Category: LDS Life

Why is BYU successfull right now? 0

Why is BYU successfull right now?

It’s all summed up in a single quote from BYU’s head coach, Bronco Mendenhall: “What’s happening here isn’t about me,” he says. “My ultimate goal is for my job to be expendable, where I...

The Refiner’s Fire 0

The Refiner’s Fire

There are tragedies in this world that nobody ever expects will happen to them.  It’s always someone else that experiences tragedy.  Yesterday, tragedy hit far too close to home.  My sister-in-law, Liz, and her...

iPhone scriptures (and more) 2

iPhone scriptures (and more)

I’ve reviewed the iPhone in the past and although I love the device, it has it’s problems and I have my pet peeves.  One of the cons I mentioned in my review was a...

Scientists “prove” Adam and Eve — kinda 1

Scientists “prove” Adam and Eve — kinda

Scientist recently studied mitochondrial DNA to determine ancestry at a large scale level.  Their objective was to  determine lineage across today’s major racial groups.  They took 147 individuals from these groups and analyzed the...

Card pleads with Romney over illegal immigration 7

Card pleads with Romney over illegal immigration

Orson Scott Card has once again posted an opinion on the 2008 presidential race.  Although Card indicates that the war is still one of the major priorities of this election, he speaks mostly concerning...

Book Review: Folk of the Fringe 2

Book Review: Folk of the Fringe

When I see a new Orson Scott Card book pop-up on Audible.com, I snatch it up and give it a listen. So when Folk of the Fringe came up, I recognized it as a...

Only in Utah 1

Only in Utah

So in Utah, we deal with some interesting quirks in the culture. Here’s something you would never hear on the radio anywhere but Utah. [audio:ksfioops.mp3] Apparently, she was hopped up on Nyquil or something...

The link between linguistics and dementia 1

The link between linguistics and dementia

According to this article, those who are bilingual (and use both languages on a daily basis) have a better chance of avoiding (or at least delaying onset of) dementia.  I knew I was supposed...