Today has been a very special day for me. It started out like any other workday: I got up, let the dog out, showered, ate, drove to work, made myself ...

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One More Ray of Hope


  This is a photo of my sister, Megan, and her 7-year-old daughter, Aubrey.  Aubrey was born in Utah about three weeks before I moved from Utah ...

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New Song: Silent Lullaby


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

Tea Rose in hot pink

When I moved into my house, the front yard looked rather like this: This screenshot was from 2011 when the Google Maps truck drove by and took a snaps...

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Purdy Flower!

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

This happy puppy just loves having a back yard!

When I got Luke the Dog™, I lived in a 4-bedroom house in Provo with a couple of friends.  The house had a two-car garage, and a decent yard. The y...

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Luke’s Yard