Meet GigglesI am an educator and PhD. I quilt, belly dance, run, read, and try to grow things. I am a Mormon. I am infertile. I am a daughter, sister, aunt, grand-daughter, friend, wife, and mom. more...
The start of foreverBrett and I got married 10 years and 24 days ago.
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My grandpa served in the Army during WWII. I have cousins (and cousin-in-laws) who have served in different branches of the military. We have a nephew who just joined the Air Force. We have several friends here with husbands in the Air Force as well. I am grateful for all of their service and proud to know them. … Thank you to all who serve in whatever capacity you do. Keep reading
Ah November. That time of year when NaBloPoMo (National Blog Posting Month) comes around and I set out to post every day for the entire month. … This blog seems to be too narrow at times given how many truly marvelous ideas I’ve come up with that will never be published. Keep reading
My daughter has no living memory of the attacks that happened on this date. How do I ensure these memories live on in the next generation? How do I help her understand the significance of what happened? Without a living memory, are we doomed to live it again? Keep reading
The beauty of my body is not just what it looks like, but what it does and what it has been through. The greatest miracle we see each day is the one we see when we look in the mirror. Keep reading
Sometimes the right words make all the difference. But … I don’t know that I always have words for those right things in my life. Keep reading
When we are suffering trials we are often tempted to give up faith and hope, to give in to pride and anger, to blame God rather than turning to Him. The temptations we feel are trials of our conversion and testimony. Keep reading