Brother Bath’s Opus

One of my favorite watch-over-and-over-again movies is Mr. Holland’s Opus.  If you are not familiar with the story, Richard Dreyfuss plays a frustrated young musician whose dream is to become a rich and famous composer. In 1965, he takes a short-term gig as a high school music teacher, planning to use his free time to…… Continue reading Brother Bath’s Opus

Things I Learned Today Sitting on the Edge of Heaven

I sat on the edge of heaven today. A former student, Michelle (Clawson) Uhi, invited me to attend church in her LDS ward (congregation) today, during which her recently returned missionary son reported on his mission. I accepted gladly because I have fond memories of Michelle and wanted to share this proud moment with her.…… Continue reading Things I Learned Today Sitting on the Edge of Heaven