Last year at this time a huge shout rose up from Promontory and Seattle, Washington. It was Steve and Keli Peterson celebrating the birth of their first grandchild. Now on little Nora’s first birthday, Keli Peterson is in Seattle to enjoy the day with daughter Heather and son-in-law Jon Browning and Nora.
Orson and Jeannette Poulsen drove to Moab for the weekend to visit Jeannette’s son Kirk Pearson and his family. Since Kirk is chairman of the Canyonlands Rodeo Committee, he wasn’t around too much for visiting.
Cleo and Gary Petit drove to Fillmore over Memorial Day weekend to visit with family members. They stayed with Cleo’s brother and his wife and got to see lots of Cleo’s relatives. Cleo was especially glad to get to see one of her aunts and one of her cousins.
Boyd Udy took one of his horses to Farmington on Friday and Saturday to a Utah Cutting Horse Association show. He first had to find sufficient cattle for the show and then he and Tyrell moved them in and out for the various events and kept frisky cattle available all the time. Tyrell’s wife, Erin and Jessica and Kynzee came to watch.
Starr Mitchell reports doing mostly gardening and things around the house. “My wrists are “hardening in” as far as pulling weeds goes,” she says. Jim is a great help. The couple reports having eaten their first broccoli of the season from their garden. The peas should be ready soon.
The Mitchell’s granddaughter, Gabrielle, is doing great. “I love tending her,” Starr says. “She is so good and so much fun!”
Monday Clynn and Winnie Richman stayed home and got ready to ship the family beef on Tuesday evening. Winnie got things ready after the beefs’ final meal.
Then Greg, Heather and Colton Lott showed up to help chase the animals into the loading corral and from there into the fifth-wheel stock trailer for their journey to the last round up.
On Wednesday Winnie signed her Christmas card/painting and Carolyn made great progress on her current art project. “I dated the painting as finished in the twelth month, December, instead of May because December is more ‘Christmasy’,” Winnie explains.