Sunday, March 17, 2019

Dear Kids,
         We might have had our last snowstorm for the year!  The 2-week forecast has temperatures in the 40's, with chances of rain, not snow.  Of course we still have April and May coming up, and it’s still springtime in the Rockies, but I’m happy to see that winter won’t go on forever.
         Dad is giving away his old laptop, since he got a new one for Christmas.  Here are the specs he scribbled down for me:  AMD E2-1800 APU with Radeon Grphics 1.70 Ghz, Resolution: 1366 x 768, 64 bit operating system.  Some of that means something to me, but anyway, it’s a nice computer, if you or any of  your kids need it.  First one to respond gets it!
         My nice visiting teachers (whoops, ministering angels) came to visit me on Friday, and they brought me bread and cheese and a beautiful bouquet of flowers.  Naturally the kitties had to show off for my visitors.  Scout climbed on them, while Sonia found a play mouse and trotted past them, holding the mouse in her teeth.  Of course they thought both cats were very cute!  Sonia was fascinated with the flowers they brought, and when I put them in a vase on the table, she wouldn’t stay away from them.  I made the mistake of leaving them out overnight, and the next morning some of them had been chewed, and Sonia looked a little sick.  But after she spent a long time using the litter box, she was her old self again, racing and chasing.
         Conference is coming up in just three weeks, and of course there’s lots of speculation about new changes that might be made.  My favorite is that the members won’t have to clean the chapel any more.   In our area, the deacons still collect fast offerings, and I’m hoping they’ll finally do away with that, too.  What else?  We’ll have to watch and see.  I know some of you around here are going out of town for spring break, which is around that time.  I’ll call around and see who’s going to be home, and if enough of you are here, we’ll have our regular Saturday night bread and soup party before the priesthood session.  However it goes, conference is always a wonderful event.
         Life is good!  I love you all!  Mom