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Occupation All of the above, and then some. I'm raising six people to healthy, productive, empathetic, kind-hearted adulthood. It's a pretty broad job!
Location United States
Introduction Married to Vern, and loving it. Mother by day, Jane-of-too-many-trades by night. I love my family, my Lord, and our little house and assortment of critters. God is Good, and Big enough to handle my problems, and everyone else's, too. I'm so glad. :o)
Interests Knitting, Mothering, Learning, Reading, Writing, Gardening, making Music, Teaching, Mentoring . . . and a new one: Building Furniture! (Thanks,!)
Favorite Movies The Princess Bride, The Pirates of Penzance (w Linda Rondstat & Kevin Kline), Courageous, Enchanted, While You Were Sleeping, Sherlock (BBC series, 2010+), Tangled
Favorite Music Jennifer Thomas, Mormon Tabernacle Choir, BYU Men's Chorus, Ryan Shupe and the Rubber Band, Cheri Magill, Krista Wells
Favorite Books Pride and Prejudice, Emma, Sense and Sensibility, The Prize-Winner of Defiance Ohio: How my mother raised her 10 kids on 25 words or less

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There is no engineering problem which cannot be solved by the proper application of high explosives.