This has been a good week for us. I got my new companion, Elder Harris, on Wednesday and we went straight to work. He is from Springville, Utah and has been out on his mission about the same amount of time as me.
Archives for April 2010
Recently I have been concerned about the increased deficit spending by the Obama Administration. The risk of inflation, even hyperinflation, seems to be in our future. With a little study I was surprised to learn scores of countries have experienced hyperinflation. In November 2008, Zimbabwe had a monthly inflation rate of 79,600,000,000% and an annual […]
Last week’s poll asked if gays should be allowed to marry. The results did not surprise me with 79% answering No. Only 13% answered Yes. This week’s poll is straightforward enough — have you ever used Facebook?
Thank you everybody for the especially great captions. The first prize is a Cadbury’s Fruit & Nut 3.5 oz milk chocolate bar. Melissa is this week’s caption winner.
It is crazy to hear what is happening in Mongolia. I think I’ll finish my mission here in Washington, but I am grateful that I was able to serve there for a year.
My wife shot a brilliant sequence of five photographs of my granddaughter Aurora.
The Cost of War lets you see the cost of war to your community. For example, the state of Utah’s share of the money spent would be $5,277,419,209.
This week was another adventure. As soon as I think I am comfortable with an area something seems to happen. I got a call on Tuesday midday saying I’d be transferred to Vancouver Washington. So on Wednesday morning (the next day) I was transferred.