Crazy True

Crazy True

I am writing this piece on my younger sister’s birthday. Her life and accomplishments are enormous. At least from my perspective, they dwarf my own attainments. And that is fine. Life is not a contest. I want the very best for her. That is what is important to me.  ...
The Sweet Spot

The Sweet Spot

One of my most exhilarating experiences is familiar and comfortable. Though not common, it is regular. I know you have experienced this as well. What you call it, however, may vary some.   Let me explain with an example. I love the thesaurus. That statement may not...
Sign On

Sign On

Millions of people stream favorite tunes in our day. iPods, iPhones, and playlists are common and ubiquitous. While previously our daily ritual often included fastening a watch to our wrist—or, in days long gone by, placing the piece in a vest pocket—today it seems...
Win or Lose

Win or Lose

This is definitely one of my favorite times of the year: fall leaves, cooler temperatures, college football teams competing, and little league baseball. Watching the boys play the game they love is fun.   I have been rather nostalgic in my writing these past few...
Makeover

Makeover

Occasionally we do something just to check it off the list. Most of the time, however, our intent is to do what is right (even when we can’t yet do it for the right reason).   We held stake conference in our newly renovated Alpine tabernacle today. As we walked into...
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