An online tribute to Grandma


The caption on the picture above was written by the photographer. He visited Grandma in 2018 to take pictures for Utah Life Magazine. I wrote the story and it was one of the best writing assignments I've ever been paid for. I wrote Grandma's obituary this week. It was a costly writing assignment for the … Continue reading An online tribute to Grandma

Christmas 2015: My only regret is that I was busy sorting


Music. Christmas is about music. My favorite Christmas traditions include--evolve around, really--music. And one Christmas carol in particular, the peaceful lullaby, Silent Night. Over and over again, year after year, I've asked my Mom to come and play an arrangement at church during the month of December. She's played with me in a Relief Society … Continue reading Christmas 2015: My only regret is that I was busy sorting

When Was The Last Time Your Grandma Was Interviewed for the Paper?


The Deseret News wrote up an article about my Grandma DeeDee: 94 Years and 88 Keys Add Up To One Great Lady. I'm spoiled, I tell you. Not everybody gets to grow up nearby both of their Grandmas, and both are such incredible women. I was one lucky little girl to get piano lessons from … Continue reading When Was The Last Time Your Grandma Was Interviewed for the Paper?