Starbucks got a lot of flack because they used plain red cups this year instead of ones decorated with snowflakes as in years past. Steven Colbert had a funny bit about it. But did you know that from a historical perspective, it was Christians who don’t like to celebrate Christmas?
I watched an interesting documentary last week, The Tillman Story. Pat Tillman played NFL football for the Arizona Cardinals, and unexpectedly quit the NFL and enlisted in the army rangers following the September 11 attacks. I knew he had been killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan in 2004, and there was a coverup, but didn’t really […]
Many of you have noticed a blast from the past on my blog. Back in Feb 2013, my host server crashed and I had to back up my blog and try to restore it. I picked WordPress.com, thinking that was a good choice. Well, it didn’t restore all my posts–I was missing about 150 of […]
This past weekend, we noticed that Meet the Mormons was at the Dollar Theater (actually it is $1.50), so we went to see it. (I admit it–we don’t like to pay the higher prices.) I walked into the theater, and it was nearly sold out. A recent article said that Utah County is 84% Mormon […]
This week is the Sundance Film Festival, and one of headlining movies was Mitt: The documentary (it’s now available on Netflix.) Don’t forget to participate in the LDS Film Festival coming up Feb 5-8.) I’m curious if any of you have seen it?
The History Channel just produced one of the most successful series dealing with the Bible in a few decades. I heard so much good about it that I decided to purchase the entire series on iTunes, having never seen the series at all. I’ve had occasion to watch the first 2 episodes and wanted to […]