Well today is Labor Day (September 7th, 2009). And after Labor Day- that usually means that it is the end of summer. So how appropriate it is at this present time than to do a "END OF SUMMER!" Post!!!
We have had a busy summer and it seems like every weekend we have been gone doing something. In any case this summer has been real fun and eventful.
Where do i start ???
June 14th, 2009- Eric, myself and Heidi took a day trip to Grand Junction, Colorado (And may i add that Grand Junction has alot to offer and a real fun place- it has many many stores, food establishments and businesses. So it is really hard to get bored in Grand Junction!!!) We went there for a Annual Encampment for the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (Which is a lineage organization of individuals who have ancestors who fought in the civil war).
Eric of course is a member and officer in the organization. What a fun time.
June 26, 2009 (Heidi's Birthday)!! Heidi turned 28 this year - and we had a ward get together that night and then celebrated with the family (Jared and Lindsay and Ashlee and Kayla the next night (we missed having dakota there as he was at his mom's that weekend).
July 19th, 2009 - Was Eric's birthday which was celebrated with Family!
July 20th, 2009- A sad day in the family (The Richhart Family) Eric's first cousin who lived in Mt. Pleasant, Utah (he was more like a brother rather a first cousin) passed away suddenly of a heart attack in his home. His wife passed away about 18 months before (February 14, 2008) we take comfort in knowing he was prepared to reunite with his eternal sweetheart and other family members who went before.
Also on this Day marks the anniversary (3 years) of our son Jared and his wife lindsay - so the 20th was a day of happiness and sadness.
July 25th, 2009- was the day of our cousin Richard LeRoy Richhart's funeral. We were glad we were able to see so many family members (but wish it had been under happier circumstances) Eric was really honored to be able to be a pallabearer and give this one last service and honor to his cousin and his family.
Kayla our granddaughter (our oldest granddaughter) turned 2! on July 27th- we were able to celebrate with her that day.
Eric and I took a 2nd honeymoon and trip to Northern and Southern California for Eric's High School class reunion - 40 Years! we also were able to visit the graves of his parents and grandparents and other family members. We were excited to be able to see and go out to dinner with a cousin who lives in Altadena, CA which is near Pasadena.
After arriving home from our "2nd honeymoon!" 5 days later we were packing up again to go down to Springville, Utah for my (Marilyn's) Family reunion - we camped for 3 Days 2 nights in Hobble Creek Canyon. Such fun times to be with family.
Are we done yet???
The very next weekend - August 15th, 2009 - Was the evening of Mine (Marilyn's) High School reunion - again 40 years! (I just aged myself) the wonderful reunion was held at The Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City, Utah
August 29th, 2009 - there was another family reunion - in Lake Shore Utah (Near Springville and Spanish Fork, Utah (this is my grandmother's siblings and there family)!!! that same night we were able to attend a wedding reception in Sandy, Utah (On Eric's side of the family) where we again were able to see cousins we hadn't seen for a long time.
Eric has been really busy assisting, completing and processing applications for members (prospective) of the Son's of American revolution and Looking for work! so if anyone hears of anything please let us know.
"See Ya Later's" for Alex and Kayla - It started Monday in St George with the married sisters, brother in laws and nieces: Tuesday we had a "See Ya Later' Open house: Heidi (his budd...
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