Ren Pearson came for a visit to Orson and Jeannette Poulsen’s home over the weekend. He did a lot to help out in the Poulsen home for their last week before going on their mission.
Orson Poulsen gives a great, big thank you to Eli Anderson and Roland Bringhurst for their help in finishing the old time hearse he was restoring. After the men finished they took Orson out to a farewell breakfast.
Laura Wheatley says she worked at her job at the office for a day last week. “It was kinda fun to get out for a day,” she says. She also reports her sister-in-law had her first baby, a boy named Noah. Since he was born quite early his mother was unable to attend her baby shower. Due to the modern photographic technology now available Noah was present in a good picture. Both mother and baby are doing well.
Boyd Udy has been working on his new fence. It looks great. He reports also that his family’s three cutter teams placed second in each of their championship divisions at the state finals. Now they will practice for the World Finals the last two weekends in March. Boyd says that Crocker is “fat and sassy and enjoying his work with the teams.”
Boyd also says the ranch is in full calving and keeping everyone very busy. “It’s been a great year so far,” he says.
Kaye Draper’s health problems have limited her activities to bingo, cards and church this week. Her family came and picked her up for dinner and cards on Sunday in West Valley City.
Kaye reports the results of her Wii bowling tournament were two firsts and a second place finish.
Cleo Petit reports enjoying the snow from inside her nice cozy home. “This isn’t real news, but we need and are grateful for all the snow we get,” she says.
Winnie Richman’s sister Pam Apodaca had open heart surgery on Tuesday. She is doing well and returned home on Saturday. Winnie went to see her on Thursday and came away reassured about her complete recovery.
Tuesday was also piano lessons at Mrs. Smith’s for Marriah and Skyler Richman. The music was very soothing to Winnie’s ears.
On Wednesday Winnie and Carolyn Carter made good progress on their paintings. Winnie traced a colt jumping some daffodils onto her dried canvas.
On Saturday, Aaron Richman came to the Double S Bar to feed hay to the cows and horses while Winnie drove the truck – not really an arduous job for Winnie.
Sunday after church, choir practice and her library job, Winnie came home to chores, watering and the All-Star game.