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February 24, 2008

And I Quote

“But though life’s valley be vale of tears,
A brighter scene beyond that vale appears,
Whose glory, with a light that never fades,
Shoots between scattered rocks and opening shades.”

The song “Sunrise” by Nicole Nordeman is similar to the quote above. It’s been a real encouragement to me, and I hope it will be to you as well.

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February 22, 2008

The Mountain we all climb

Who has the bigger honor,

~the one who climbs the mountain, or

~the one who is born there?

The former has a long hard road to get to the top, with many setbacks, scrapes, and breaks. The latter still has some hardships, like thin air and living away from civilization, but so does everyone who fights their way to the top!

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February 20, 2008

Fort Lowell Historic day

Every year in January, the Fort Lowell Historic District opens up private property to show the public a bit of Tucson history. This year for the first time, we were able to see the Captain’s quarters up close. The museum at Fort Lowell park is an exact copy of the captain’s quarters, and is open year round. It has photographs and other belongings from the families who lived at the fort at the turn of the century.


We dressed up for fun—our outfits are a little outdated for the fort :) R-L Moriah, Daniel, Bethany, Me

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