Two weeks ago, the entire Bradshaw clan descended upon Park City to wreak its own special brand of havoc on the land. All seven Bradshaw boys, spouses, a gaggle of nine children, two grandparents, a granduncle and the occasional visitor filled a cabin for a week of crazy. Continue reading
“Oh, Joanna. The baby stopped growing at five weeks. There is no heartbeat. I’m so sorry.” Continue reading
I met Marlena in the Missionary Training Center (MTC) on my first day as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She was one of my assigned companions and she greeted me with a huge smiley, “Hi, Sister Ho!” I loved her immediately. Continue reading
Everything I know about Christ shows me that He is an advocate of social justice. Tim Kaine said that in high school, “my faith became something vital. My north star for orienting my life. And when I left high school, I knew that I wanted to battle for social justice.” It was my favorite line from his entire speech at the Democratic National Convention. I feel the same way about my faith.
I cannot be a disciple of Christ without seeking to change the injustice and inequity in the world. Continue reading
This summer, we’ve been reacquainting ourselves with California’s beautiful beaches. It has been lovely! Continue reading
I stumbled upon AirBnb’s number one listing while looking up places for a weekend trip with my family. Lo and behold! It was only an hour from my home! There was one night open in a see of months booked solid! I had to book it. Continue reading
Every person killed by the police represents a unique individual. Yet, each incident is not isolated. These names are a constellation revealing a predictable and disturbing pattern that underlies every aspect of our society. Connecting their dots outlines systemic racism that privileges and oppresses, honors and dehumanizes, supports and kills people based on race. Continue reading
Last summer, Andy and I attempted an epic adventure to Banff and Jasper. Said adventure never took off, literally, as we neglected to bring a passport for Carter and couldn’t get on the plane. Our hastily thrown together Plan B to Glacier National Park turned out perfectly.
This summer – using travel credits from last year’s fail – we finally made it to Banff. It was worth the wait. Continue reading
These three books are our current household favorites. Carter asks for these books every night, knows the characters by name and can quote several pages of text. It’s another reminder to me that stories and books shape lives.
The Warriors have turned me into a don’t make plans on game day, stay up late to watch recorded games, read sports articles, watch sports commentary and listen to sports radio kind of person. They’ve turned me into an actually get mad at people making stupid comments about my team kind of person. Here’s why : Continue reading