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Monday afternoon I was in the Uintas, jeeping around in the Wasatch National Forest. I’d stopped beside a lovely little stream flowing down from Hoyt Peak: Suddenly, I got so homesick; well, not homesick exactly – Utah is home now … Continue reading

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Favorite Movies

Bread & Tulips Casablanca Clueless Groundhog Day His Girl Friday The Good, the Bad & the Ugly The Princess Bride The White Countess True Grit (2010) Twelfth Night (1996) You’ve Got Mail

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Finding a Parish in Salt Lake City

In looking for a parish in Salt Lake City, I want a parish with a  daily Mass and a choir that I’d like to join, even if I don’t wind up in the choir. A trilingual parish would be ideal. … Continue reading

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“Dear Brothers and Sisters! In every age, men and women who have consecrated their lives to God in prayer – like monks and nuns – have established their communities in particularly beautiful places: in the countryside, on hilltops, in valleys, … Continue reading

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While not widely known, children need help learning to sleep which requires concentrated diligence. Sept 15th:   November 9, 2011:  

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Daniel and Elizabeth

Elizabeth Mae Morton, 6 months old:

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Adelyn Vale Skibitsky

Adelyn Vale Skibitsky, the daughter of Megan and Jeff Skibitsky and sister of Cadence Belle Skibitsky, was born at 00:57am on July 6th, 2011 Adelyn was born at home, in Salt Lake City, and is 14 minutes old in the … Continue reading

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