Category: Culture

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The enemy of the good

“Good is what you do, not how you are.” Or, so says the clever answer that some misguided sticklers for grammar might offer when “I’m good” is offered as a response to the question...

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Sunday Christmas and MoTab Singing

I am one of those lucky people who, along with 60,000 of my fellow fans, will be attending one of the three nights of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas concert next week. This is...

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Now I Have The Power

Several days ago I was at a park with my children. There was nothing particularly interesting about this park except for two older boys at one corner play-fighting. I don’t like my children to...

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Are You Ready For Some Football

It’s that time of the year again. There’s a chill in the air, the leaves are changing, I am suddenly craving apples and pumpkin and mr. mraynes spends a good deal of each Saturday...

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The Other Mary

Often when I think of the term “other”, I usually automatically denote a sense of secondary status, if only because something previous or following the “other” is necessary to identify what the “other” is...

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Foods that are the same

A few years ago I delivered a meal of Cornish Pasties to a woman in my ward who just had a baby. A few weeks later she sent me a note thanking me for...

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Saying Thanks

Through some sordid twist of fate I am now one of my ward organists. There are four of us already, and we need more. Sister C has crippling arthritis and cannot play anymore. Sister...