Confessions of a Chameleon

My earliest memories of chameleons are from Walt Disney.  When I was a kid, our family used to gather around the TV set and watch the Sunday night Disney movie. […]

UPDATE: Since I first wrote out and edited the post, things have changed again.  All of my visitation with my daughters has been cancelled.  No it’s not exactly legal, and […]

Todo Lists

  I have to admit that there are times when I wonder if I am a “good enough” Mormon.  For instance, in the most recent general women’s meeting of our […]

When my website developed a technical issue that I could not overcome a little over six months ago, I did my best to save all of the posts, vowing to […]

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 […]

Parable of the Rubik's cube

  I wish I could take credit for this idea, but the original was presented by Angela during Relief Society last week. (You can get a feel for her vibrant personality from her […]

My firstborn turns 18 in a few weeks.  Something about that fact has caused me to become very reflective in my quiet moments.  Because my life didn’t turn out the […]

Do I Dare Try to Be Funny?

I have a decent sense of humor — when I’m speaking to someone.  As a teacher, my students love my off-beat style.  But writing is different — I think I […]

Justice Cannot Rob Mercy

The first time I came across the idea was while reading the scriptures: “Mercy cannot rob justice.” (Alma 42:25)  It has a terribly ominous ring to it!  Having grown up in Protestant […]