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New Appreciation for Celebrating Easter

Posted on Apr 21, 2014 in Family, Family News, Journal

We’ve been through a hectic time. In fact, reviewing our activities of the past several months Sandy and I were musing how nice it would be again to some day take a vacation. Our last was in 2010. I think...

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When the Media Takes on LDS Doctrine

Posted on Apr 7, 2014 in Church, In the News, Journal, Last Days

General Conference weekend did not disappoint. After watching all five sessions of Conference I walk away recharged, refreshed and recommitted to living the Gospel of Jesus Christ. This conference had a bit of a...

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Why Global Warming is Entirely Man Made

Posted on Mar 21, 2014 in In the News, Journal, Last Days

The Hollywood version of Noah comes out soon and there has been months of...

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Rumors of War

Posted on Mar 17, 2014 in In the News, Journal

It is concerning to me that while news headlines continue to blare potentially...

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Church Asks OrdainWomen.org Nicely to Go Away

Posted on Mar 17, 2014 in Church, In the News, Journal, Last Days

General Conference is just a few weeks away and already, almost as if it has...

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A Stroll Through the Circle of Life

Posted on Mar 17, 2014 in Family, Journal

We had a great weekend. It presented an opportunity to crash our former world...

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Pictures from America Gone By

Posted on Mar 15, 2014 in In the News, Journal, Last Days

It is one of the most enduring images from an era of iconic visuals seared in...

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In Praise of Dollar Shave Club

Posted on Mar 14, 2014 in Business, Journal

I hate shaving. With a passion. I just detest it. I suppose that is one reason...

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Keith Olbermann Tries to Lecture the World About the Morals of Barry Bonds

Posted on Mar 13, 2014 in Baseball, Journal

Barry Bonds made baseball news this week when, after an absence of some 7...

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Amazon Has Become Costco and I Do Not Like It

Posted on Mar 13, 2014 in In the News, Journal

Amazon announced today they were raising their prices for their Prime...

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The Dishonest World of Mormon Bloggers

Posted on Mar 11, 2014 in Church, Journal

I tend click on many “Mormon” links in my online travels because...

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What Conspiracy Theories Teach Us About the State of the World

Posted on Mar 10, 2014 in In the News, Journal

Over the weekend a Malayasian Airlines flight vanished in seeming thin air...

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Confronting Problems with Mormon History

Posted on Mar 8, 2014 in Church, In the News, Journal

There’s an article quoting President Uchtdorf in today’s Salt Lake...

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Why Militant Mormon Feminists Offend Me

Posted on Mar 7, 2014 in Church, In the News, Journal

Ever since I wrote about the Lies from OrdainWomen.org I’ve been...

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No Revolution Among Mormon Women

Posted on Mar 6, 2014 in Church, In the News, Journal

The NY Times has a piece out today about Mormon women claiming a “flood...

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Life without Sugar

Posted on Mar 6, 2014 in Family, Journal

It would not be the new year without our annual battle to lose weight....

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Modesty is about More than Sexuality

Posted on Mar 1, 2014 in Church, In the News, Journal, Last Days

A controversy of sorts has erupted over a talk given by Elder Ted R. Callister...

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Doctrines Misunderstood

Posted on Feb 27, 2014 in Church, In the News, Journal, Last Days

In recent months the Church has engaged in frank conversation on controversial...

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Lessons in Worklife Simplicity

Posted on Feb 19, 2014 in Business, Journal, Work

When I left See’s a few years ago I made a number of new resolutions in...

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Even the Pioneer Woman Has Enemies

Posted on Feb 7, 2014 in In the News, Journal, Media

I was hoping to attend Roots Tech this week in Salt Lake but work commitments...

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The Difference Between the Church and the Gospel

Posted on Feb 4, 2014 in Church, Journal, Last Days

I was tipped off from a friend who frequents the Great and Spacious Website...

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Of Course Mormons Wanted Mitt to Win

Posted on Feb 1, 2014 in In the News, Journal, Last Days, Media, Politics

An opinion piece out of Mitt Romney’s hometown newspaper The Boston...

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Ancient Evidences of Spiritual Significance

Posted on Jan 25, 2014 in Church, In the News, Journal, Last Days

In the December edition of the Merry Podcast I recorded a segment questioning...

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Change is Good

Posted on Jan 22, 2014 in Business, Journal

Yesterday was a strange day – a day when worlds old and new collided. I...

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Bring Out Yer Dead!

Posted on Jan 1, 2014 in In the News, Journal, Pop Culture

It is New Year’s Day and that can only mean one real trivial pursuit:...

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Family Predictions for 2014

Posted on Dec 31, 2013 in Family, Family News, Journal

Making world predictions is fun and, well, easy. It’s a job for amateurs. But...

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