Welcome to the Home page of my online journal! Journal entries–or posts–may be found in my journal and featured posts are listed below. I hope you enjoy…!
In Memoriam Dottie LaVerne Nelson Higginson – LaVerne passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by family, on April 14, 2017, at the age of 97.
Featured Posts by Category:
The Importance of Play in Our Lives – “Plenty of play in childhood makes for happy, smart adults–and keeping it up can make us smarter at any age.”
Fifth Grade Literacy Creed – My literacy students voluntarily memorize this creed as a requirement for membership into the Wolverine Literacy Club.
Spanish Fork Softball Champs – Team Carlson becomes the Spanish Fork softball champs on July 16th, 2015 after getting a slow start at the beginning of the year.
Deer Creek Reservoir Excursion – Our Deer Creek Reservoir Excursion was enjoyed by all and included boating, jet skis, water skiing, water sledding, good company, and good food.
Whitney Houston – Easter 2016 – “Didn’t We Almost Have It All”, performed at Saratoga, NY, was one of the greatest musical performances of my time.
Ruth Ellis Peterson – Personal history of Ruth Ellis Peterson as written by same and compiled and typed by Virginia Carlson with no changes to the text. Year compiled: unknown.
Grotto Falls – Payson Canyon Utah – Grotto Falls in Payson Canyon Utah is a short and fun hike that is easy enough for almost anyone to climb; especially for children. Hiked it on 07/07/2016.
Jonathan Livingston Seagull – A story about a bird, and a seagull no less… Jonathan Livingston Seagull, by Richard Bach, is one of my “Top 10 Favorites” relative to kindness and love.
Special Family Occasions
Thanksgiving Holiday 2013 – An overview of Thanksgiving Holiday 2013 with a YouTube video attached highlighting some of the events we shared as a family.