Month: June 2011

Saratoga Springs SR03 – Why I voted to Repeal HB 116

Utah HB 116As an elected GOP Utah State Delegate for Saratoga Springs SR03 Precinct, it was my opportunity and obligation to go to the Utah State GOP State Organizing Convention that was held on Jun 18, 2011.

The convention had a resolution proposed, “Uphold the Constitution of the United States and Republican Platforms:  Repeal HB 116 and Replace” by Keri Witte.   You can read the full text of the resolution by going to the link above.    Basically the resolution calls on all GOP elected officials to do what they can to see that HB 116 is repealed and another bill is introduced …

Resolution 116 (Yeah or Nay)?

This Saturday (6/18/2011) I will be going to the Utah GOP convention.  Besides electing the GOP State officers for the next two years, we have been asked to vote Yeah or Nay to HB116 and ask the State GOP reps to repeal it in the next election.

The resolution is titled “Uphold the Constitution of the United States and Republican Immigration
Platforms: Repeal HB116 and Replace”  You can view the PDF of the resolution here: Uphold_Constitution-GOP_State_Resolution

I have this question for my friends, family and neighbors.  Should I vote in favor of the repeal or not?  I have my own …

Your one of those!

We recently purchased a 12 Passenger Chevy Express 2500 Van.  After mistakingly thinking that we were done having kids, we are now expecting our 6th child (Girls 5, Boys 1).  The old Chevy Venture was no longer going to fit our family.  The family now calls this new van the BASS.  Punk #5  can now be heard saying,  “Look, Mom, there is another BASS.”   If it is big, has the Chevy symbol on its grille, it is a BASS.  The BASS has changed our lives.  The perception of our neighbors, family, and those seeing us on the street …

Men of their word

In the Book of Mormon, Nephi and his brothers are asked by their father Lehi to return to Jerusalem to get some things they needed for their journey in the wilderness.  In the process they meet a man named Zoram.  He was about to run away from them and to tell everyone about them.  But they asked him to join their group in the wilderness.   Here is what it says he did: “And it came to pass that aZoram did take courage at the words which I (Nephi) spake. Now Zoram was the name of the servant; and he …

Brain Transplant

This was an email that was sent to me.  I thought it was pretty FUNNY, so I am posting it here.

Standard pricing procedure

In the hospital the relatives gathered in the waiting room, where a family member lay gravely ill. Finally, the doctor came in looking tired and somber.

‘I’m afraid I’m the bearer of bad news,’ he said as he surveyed the worried faces. ‘The only hope left for your loved one at this time is a brain transplant.  It’s an experimental procedure, very risky, but it is the only hope. Insurance will cover the procedure, but you …