A look back at the year that was, with additional details that had to be cut from the print version. Continue reading Our annual Christmas letter, 2017
After just a week in a cabin, I think I might like life in the woods even more than life in the city. Continue reading Or, Life in the Woods
The Hibdons got together for a week of camping and adventure in the Poconos. Continue reading The family that camps together
A talk Dustin gave in the sacrament meeting of the Charlotte Third Ward, Charlotte North Carolina South Stake, Mother’s Day, Sunday, 11 May 1997. Continue reading My mother
By David Hibdon | A story about loose hogs and a shotgun helps illustrate where Revelee Hibdon came from. Continue reading Mama Lee kills the neighbors’ hogs
24 June 1920–10 November 2013
The obituary that appeared in The Bakersfield Californian on 4 December 2013. Continue reading Revelee Lee Hibdon
I’d rather make pencils than push them. Continue reading Yearning for the simple life
Revelee Lee Hibdon, Susan’s grandmother, passed away on 10 November 2013. Her family gathered in Banks, Oregon, for a memorial service that focused more on stories than ceremony, in true Hibdon fashion. Continue reading Memorial service for Revelee Lee Hibdon (1920–2013)
On a fateful summer day, a station wagon meets its fate—and then rises from the ashes. Hey, if it’ll drive, it’ll do. Continue reading The burning of the Phoenix
The family that plays together stays together. Good thing we do a lot of playing. Continue reading Family fun
Our tradition continues with the 2013 edition of our annual holiday letter. Learn about the items we were able to check off our bucket list, why we will never be bona fide New Yorkers (spoiler: it’s because we’ve actually been to the Statue of Liberty), and, if you haven’t heard already, our big news for the coming year. Continue reading Our annual holiday letter, 2013
A (mostly) true story from one day in the life of the Hibdon family.
“Right!” Susan said. “The key words here are ‘back in the sixties,’ when Johnson was president, people wore bellbottoms, you made tuna casserole, and smoking was the hip, groovy thing to do. Notice that all of those things are bad ideas.” Continue reading Folly & foolishness
In our world where people are confused, how are Latter-day Saint parents to go about raising their children? Fortunately, the Lord has given us direction through the scriptures and prophets and apostles, and it all begins with having the courage to share our testimonies with our children.
A talk Dustin gave in church on Mother’s Day, Sunday, 12 May 2013—with audio! Continue reading Trend parenting for Latter-day Saints
Introducing a new section of Dialann.org where you can meet Susan, Dustin, and Fiona, the people behind this website and Dialann the magazine. Continue reading Meet our family!
I’ve learned a lot of words since I was born. “Family” is one of the most important. Continue reading The meaning of family