Showing posts from October 12, 2008

Scones and Bonfire

I'm pretty sure that we have the greatest, most friendly ward in the world. I look forward to activities with ward members, we always have such a fun time.Tonight we had a scone fest in the mountains up above Jezak's house. It was quite an adventure hiking up, but once we got there we found that it was definitely worth the trip! They had leveled out a beautiful spot and built a huge fire pit. From this spot we could see the entire city. It was incredible. It has been rumored that Kim is the "Scone Master" so we put him to the test. He hauled his camp chef stove and dutch ovens up the mountain and then proceeded to fry up scone after scone. He did not let us down, each scone was perfectly cooked, not the least bit doughy, and fried to a beautiful golden brown. He is the Master!

We had a good crowd make the hike and we enjoyed scones, Stephen's hot chocolate, and an enormous bonfire. It was so relaxing. Over the popping of the embers you could hear several conversat…


I just LOVE playing volleyball. I especially love playing with people who are tons of fun and like to laugh! There is something that volleyball does for me that nothing else can. There is no greater feeling than digging or blocking a spike or hitting one hard. I love the confidence I feel when I am serving well. I look forward to each match and secretly hope that even if we are winning that we will lose one of the games so that we have to play three games for the match. I never had any formal training, never played on an organized, competitive team - just lots of church ball and city recreation - but over the many years that I have played, I think that I am learning a little, and maybe even getting a little better.
This year, we have an incredibly fun team, Marlene, Lorie, Jody, Bridget, Shandra, and Stephanie. In fact, I think that we must be a lot more fun than good because throughout the season we have consistently held on to last place! I thought that there may be a chance that we…