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Last Sunday in church, I got up and shared my meager testimony with the rest of my Mormon ward. Nothing bad happened. It could have.... [Read More]
The makers of Uh-Oh Gunpowder have approached me with a large endorsement contract offer. For half a million dollars annually, they want to put my... [Read More]
We are officially in the "Bers" now — September, October, November, December. The Bers are the long bell tolling for a year that is rapidly... [Read More]
If I had to choose between no church and no nachos, I'd go with no church. I love nachos. Church is sometimes terrible, sometimes great.... [Read More]
It works like this:... [Read More]
A lot is going on currently in the upper stratosphere of U.S. politics, business, diplomacy and jurisprudence. Much of it is confusing, opinionated and about... [Read More]
which I regularly attend... [Read More]
Because I'm old, I have trouble sleeping. Part of it I blame on the feeble workings of what's left of an abused conscience. I'll be... [Read More]
I officially became a Mormon in 1961, when the Old Man raised his hand, said some words and shoved me under water in a Zaragoza,... [Read More]
I'm an ex-cop, taxpayer, father, grandfather, a compliant husband, writer, a churchgoing Mormon and — believe it or not — a regular user of marijuana.... [Read More]
On Thursday evening, after an exhausting journey, we arrived home from our annual family vacation to Bear Lake. Pulling into the driveway, I opened the... [Read More]
Robert Kirby is on vacation. This is a reprint of a previous column, but we're convinced the premise still applies today. Hi. My name is... [Read More]
Robert Kirby is on vacation. Honestly, it's hard to tell the difference from when he's working. Anyway, this is a reprint of a 2006 column.... [Read More]
Although I nearly went insane a few times, I don't regret serving a two-year Mormon mission. It did me a lot of good, although not... [Read More]
The recent rescue of a 13-year-old Utah Boy Scout, lost for nearly two days in the Wyoming wilderness, comes as a relief. Not everyone who... [Read More]
Few words strike fear into the hearts of longtime married couples like the phrase "family vacation." In terms of terrors, it ranks right up there... [Read More]
Back when we lived in Utah County, my wife and I were herding our young daughters into church one Sunday when something horrible happened. It... [Read More]
For the record, I have never intentionally shot another person. Not with a gun larger than .22-caliber. However, I've accidentally shot other people with lots... [Read More]
A couple of days ago, while checking out at a grocery store, I struck up a dangerous conversation with the clerk. Note: Any conversation between... [Read More]
Mormons currently attend church for three hours every Sunday. This doesn't count our holy "holidays" like stake and General Conference, when the meeting time shrinks... [Read More]