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Here we go!! Arizona Tucson Mission

Everyone has heard our story of getting called to the Arizona Tucson Mission so I won’t belabor the story. Plus, it’s all a blur to me anyway. So forgive my straight-to-the-point format. EB and I were called to be Mission President and Wife, (MP and MPW), officially last November and then got our call in…

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JQ’s Mission Anniversary

JQ left on April 10, 2013. He came home April 10, 2015. Yes, that is exactly 24 months. Funny thing, that is how JQ is—exact. No sharing straws, cups, or spoons. His bed is always made, pristine and wrinkle-free. When he was leaving on his mission, I came to his bedroom to help him pack his…

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Goodbye for Two

Our JQ entered the Missionary Training Center this past Wednesday, April 10, 2013. The morning was beautiful in Provo, Utah, the sun shining and the spring flowers were in full color.  What a great day. Yet there was that looming dread of goodbyes in the air.  It was thick and heavy. But, just as the Lord…

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One Last Week with JQ

My third son, JQ, is leaving next week and won’t be home for two years. I have one last week with him and then he is gone to be “all grown up”. In my patriarchal blessing it said my children would “grow up around” me. I HAVE LOVED EVERY SECOND OF THAT “GROWING UP“. It…