Monthly Archives: January 2020

Another Swing Set in Ghana, this Time in the North

Last year, I traveled to Ghana to install playgrounds at 3 separate locations around Accra, located in southern Ghana along its coast with the Atlantic Ocean.  Those installations went smoothly thanks to valuable help provided by Paul G., a Texan … Continue reading

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Proposals to Improve BYU

In a recent op-ed piece in, student Nate Delgado proposes that Brigham Young University eliminate its graduation requirement of 14-credit hours of religion classes: College is no joke. Students commit themselves to four or more years to intensive studying, … Continue reading

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How to Allocate Your LDS Tithe Contributions

Susan Brown at is not a happy camper.  Reacting to the revelation that the LDS Church has a $100B “rainy-day” fund: I’m totally disgusted. I don’t think I’m going to pay tithing next year (I have been teetering anyway, … Continue reading

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