Trent Toone

John Toone and his cello, a painting by Julie Rogers. 0

Finding strength in my ancestors: John Toone

In his book, “Life’s Lessons Learned: Personal Reflections,” Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quorum of the Twelve talks about the positive influence of family histories. He writes: “When individuals and families search out...

My grandpa Charles Mickelsen served aboard the SS Maryville Victory, a cargo ship, during World War II. 0

Finding the SS Maryville Victory

There are benefits to having a blog. Last Veteran’s Day, I posted a blog in honor of my grandpa Charles Mickelsen and his experiences while serving in World War II and Korea. I mentioned...

Brothers Kalen and Trevin at Temple Square. 0

Brotherly love at Temple Square

In recent years, my wife and I have really wanted to start the tradition of taking our family to see the Christmas lights at Temple Square, and we’ve failed to make it happen. This...