Grandma Lauritzen reciting
“ "The Living Christ”
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Tuesday, September 13, 2011
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Matt and Heather played Jeff and Heather 50 years from now as grandparents, and James played the grandson learning about what they were like back in their prime
Wednesday, May 12, 2010
installed for me. I broke it in on Saturday, and I can't describe how wonderful it was. It was so pleasant to enjoy it without so much pain and struggle. Before when I showered it would be such
a struggle and so painful. I am so thankful for this gift. I want to thank all who made it possible.
I am so thankful for my loving and thoughtful family. The Lord has blessed me abundantly and in so many ways. I am so thankful for the good health I have had , that I can enjoy my posterity
and the good things in life. And it is wonderful to have so many wonderful memories to relive.
I appreciate all of your visits and other contacts, keeps me going. Hope I can be around to enjoy
another Mother's Day. Thank you all for your love and thoughtfulness. I love you all very much.
You are always in my thoughts and prayers.
Thursday, April 22, 2010
This next picture is of all of your great-grandkids through Donna and Verne. We do this every year. The kids were so good and patient. We are so excited to add two new little girls next year. The family is growing and we're loving every minute of it.For school this year, Whitney is in Kindergarten, Brayden in 3rd grade and Kira in 5th. They all are doing very well and made it on the Honor Roll. We are amazed at their continuing progress. Blake and Hailey are getting so big and love to do everything the older ones do. They all love to be outside playing with snails, in the dirt and riding their bikes and scooters.
During Spring Break, we went with Donna, Emily, Kristena, Renee, Heather and all the kids to the beach. It turned out to be a nice, sunny day and the kids all had fun playing in the sand and water. We plan on making many more trips this summer. The kids are all ready for school to be out.
Last week, we were able to get really cheap tickets to Sea World and enjoyed a great day there. Heather, Kerri, Emily, and Donna and Verne were all able to go also. We had fun seeing the animal shows and even went on a ride. The kids really liked it and were sad to go home.
Through the last week, Ivan and I had the opportunity to go to New York City. We did as much as we could possibly do in 6 days. We went to the Rockafeller Center, Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Times Square, Central Park, a Yankees baseball game, a broadway show and ate at some yummy restaurants. Our hotel was close enough to everything that we either walked or took the subway. At the end, we attended a session at the Temple there in the city. It is a beautiful temple. On the outside, the city is so loud, but inside the temple, all of that is gone and it is very quiet. We had to remind ourselves that we were in the middle of a busy city. Some day, we want to return with the kids and do a church history trip. It was an amazing experience.
We love you so much Grandma and are so thankful for your example to us all. We miss you and will see you as soon as we can!
Love, Ivan, Anne Marie, Kira, Brayden, Whitney, Blake and Hailey