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And it was all yellow

Congressman

Further evidence he’s really just a cat

A few nights ago we made pasta and had planned to record the trick where I tie Chuck’s snout shut with a noodle of spaghetti, but before we could get that far we realized that a better video might be one that shows something you can’t really see in a photograph: Chuck doing a half-assed [...]

On the way to Utah County where Sunday best never looked better

Exclamation point, exclamation point, exclamation point, exclamation point

One of the drawbacks of maintaining a public website as anyone who has done this will tell you is that the longer you keep writing online the more people you are likely to piss off. At the same time you are also likely to touch more people’s lives and make more connections, more friends, and [...]

A perfect moment

We are a happy family

I am never disappointed by the brashness with which Jon farts when my cousin GEORGE! is around. He says he enjoys having an audience who will reward him with laughter, but I think it’s more about trying to impress my family, a group of people who think that a good time is blowing up the [...]

I need sunshine

In the last month I have made a concerted effort to seek out new music, and I’ve set aside a thirty minute time period every day to go searching online for artists I haven’t yet heard. I used to do this for hours every day when my life wasn’t filled with other priorities, and when [...]

Just before bedtime

That last photo is for my mother whose birthday is today. Happy birthday, Mom. DORJ! is in town and is staying with us for a couple days. After we got Leta ready for bed and Jon started to read her stories, I walked back into the living room to tell DORJ! that I was going [...]

Reading

Blurbomat: Why people think Utah is crazy “The only agenda I have is to not legislate hate. And that’s what is happening. Even in small towns, the government should not dictate what is ordained of God.” Mimi Smartypants: the bellhop is funky “I get so excited in the Container Store — look at all those [...]