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Highlights of 2018

It's been quite a year!  Some days have been so full I have hardly had a chance to catch my breath, other days so full of emotion (mostly good) that I have been unable to capture it in words.  I have neglected this blog, but I continue to take pictures and write a weekly email about our adventures.

As I contemplate the blessings of this past year, I am so grateful for the gospel of Jesus Christ and the joy it gives me.  Watching my children grow up into good people is such joy.

A few highlights of the year, in chronological order:

1.  Filling our lives with joy and delight, Gideon turned 6 months old in April.  This boy is both the center of the world and along for the ride around here.

2.  Lillian had planned a great trip to Europe with a friend during the six weeks between college and mission, but the trip fell through.  The consolation prize was a fun trip back East with me and Gideon along for company.  We saw Boston, Philadelphia, and D.C.  Then Gideon and I flew home while L…