Late yesterday (4/18/18) afternoon, I was walking along a street in a neighborhood in northeast Albuquerque near Susan's Acupuncture doctor when someone drove by, then stopped their car. A young man got out of the passenger side and pointed a gun at me. He walked quickly toward me, talking (more like yelling) to me almost … Continue reading Held up at gunpoint
These were on my phone and I wanted to preserve.
Last week, I received a message from from Loren, the Temple Engineer, which had been forwarded by the Temple President, which had been forwarded by the Stake President, which was forwarded by the Bishop. They were looking for help to polish some marble at the Albuquerque Temple. The Temple is shut down this entire month while … Continue reading Polishing Temple Marble
I know I've had posts like this in the past, each time thinking I'm finally well on my to success, only to see my ideas, hard work and investment end in failure without producing any results. So I'm hesitant to, once again, post an update like this, but it's different this time -- really! 🙂 … Continue reading Entrepreneurial Update, April 2018
Our turn to give talks came up again. Brother Esquerra originally asked me to base my talk on a talk by Pres. Dieter Uchtdorf from the Oct 2017 General Conference, titled "3 Sisters", which was an excellent talk on the topic of discipleship that featured 3 sisters, named, Sad, Mad, and Glad. However, after Conference, … Continue reading Sacrament Meeting Talks, April 8th, 2018
Yesterday (Saturday), we managed to watch all 3 sessions of General Conference, despite having to also clean the chapel in the morning, prepare food for Brother Mora's funeral, and attend the funeral and meal afterwards. The first session was a "Solemn Assembly" where we sustained our new Prophet - Russell M. Nelson, and 2 new … Continue reading An historic General Conference (April 2018)
This has been a very interesting week. Susan's been off due to Spring Break so we've done a couple of things out of the ordinary. It started last Saturday with breakfast with the Salisburys. On Monday, we went to a movie - "A Wrinkle In Time". Bro. Winebrenner had suggested we take the grandkids to … Continue reading A busy Spring Break