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Alyssa Peterson

June 20, 2008 | 28 comments

I kinda vaguely remember hearing about that LDS woman who was killed in Iraq awhile back. Read more »


June 19, 2008 | 43 comments

“The Church is happier with doubters who go on missions and accept ward callings than with the vocally orthodox who find ways to shirk.” Discuss. Read more »

‘So many roads lead to a wet wipe’

June 13, 2008 | 29 comments

More grist for the mill here. Please read, return, and report. P.S.–I never wash my floors either. Read more »

Revelation 1:12-20

June 4, 2008 | 5 comments

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A Thomas Jefferson Education?

May 31, 2008 | 246 comments

UPDATE (8/12/13):  When I wrote this post, I had no idea what was going on “behind the scenes.”  Please be sure to read this–it concerns accusations of fraud against DeMille and his ouster from GWC.   For the uninitiated, Thomas Jefferson Education (hereafter TJE) is a method of homeschooling–a method very popular among Mormons. Read more »

A Post Too Good for the Sidebar

May 29, 2008 | 2 comments

Should be of particular interest to our SSM hounds. Read more »

Revelation 1:4-11

May 28, 2008 | 12 comments

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Introducing Innocents to the Fallen World

May 21, 2008 | 24 comments

Scene One: In the car. Read more »

Revelation 1:1-3

May 20, 2008 | 19 comments

So much for one post per chapter. Read more »

Revelation 21:10-21

May 16, 2008 | 52 comments

Before we begin, we need to begin at the beginning: Read more »

Let’s Prognosticate

May 15, 2008 | 71 comments

Gas prices. Food prices. Credit crisis. Recession. Iraq. Iran. Read more »

Food Storage Idea

May 14, 2008 | 26 comments

There’s a really good conversation about food storage over at MMW and I want to throw one more idea out there, because it hadn’t occurred to me until recently that the best place to do my food storage buying was the most expensive grocery store in town. Read more »


May 7, 2008 | 99 comments

If one more Mormon tells me to see Expelled, I am going to scream. Read more »

Mormons and Reality Shows

May 6, 2008 | 24 comments

Read and discuss. Read more »

How to read an “autobiographical novel”

April 15, 2008 | 27 comments

I have no idea. You tell me. Read more »

Some Thoughts about Provident Living

April 13, 2008 | 36 comments

Two questions, actually. Read more »

Marriott, Again

April 11, 2008 | 149 comments

I know we’ve had this conversation before, but . . . Read more »

Playing with Fire

March 22, 2008 | 24 comments
Playing with Fire

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More Mormon Urban Legends?

March 9, 2008 | 32 comments

How about the one about the frog in boiling water? Read more »

The Quote that Wouldn’t Die

March 9, 2008 | 74 comments

Remember that one about youth being generals in the war in heaven? Read more »

Homeschooling Kindergarten

March 5, 2008 | 54 comments

I’m frequently asked how to homeschool kindergarten, so I thought it might be useful to post it for future reference. Read more »

Book Review: Bound on Earth

February 22, 2008 | 10 comments

Angela Hallstrom’s debut novel, Bound on Earth, is worth reading. Read more »

Mothers Who Know: Homes and Temples

February 4, 2008 | 87 comments

In her General Conference address last Fall, President Beck said, “Growth happens best in a “house of order,” and women should pattern their homes after the Lord’s house (see D&C 109).” Read more »

Have an Average Day

January 17, 2008 | 20 comments

Read this (it’s short). Read more »