2021 in the Rear View Mirror

Even in the face of the ongoing Covid pandemic, or maybe in response to the pandemic, 2021 for me has turned out to be a gem. Since it was packed year, I have lots to reflect upon.

OKLAHOMA-TEXAS RIVALRY IN UTAH?

What are the odds of this happening in Orem, UT? When I came out from the gym today I noticed that parked next to me was a most undesirable thing - a car with a University of Texas license plate on it.

The Wrestling Cheerleader

In the span of 2 hours, my amazing daughter, Juju who is a senior, competed in a wrestling meet on the Mountain View High School JV wrestling team and then, after her match, she hustled into the cheer room, got cleaned up a bit, put on her cheer uniform and joined her fellow cheerleaders on the floor to cheer on their Varsity classmates in their wrestling meet.

Grandma’s Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake

One of things that she does super well is cook. One of the best things she makes is a heavenly chocolate chip coffee cake. I have had it since childhood. I cannot remember a time in my life when I did not know about it and I don't want to think of my life without it!

Falling Down on Upper Falls

When we made it to the clearing at the bottom of the rock scree near the falls. One of the rescuers called out to see if anyone would respond. We heard a sound and saw something behind the brush right up agains the base of the cliff.