Stories of My Life

AKA “the blog” – this is a hodge-podge mixup of everything else I feel like posting.


My family traditionally has a cookout at our favorite bridge in American Fork canyon when we’re all together, but sometimes the weather is just not cooperative. And when that happens, we turn to IHOP. I got to play with my new camera, too. 🙂 Enjoy these cute pictures of my nieces:


BOM Project: 2 Nephi: 7

So, sometimes I don’t even read chapters sequentially. Tonight I needed this. I was looking up something else for the kids at FHE and ran across this one instead. It’s Nephi’s copy of one of his favorite chapters from Isaiah (because those scriptures were valuable to him, too). Anyway I don’t want to go into […]


BOM Project: Omni

So I was going to dive right in to Mosiah, but since we’re talking about King Benjamin here, we might as well jump in where he’s truly introduced: in Omni. Omni is a strange book, again just one chapter. (I remember it being a pretty cool magazine, too.) Omni straight up admits he has not […]


Dating 2.0

Greetings, programs. I was going to write this great article on my new approach to dating. It was privately published on April 24th with just these notes: Get a clear scope Filter Input Use test cases Version control Know when to commit The idea was that I’d finally figured out how to date: I realized […]



OK. I’m gonna be honest. I feel absolutely lousy today. So I tell myself, well, being grumpy won’t make you feel better — cheer up, right? And then I try extra hard to be cheerful. But it’s hard to be cheerful when it freaking hurts to breathe. And that makes me sad, and then I […]