Deep Thoughts


First, if you haven’t heard my new song, do give a listen. Besides being one of the best songs I’ve ever written (and, in my not-so-humble...

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Getting Re-Healthy


Wow. So, in a couple of weeks, school will be back in session, the days will start getting shorter, and summer will be coming to a close. I can hardly...

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Summer 2014: An Update

I'm not entirely sure how I ended up looking like a wax statue of myself, but there you are.

“No! You’re not doing it right. You need to be more suave. You’re too juvenile, and too effeminate. It’s not reading at all. You need to do it...

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The Fine Art of Rejection

  “We are drowning in information but starved for knowledge.” – John Naisbitt It was late in the summer of 2012—a standar...

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The Bliss of Ignorance

In most religions, there is a "do" list, and a "don't do" list.  The Mormon church is no different.  The "don&#...

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  A scout is trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean, and reverent.   The sentence...

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Fly Like an Eagle Scout

One of the two maintenance men at my complex is an exceptionally talented photographer who came to the US from Bulgaria to exhibit his work at some ga...

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Finding a Community

To those who voted for Obama: Congratulations on your candidate winning. Please note that his win will not really make that much difference in your da...

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Nothing to See Here, Folks

2008 was the very first year that I voted in a presidential election. In 2004, I had just moved back to Utah, and hadn’t yet registered in time. In ...

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A Cause to Vote