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Archive for August, 2012

Sewing Skills

Monday, 27 August, 2012

I like to sew, but I can’t justify sewing most things. It is so much cheaper to buy ready made clothes, to pick up things on clearance sales or at thrift stores, than it is to purchase fabric and construct clothing. But I still sewed some things for myself and my children over the years,…

Water Care

Tuesday, 21 August, 2012

One of the perks of my new calling in the Young Men’s organisation is the chance to get outdoors with the youth.  This year there was multi-stake regional Young Men’s camp held at Fundy National Park, in New Brunswick (Canada).  As a leader of a very small group, we only have four youth total and…

Green Guilt

Wednesday, 1 August, 2012

How I ameliorate my feelings of guilt about my green lawn: I live in Utah, and I am concerned about my water usage. This is an arid place, and we had very little snowpack this year. Our lawn is not in great shape. It pitches and rolls. In some areas, there is more clover than…