My daughter Kenzie has a unique perspective on life. Sometimes she gives us a glimpse of this perspective by telling us part of her philosophy of life. These golden nuggets of wisdom are called Kenzieisms. Here is one:

Two interesting things never happen on a day that it rains.



For My Son On His 16th Birthday

Now that you are sixteen you will have the opportunity to go on dates. Hooray! Right? Well, yeah, but there are some things you need to know. Some provisos, caveats and quid pro quos, as they say. Continue reading

On Becoming a Teacher


My son Connor is 14 now (he’s a little younger in the photo above), and tomorrow he will be ordained to the office of a Teacher in the Aaronic Priesthood. Continue reading

Pres. Julie Beck

A lot of fantastic things were said in General Conference this weekend, and I want to highlight some of my favorites, but there has been a lot said about President Beck’s talk (the best from Kristine and Julie) and I want to add my thoughts.  Continue reading