By the Spirit

By: Keith Trottier Photo Credit: Lindsay Cyngot Like what you read? PLEASE donate. These posts take a lot of time, thought and effort to put together. So if you’d like me to keep writing: Click Here to Donate! _____________ Before we start I’m trying something new. I’m giving you the entire text. No Part I and … Continue reading

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Stay

By: Keith Trottier Photo Credit: Khomenko Like what you read? PLEASE donate. These posts take a lot of time, thought and effort to put together. So if you’d like me to keep writing: Click Here to Donate! _____________ Watch this video: Just Be There – A Message from USGA at BYU CLICK IT DANG IT. _____________ … Continue reading

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The Manner of Happiness Part II

By Keith Trottier Photo Credit: Peter Cyngot: 2013 Like what you read? PLEASE donate. These posts take a lot of time, thought and effort to put together. So if you’d like me to keep writing: Click Here to Donate! _____________ Our backyard in North Las Vegas wasn’t large in comparison to our one acre of land … Continue reading

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I Believe in Rexburg: A Response to My Letter to the Editor

By Keith Trottier Photo Credit: Lindsay Cyngot: “Sleepsong” 2013 Like what you read? Donate as much as you feel the post was worth to keep me writing. Click Here to Donate! When I came to Rexburg I was a runaway. I was fresh off my mission and in the middle of my escape from the toxic fallout … Continue reading

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Chapter 2: Strange Attractions

Like what I write? Donate Here! I found myself sitting in Trigonometry on my very first day of college.  Why I decided to take Trig after not having taken a math class in over 5 years is beyond me.  I have always been reasonably good at math.  It takes a lot of work and practice, … Continue reading

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A Letter to the Editor

I would like to take a moment to call to your attention that at the bottom of each post there is a green bit of text that says: “Click here to donate.” PLEASE donate. If you can just donate a dollar it’d help out so much. Writing these posts takes a lot of time, thought, … Continue reading

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An Apology

To the Reader, I would like to apologize on the lack of postings lately. Due to health issues I’ve been rendered to my bed for most of the past week and due to a fever lasting the better part of that week, a sore throat, and a constant headache I’ve had little to no mind … Continue reading

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Chapter 1: Arrival

Like what I write? Donate Here! College. The sun shone down on the crisp September scene as I waved goodbye to my parents. It would be a few months before I would see them again. I was in college. I had my own apartment, kiddy corner from the BYU-Idaho stadium. What was I getting myself into? … Continue reading

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The Manner of Happiness Part I

It was another clear day and the sky shone an almost electric blue as the Vegas sun blazed from above in its usual attempt to cook the desert metropolis in which I had grown up. My mother drove our old, bronze Cadillac. The window was down and her curly, platinum blonde hair billowed in the … Continue reading

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Transitions Part II

I walked into my plain, undecorated bedroom after a long day of school and sat on my dinky twin-sized bed. Dylan, my roommate, sat on the edge of his bed and read his scriptures with a serious expression. When I first moved into my bedroom and started to store away things in my closet I … Continue reading

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