Please help us select his name. Here are our top choices for first and middle names:
- Charles Call (Charlie)
- Maxwell Call (Max)
- Luke Hardison
- William Murphy
- Hardison Redd
“Jeff & I have become good friends with Karen Eagleston and Becky Craig (plus Maggie Woods & Heidi Christensen). Jeff likes Heidi now. Becky is one of the coolest girls ever! Becky is smart, good looking, righteous, and totally HAPPY! She is always happy. We have a lot in common. Maybe I’ll fall in love with her when I get home from my mission.”
I entered the MTC exactly one month after that entry was made. It was only after I left her daily presence that I realized how much I missed her. Unbeknownst to her, for the next two years I proceeded to tell people all over Japan that she was my girlfriend.
My prediction of falling in love with her came true…
(This photo was taken within days of the journal entry. We went with a group of friends to see the Christmas lights at Temple Square.)
SEVEN years ago (soon after the 9-11 attacks, and the same day that the U.S. started the war in Afghanistan) President Hinckley gave a talk entitled, “The Times in Which We Live” in which he referenced Pharaoh’s Dream. You remember, Donny Osmond sang about it…the one that talks about SEVEN years of plenty followed by SEVEN years of famine.
I noticed that Elder Packer also referenced Pharaoh’s Dream in the Arizona state-wide stake conferences a couple of weeks ago.
Article II of the U.S. Constitution states:
No person except a natural born Citizen, or a Citizen of the United States, at the time of the Adoption of this Constitution shall be eligible to the Office of President; neither shall any Person be eligible to that Office who shall not have attained to the Age of thirty-five Years, and been fourteen Years a Resident within the United States.
So, I guess that means the balls in my court now.
Credit goes to Emily for reminding me of this forgotten bit of civics…if only I had remembered earlier! Perhaps I could have been the one announcing who my new White House chief of staff would be this week!
I was feeling pretty smug on Tuesday, since I had thrown a fairly substantial pile of coinage into the market on Monday.
Wednesday and Thursday haven’t been as much fun.
My last foray into non-401k investing – March 2000, 100% internet stocks – was a complete disaster (the portfolio lost over 90% of its value). So, if I offer you any investing advice, like this, you can simply respond, “Thanks, but no thanks”.
Dear Mother Nature,
Maybe you’ve been distracted lately, but it’s November tomorrow. I realize you are the undisputed expert on the subject, so I hope you will pardon my impudence, but the four seasons are supposed to be divided into roughly equal parts. Summer had its turn. Fall and Winter want a chance to show their stuff. It is already snowing in many parts of the country. It is time to turn down the temp in the Grand Canyon state.
If we have to be unseasonable anything, can it be cool? Please.