Lamb of God

Lamb of God

I’m doing something very new to me. This Sunday, and the Sunday after, I’m singing a solo in an oratorio called “Lamb of God.” I’m playing the character of Thomas. I’ve never, until three weeks or so ago, had a voice lesson. No...
Winds of Change that Change Nothing

Winds of Change that Change Nothing

 Photo attribution: here I am feeling the winds of change here at The Weed. But that’s nothing new. I feel the winds of change over here regularly. And then I write about those winds of change, becoming all meta, and then 80% of the time, nothing actually...
At the outset of a really big year…

At the outset of a really big year…

This year feels big to me. I’m halfway through being 35. Maybe that’s why. If there is any youth in me left, I feel like it’s about to eked out in the next few years, like the last blobs of toothpaste in an almost empty tube. I still look almost...

Birthday

This is another sad post about my mom. Today’s her birthday. BTW, I have another post I’m working on about my trip to Rexburg, which was a really great experience. But before I finish that, I felt the desire to post what I wrote on my Mom’s Facebook...

Strange, the things that bring out the grief.

A sentence, transcribing my mom’s journal. She says “I’m going to miss Relief Society, but I’ll be back soon enough. . .” She is 25. I’ve just been born. She has been called to be in Primary, and she is excited to be working with...