's amazing how a blog can be like a diary recording your activities and thoughts with photos and words. I spent a few minutes reviewing my blog entries/posts for the past year and it was like reliving some of the good times...I made this list of monthly accomplishments:

Grandkids and Dan-Tina
JAN-genealogy research takes up lots of time in our cold weather.

FEB- Tour of Provo City Temple and time with family in Utah Valley, son Frank V's 50th birthday-I'm getting older.

MAR-Busy with Poetry in the Park and Redrock Writers Seminar, robins are nesting and two eggs soon to hatch.

APR-Busy with traveling to Utah State Poetry conference in SLC area and Mesquite Fine Arts Festival in Nevada.

l-r: Emilee and Heather
MAY-GRADUATION for twins and family reunion, lovely Mother's Day visit with son Jeff and his two kiddos.

JUNE-Summer heat is here, working on family history again, exercising-walking in the outdoor pool.

JULY-My birthday and fun trip to Cedar Mountains and to visit Sagers in Hatch, Utah.

AUG-Reading Julia Cameron's book -It's Never Too Late to Begin Again: Discovering Creativy and Meaning in Midlife and Beyond. I want to teach a class about this! Released from RS presidency-now I'll have more time to do other things.

 SEP-Grandparents day with James, Folk Dance scrapbook photos and visiting the twins-home from college.

OCT-Floyd sisters-hubby's daughters reunion, Caryn's back!

NOV-Thanksgiving at Dan's and Kanab trip for writers conference plus trip to North Rim of Grand Canyon and Coral Pink Sand Dunes.

DEC-Holidays-Dan's family visits on their way to Mexico for a family service project.


  1. Lin, It looks like a wonderful year of creative pursuits, sharing times with family and friends,and enjoying life's simple pleasures.

    A lovely recap for 2016. Wishing you a very Happy New Year!


  2. I think that sounds like a good activity for the end of the year - looking back at this year's posts. I'll have to find time to do that too.

  3. You are so organized... Happy and healthy New Year to you and your family Lin... Michelle

  4. Happy New Year, Lin. I wish you a blessed and prosperous 2017.

    This is a great look back at 2016, what a nice idea.

    Wishing you and the family a very Happy New Year!