Monthly Archives: May 2012

Spelling of words debris, glistened and perspiration

Well as I work on my latest book, I see that there are multiple words I keep messing up on. So we’ll see if these mnemonics may help me for remembering them in the future. Debris = when items are … Continue reading

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Here are Press Contacts for Utah for when you want to send out a press release to promote an event or book

Last year I attend an eBook conference in American Fork Utah. An author by the name of Caleb Wamock said he’d share press contacts that he had gathered for those who attended. When you have a press release these are … Continue reading

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Checklist when buying a new or used coat.

I should have thought of this checklist in the fall or winter. ahh well. So it’s either a little bit late or really early. Ask these questions when buying a new coat and you might be more likely to make … Continue reading

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Specialization is much like different types of brooms

I hope this object lesson can be useful to youthful ministries, family devotionals and family home evenings. There is a lot of use for a person who knows a lot of information about a lot of things but, there is … Continue reading

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Traits of a hero presentation: Presentation at Conduit

Well I gave my presentation at Conduit. There were about 30 people in the room. I told three stories, discussed some popular fiction books and gave examples from history of heroic traits of real people. The presentation was well received. … Continue reading

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Differences between Effect and Affect

I have a hard time remembering the difference between the words Effect and Affect. So here are some ideas. Effect means to make a change or to alter something. Effect is when I make a lot of effort to accomplish … Continue reading

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Avoiding the one trick pony in creativity

There are many ways to be creative and I was given an interesting challenge this month. At work, I have a friend R. has a sister who has breast cancer. R’s sister decided to shave off her hair before it … Continue reading

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More advice on Blogging from Story@Home

A couple of months ago, I attended Story@Home story telling / family history conference. (http://www.cherishbound.com/blog/storyathome/ ) I found the conference to be very good and had valuable information. Here are the last of my notes about blogging. – Content is … Continue reading

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Next Patriot Camp Meeting may 30th

Looking for volunteers to help with: http://www.utahpatriotcamp.com/home

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Object Lesson: Trials of life compared to the different sharp edges of knives.

I hope this lesson will be of use for family devotionals, youth ministries or family home evenings. Tonight’s object lesson is comparing the sharp edges of knives to trials in our lives. There is a wide variety of challenges we … Continue reading

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