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But There's No Net

Life definitely holds twists, turns, and surprises. I’ve always known that I am a high-stress individual. “Overachiever” and “Workaholic” actually tend to sound like compliments to me. My husband finally […]

Personal Music Choices

Church leaders have often spoken about the need to have uplifting music in our homes. I have made the switch away from popular radio. As a musician, I really missed […]

I must admit that I am glad the holidays are almost over.  I have such mixed feelings when major holidays arrive.  On one hand, I love the change in the […]

Making Peace

Life seems to be filled with cognitive dissonances — those events we experience and choices we make that push us up against two deeply held ideals that are actually in […]

Preparing to Vote

I must admit that I am a fan of early voting.  I tend to keep my todo list stuffed, and early voting gives me the flexibility to vote at a […]

Reflecting on Parenthood

The past couple of weeks have been a bit difficult. My mom had a serious medical emergency (she is fine now), and that brought out a lot of old family […]

Before I dive into my “pontifications” for the week, just a reminder that the General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is happening this weekend.  You […]

Who Am I?

I have often desired to be like a very cheerful, upbeat friend that I had in high school.  Trish could be counted on to emphatically say, “Praise the Lord!” to […]