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Idle Thoughts

Some years ago, I had a friend and classmate named Anthony, who had a very special talent. He could speak backwards. If you gave him any word, he could nearly instantly say it backwards. He could also say it backwards in most any type of accent you wanted…
Some years ago, I had a friend and classmate named Anthony, who had a very special talent. He could speak backwards. If you gave him any word, he could nearly instantly say it bac… http://hstuff.net/blog/idle-thoughts/

The Old Testament

After speaking with many people of various backgrounds and religions (or lack thereof), I think many people misunderstand the Old Testament. This may be from being misinformed and/or from the lack of desire to find out for oneself. I have also heard excus…
After speaking with many people of various backgrounds and religions (or lack thereof), I think many people misunderstand the Old Testament. This may be from being misinformed and… http://hstuff.net/blog/the-old-testament/

Devil's Gate

Devil's Gate is a feature along the join Mormon and Oregon trails in Wyoming through which the Sweetwater river flows. It is too narrow for wagons and thus they had to go around. Not too far from Devil's gate was a trading post of sorts. I think it closed…
Devil's Gate is a feature along the join Mormon and Oregon trails in Wyoming through which the Sweetwater river flows. It is too narrow for wagons and thus they had to go around. … http://hstuff.net/blog/devils-gate/

I am a Christian

I am a Christian through and through . He was born of Mary (Isaiah 7:14; 9:6, Matthew 1:23). He was baptized of John (Matthew 3:13) and received the Holy Ghost (Matthew 3:16-17). He lived a perfect life and took upon himself the price that we ourselves co…
I am a Christian through and through . He was born of Mary (Isaiah 7:14; 9:6, Matthew 1:23). He was baptized of John (Matthew 3:13) and received the Holy Ghost (Matthew 3:16-17). … http://hstuff.net/blog/i-am-a-christian/

Roadside Assistance

Today as I was doing some things around the house I realized I needed a few things to finish the task at hand. Where we live, most things you need are 30 miles away. So, I mentioned this to my wife who said she needed a few things and wanted to make a qui…
Today as I was doing some things around the house I realized I needed a few things to finish the task at hand. Where we live, most things you need are 30 miles away. So, I mention… http://hstuff.net/blog/roadside-assistance/

Is there a silver lining

Some years ago, I lived in Cache valley while attending Utah State Univ. The valley can be cold at times, temperature inversions being common. That is where it is warmer in the mountains than in the valley. One January, I think it was of '03, there was a…
Some years ago, I lived in Cache valley while attending Utah State Univ. The valley can be cold at times, temperature inversions being common. That is where it is warmer in the mo… http://hstuff.net/blog/silver-lining/

What is a hero?

I do not watch much TV. I find it contrived. I was just watching the news when a commercial came on that made me think. It was advertising the movie Iron Man 2. I have nothing against the movie and will probably even see it, eventually. However, I really …
I do not watch much TV anymore, I find it contrived. However, I was just watching some news when a commercial came on that made me think. It was an advertisement for the movie Iro… http://hstuff.net/blog/what-is-a-hero/

Complaints

I work with people that often complain. Morale is generally low and complaining drags everyone down. I admit that I participate in that complaining all too often. With such engativity it is difficult to stay positive.  "No misfortune is so bad that whini…
I work with people that often complain. Morale is generally low and complaining drags everyone down. I admit that I participate in that complaining all too often. With such negati… http://hstuff.net/blog/complaints/

What Matters

I am not a big fan of sports. I like to occassionally watch an NBA game or something. I grew up in Utah so I do have a soft spot for the Jazz. I do like Coach Jerry Sloan. He does not put up with players who have a "holier than thou" attitude. He works…
I am not a big fan of sports. I like to occassionally watch an NBA game or something. I grew up in Utah so I do have a soft spot for the Jazz. I do like Coach Jerry Sloan. He do… http://hstuff.net/blog/what-matters/

Luke

For about the last 15 years our church here has put on a pageant of sorts. It is a series of scenes walking you through the Easter story. The different scenes are in sequential rooms so that sets do not have to be changed. There is a scene with the apo…
For about the last 15 years our church here has put on a pageant of sorts. It is a series of scenes walking you through the Easter story. The different scenes are in sequential … http://hstuff.net/blog/luke/

Karma

Karma, as defined by the "ultimate source of all knowledge", is a way to encourage good behavior in people. It is the belief that if you do something that, eventually, you will get rewarded for that action. Good for good and bad for bad. This is vague…
Karma, as defined by the "ultimate source of all knowledge", is a way to encourage good behavior in people. It is the belief that if you do something that, eventually, you will… http://hstuff.net/blog/karma/

Less Traveled

As I mentioned in a previous post, I am in Houston for the LPSC (Lunar and Planetary Sciences Conference). On the flight here, I sat next to a fellow by the name of Duke. I had fully intended to sleep the whole flight but Duke wanted to talk and, as my…
As I mentioned in a previous post, I am in Houston for the LPSC (Lunar and Planetary Sciences Conference). On the flight here, I sat next to a fellow by the name of Duke. I had … http://hstuff.net/blog/less-traveled/