At first you think, "Wow. I must be pretty sharp. They asked me to teach early morning Seminary." Then, through an unintentional but utterly reliable grapevine, you start to suspect that you were second, or third, or maybe even fourth choice for this [...]
It’s that moment when you’re asked to be an early morning Seminary teacher… and you smile and say "yes."
Do you remember the scene in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory when Mr. Wonka is showing the children his “lickable wallpaper?” He points out each row of colorful fruit, excitedly explaining that oranges taste like oranges, strawberries taste like [...]
What are your kids doing right now, on this beautiful August morning with the sun high, the sky blue, the day ripe with possibility? What are your kids doing with this golden orb of time---summer time---that spills like sunshine through [...]
I have so much to tell you about our move to Camas: our new house (love), new neighborhood (love), new town (love) and all the new people we've met (lovelovelove). But before I get into all of that, I cannot [...]
Tracy Kidder--ever heard of him? I bet you have, seeing as he's written, among other things: about a man who escapes civil war and genocide in Brundi, arrives in America with $200, and eventually graduates from Columbia Medical school; and about [...]