Miscellany – The Unifying Force of Disasters

June 2, 2017

I have struggled with the concept of Gay Pride over the years, but one element of Pride Month is generally well-understood: Sometimes we have sunshine, and other times it rains on our parade. But regardless of […]

Miscellany – The Old Address Book

December 12, 2016

For more years than I can remember, I have been sending out cards during the holidays. I’m not always sure of people’s religious affiliations, so I look for a card that has a greeting or […]

Miscellany – Little Helen

February 20, 2016

Mary Gressmann had a little girl who was almost always by her side. I first took notice of her in church when I was giving one of my “talks,” as they were called, memorized over the week and delivered in Sunday’s Sacrament Meeting. […]

Miscellany – Dona’s Eye

January 17, 2016

It started out innocently. My partner, Steven, was sent a novelty eyeball in a care package from a loved one back home in Texas. […]