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Fathers and sons outing

We went to Mutual Dell for our fathers and sons outing last night. This was the canyon this morning.image

Jaxon found this moth this morning.
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It rained during the night, but we had a great time.

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Payton Temple open house

We went to the Payson Temple open house on Thursday night. It was nice for the kids to see rooms they won’t be in for several years. House of The Lord.image

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Mason’s first Temple trip

Mason and I went to the Draper Temple for his first time doing baptisms for the dead.  He found five family names using Family Search, so he did the work for them today.  We finished the morning by getting a donut and donating platelets at ARUP.

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Our first Deacon

I ordained Mason as a Deacon today. I can’t believe he is already 12. We collected fast offerings, then had lunch with the family.image

Dad, Mason and Steve.
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Mason’s birthday ride

This was Mason on the third jump of the jump line.

 

This was Mason doing this wood feature for the first time.

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24

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…years of daily journal writing.

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An unexpected trip

A sad occasion took us to St. George this weekend. Our friends lost their 13 year old son and we felt it was important to be there to support them. We miss you BH.   After the service and luncheon we decided to go to Snow Canyon.  This is us below the names on Pioneer Names trail.image

This is on Petrified Dunes.
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Another shot on Petrified Dunes.image

We stopped at the petting zoo in Scipio on the way home so the kids could see the camel.image

St. George is quickly becoming a favorite spot for our children. They might love it as much as I do. The funeral gave us a chance to connect with friends, talk about priorities and spend time together as a family. I could feel God’s love as we heard stories and shared memories about BH, and remembered what a great kid he was. I could also feel His love as I took the time to quietly gaze on the magnificence of his creations, and know that He did all of this for us.

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General Conference Priesthood session last night

Back row: Cory, Kevin, Craig, Grandpa, Steve, Ryan, Kev and Reed.

Front row:  Wyatt, Tanner, Jeff and Mason.

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Me and Mason at the Conference Center.image

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He lives

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