Orson and Jeannette Poulsen were invited to a farewell get together at Don and Linda Hillis’s home on Monday. They had a really good time. They will leave early Monday next for their mission beginning at the Missionary Training Center (MTC) in Provo for 10 days. Then they will begin their drive to Nauvoo, Ill. “Thank you, Don and Linda Hillis,” they say.
Kaye Draper is finally driving herself around a little. She drove almost to Sugar House to her hairdresser’s on Saturday. She stopped at Millie’s for lunch alone, then to the grocery store. Kaye stopped by the Liberty Senior Center to practice a little of her wii bowling. Still feeling good she did a few songs at their karaoke session. She attended an exercise class the next day. “I’m trying to be careful and just do a little of everything until I get back in shape,” she says. “And I’m still not gaining back any weight.” This writer bets she knows why.
Laura and Zane Wheatley and girls Everly and Georgia drove to Laura’s sister’s home in Ogden to celebrate Laura’s dad’s birthday on Friday evening for dinner. On Saturday the Wheatley’s all gathered in Layton for Zane’s dad’s birthday. “Sunday was a good day to just be calm,” Laura says.
Boyd Udy is continuing work on his new fence in two places. “Tyrell is a great helper when he is around,” Boyd says. Boyd basically welds now, but does whatever is necessary at the time to move things along.
On Monday evening Lyle Richman drove to the Richman ranch to off-load some grain and cat food for Winnie. He stayed for some of Winnie’s good pork-n-pine balls for dinner. After good conversation with his parents, Lyle left for home. “Thank you, Lyle,” Clynn and Winnie say gratefully.
On Wednesday Winnie and friend Carolyn Carter drove to Clearfield for their art lessons. They are both nearly finished on their current projects.
On Saturday Aaron Richman came out to the Double S Bar to feed the cows and horses at several pastures. Winnie drove the truck and trailer while Aaron pushed the hay off in pieces to accommodate each individual animal. Fighting and bickering over a particular tasty-looking bit of hay still occurs occasionally, but not to the extent large piles of hay would.
Saturday evening the Richmans and Aaron’s family and Carolyn Carter, April’s mom, celebrated Aaron’s birthday at the Lodge in Perry. Lyle Richman joined them also. Great-grandson Jayden was a real treat at a year and a half.
After a good day at church Winnie arrived home rested and ready for chores and the Joseph Smith Papers. Leftovers from the Lodge made dinner easy.