Monday, June 20, 2011

Father's Day & A Funny Story

Well, the bad news is I have not been a good blogger lately.  The good news is I've been feeling great and VERY busy.  That's just how summer goes, right?  But I love being busy.  I love shuttling my kids around to their activities.  I love attending summer activities with them.  I just love being present.
   This last Sunday was Father's Day, so I just need to mention how lucky I am.  I have a wonderful husband, that is an amazing father to our kids.  We spoiled him on Sunday!  He got to rest and relax and take a couple little naps, in fact, here he is between a couple of those naps.....

We also made him a yummy dinner.  We had BBQ chicken (and he had beef tenderloin), hasselback potatoes (if you don't know what they are, click HERE for the recipe.  They're super yummy).  We also had buttered corn and salad, and I made some homemade bread.  We then got together with some friends and made dutch oven cobbler for dessert.  We had peach and chocolate cherry.  It was a great day! 

Funny Father's Day Story:  So Larry is on the High Council and goes to speak in a different ward once a month.  He has to take a companion speaker when he goes, and has asked me to in the past.  I have gone once before, but usually I turn him down flat :)  But when he asked me a couple of weeks ago, I figured since it was Father's Day, I would go with him.  Well....then he told me what the topic was..."Exercising Faith During Times of Uncertainty".   Hmmmm wonder what I could really talk about???   
Anyway, I prepared my talk and went with him *happily* and it turned out to be a wonderful experience.  I had a lot of people come up to me after Sacrament to thank me and tell me about their experiences with trials and how they've overcome them.  I thoroughly enjoy talking to others because I believe that is a great way to learn is through others life experiences and how they've overcome times of uncertainty.  And on that note, I wanted to share with you the talk I gave:  


 I'm wig free...finally!   My hair is very short, but that's actually really nice for the summer.  Plus, it's super easy to do!  Also....  I had my first post-chemo CAT scan, and it shows I'm still CANCER FREE.  It's now officially been 6 months.  Woo-hoo!!!!!


  1. I love your talk Jenn I am so happy to hear you are still Cancer free!!! Yay:) hope to see you soon

  2. Hi! My name is Lindsay and I met you and your mom when you were up at Huntsman getting chemo. I was there with my mom and my sister. Funny thing that I decided out of the blue to get on to your blog today to check on how you are doing! That was a great talk and I think it was jut exactly what I needed to read this week. I am so happy to read that you have been cancer free for six months. I hope things continue to go well!

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