English by birth, American by choice. Teacher and researcher by birth, Writer by choice. No dress rehearsal, this is my life!

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After a five-month hiatus of traveling, researching, writing, reading, reconnecting with loved ones after 24 years, and more especially falling in love once more with my sweetheart from 46 years ago, I am back.

I have much to share and discuss with you, and I am…

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I first met Bishop Richard A. Bastard, or as he prefers to be called Bishop Rich Bastard, over 30 years ago in England. A charismatic middle-aged man with a love for expensive cars and suits to match. He had two councilors serving with him on the Bishopric; Brother N. Titled…

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What would someone, who is not of this Earth we live on, think about the way we live our lives today? Would they be impressed by our technology and our impressive military weapons? Would they be impressed that we have divided ourselves up into nations and caste systems? Would they…

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I am not anti-Mormon. I was not looking to be anti-anything. My nature is to be positive and believing. During my thirty-four year membership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, I fully accepted the many holes and challenges that came my way as a professional historian, for…

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1 Corinthians 3:2 — I have fed you with milk, and not with meat: for hitherto ye were not able to bear it, neither yet now are ye able.

The above-quoted scripture from the King James Version of the Bible is the usual response offered to any member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints or the Mormons when questions of honesty or a lack of information are discussed. Basically, the rote response is we didn’t tell…

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