Friday, December 5, 2008
Wednesday, December 3, 2008
The first performance is my vocal jazz group "Salt City Jazz" It is in the TB building at the SLCC Redwood campus Friday the 5th at 7:30. We are singing a bunch of traditional Christmas Carols and we're pretty good, so it should be fun. FREE!
Next I will be in the Mormon Tabernacle Christmas Concert playing the bells. If you don't have tickets already, too bad cause they are all gone, but if you do, keep an eye out for me!
Monday Dec 15 I will be participating in the Grand Theaters Messiah; a Community Celebration. This is extremely fun because they mix Gospel and jazz versions into the traditional Messiah, I promise at the end you'll be dancing along.
The last (Phew) concert I will be in is my Bells of Joyful Sound Christmas concert. It is the Sunday before Christmas (The 21st I think) and is also FREE! It will be at the Granger Community Church on 3200 W 4100S. I think the start time will be 7ish.
Whew! I will be a very busy girl this December, but I am very excited about performing! It always puts me in the Christmas Spirit.
Tuesday, November 4, 2008
Monday, August 18, 2008
The first thing we did was Grand Entry. It is just a mess of horses running through a slalom of flags. So fun! (Funny story, someone lost their hat during grand entry and the announcer wasn't satisfied until anyone who could walked on the hat, backed up, and stomped on it again! Oh, those western traditions!)
The events I got to compete in were team poles, team barrels, and team key hole. Poles was the first time I had ever competed on a horse. I was SOOOOOO nervous! But, with only a small set back (T-Boss was afraid to cross the white chalk starting line) I made it through with out knocking over a pole, falling off my horse, or dropping the baton, so Yay!
The next day we did our parade and drill routines for the judges. T-boss decided to freak out and do his own thing, so I had to drop out of drill (Sad!) but I got to race the barrels and keyhole so the day wasn't a complete waste. We didn't place much, but it was fun to be out there. We get to go to regionals to compete again this weekend! So if you find yourself in Logan, come see us!
Trevor and Cougar running real fast!
Saturday, August 2, 2008
Monday, July 7, 2008
All Horse Parade
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sandy's South Towne Center10000 S. 240 W.Sandy , UT 84070
The Days of '47 All Horse Parade is fun for people of all ages. Entries in the parade represent the finest horses, carriages, wagons, drill teams and authentic costumes in the West.
We'll be in Burgundy shirts, and black hats, pants and boots! Our flags are purple and white. It should be lots of fun!
Cousin McKay Front left to right :Amy, Dec, and Aspen. Back left to right: G-ma, Sofie and Jenny
Joshua and Shelly joined us for the fireworks.
They almost didn't make it, but we were glad they did
It isn't easy taking a picture when you can't see the subject...it was too dark to see anything!
On Saturday the whole family spent a white-trash day fishing for crawdads at Strawberry Reservoir. We caught two five-gallon buckets full using balloons tied to bacon wrapped around rocks. There was lots of screaming, splashing and swimming. We killed them by twisting off their tails (it was so sad, I felt so bad) at the lake. Ooooh, they were yummy!
Trevor with a handful of the legs, eggs, and mud we cleaned off the little tails. Caviar anyone?
Brook, Trevor, Jenny, and me with the fruits (or tails) of our labor.
We were the ones that got to clean them!
That night we camped out in the backyard. The stars were so beautiful, and it wasn't too cold. It really was a perfect weekend!
Sunday, June 15, 2008
Friday, June 6, 2008
Wednesday, June 4, 2008
Tuesday, June 3, 2008
Miss Days of '47 2020
A Regular little cowgirl! Olivia was fearless, and did NOT want to stop riding. She was quite ready to take the reigns. "Go faster Wocket!"
As much fun as riding the horses were, I think they took second place to jumping on the trampoline!
Tuesday, May 27, 2008
Joshua, you picked a good one! She is beautiful!
We think Josh looks like he should be a key master or something!
(can't you just hear the sarcasm in my typing)
The baby in the two above pictures is our niece Isabella. She belongs to Ryan and Sara and I think I might just have to keep her! Why would she want to grow up in Hawaii anyway?
I just had to add this one in because it is proof that I look somewhat like my mom!
Big, in my cousin Aspen's lap (and the dumb rooster)
Sunday, May 25, 2008
Thursday, May 22, 2008
Tuesday, May 20, 2008
My audition for the Bells on Temple Square is tomorrow night!
So everybody say a prayer and cross your fingers!
For those of you who don't know, the LDS church has a bell choir! Below is a small blurb from the website. http://www.mormontabernaclechoir.org/
"Ever since the arrival of the pioneer settlers in the Salt Lake Valley in 1847, music has rung out from Temple Square in praise of God, lifting the spirits of listeners around the world. In March 2005 a new sound was added to that musical tradition with the creation of Bells on Temple Square, organized under the auspices of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.
For many years, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir had used borrowed handbells to enhance certain concert performances. Later, an anonymous donation made possible the purchase of a handbell set for the Choir. The 7-octave set of English handbells, a 6 ½-octave set of handbells, and two 6-octave sets of hand chimes, made it possible for a new musical organization to join the others on Temple Square.
When the formation of a bell choir was announced in February 2005, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir office received over 200 applications. After an initial test to determine the applicants’ musical knowledge, 90 musicians were invited back to demonstrate their abilities by ringing the bells, and of these, 28 were selected to be the charter members of Bells on Temple Square. Like the members of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Orchestra at Temple Square, and Temple Square Chorale, the members of Bells on Temple Square are all volunteers.
The bell Choir I am in Currently
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=71a8dYaYX-8 also, here is a link to see me in a youtube video! It is from the 2008 Spring Ring. I am just to the left of the conductor in a grey shirt on the front row!
Sunday, May 18, 2008
left to right: Jessica, Savanna, Olivia, Taylor
left to right: Savanna, Olivia, Ryan
Grandma and Grandpa
Grandpa and Oliva
I think that Zion N.P. is one of the prettiest places in the world! While I'm certainly not a photographer, I did get some nice pictures of random stuff.
Deena asked us to get a picture of these flowers, they are Grandma Lichfield's favorite!
Weeping Rock (There was water falling, I promise! You just can't see it!)
Savanna gave these leaves to Russ so he could remember our trip. We took a picture of them so we could leave them at the park!
And last but not least, the obligatory self portrait! (And one taken by Ryan to make us look better!)
We had a good time, but I can't wait to go back when Russell's foot is better to do some of the more serious hikes!