The Exponent Blog

Virtual Oases X etc.

This weekend was too beautiful, too new, too colorful, too alive to spend much time at the computer. I made grass whistles with my nieces and pushed swings in the park. Last year’s Easter...

Our eco-footprints

Please take a moment to take this footprint quiz*. The results will tell you, in a rough estimate, what your ecological ‘footprint’ is on the earth. The results can be fairly sobering–especially for those...

Cairns along the journey of an LDS woman

The other week I went hiking in Arches National Park in southern Utah. Started out to the Landscape Arch, and felt so good that I continued on to the Double O Arch. It was...

Exponent Bloggers at Sunstone West

April 22, 5-6:30 pm, Claremont Graduate University Several of us (including jana, brookewill, caroline, dora and amelia) will be speaking in a panel discussion at Sunstone West next weekend. We would love to have...

Sabbaticals and Homecomings

In my first two years or so of blog-reading, I stuck mostly to the large group blogs dealing with LDS issues. However, since joining this blog, I have been actively branching out, looking for...

Reflections on Ironing a Christening Dress

By Maureen Ursenbach BeecherOriginally published in the Winter 1976 issue of Exponent IICareful not to catch the iron in the lace. Hand knit lace, three wide panels of it, making the organdy dress a...

Virtual Oases IX

A weekly summary of Mormon women’s voices on the web and in the news. Starfoxy: “Body-snatched” New biography of orginal Exponent Editor Emmeline B. Wells Activists urge tolerance toward gays/lesbians at BYU (begins with...

Enrichment Potluck

Last month, I went to the Relief Society birthday party in my ward. I got there a little late, so I dropped off my assigned potato salad and found a table to sit down....