Category Archive: Personal

The Most Important Thing I Learned From Hubble

In 1990, NASA launched a multibillion-dollar telescope into space. Within weeks, everyone realized something had gone wrong. The pictures Hubble was capturing were a drastically lower  quality than intended. In fact, they were… Continue reading

5 Things to Know About My Experience As An LGBT Mormon

1. I am an LGBT Mormon. This may come as news to many, since it’s not something I’ve probably discussed with the majority of people reading this. So, I will begin this article… Continue reading

Want to Talk to NASA?

If you could ask NASA a question what would it be? On Monday, October 27th, NASA will be launching the Orbital Sciences’ Antares rocket at 6:45 p.m. The rocket is heading to the International… Continue reading

The Most Preventable Birth Defect is Costing All of Us Billions

Today, in honor of national Fetal Alcohol Syndrome awareness day, I’m going to tell you about my brother. In 1999, after many failed attempts to have another child, my parents decided to adopt… Continue reading

From Airplanes to Adoption : The Story of Terri Jensen Moore

“All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” – Abraham Lincoln In 1959, Terri Jensen was born to Glenna Salisbury and George Jensen. She was an unexpected… Continue reading

University Study on Sexism In BBC’s Doctor Who (Infographic)

In April 2014, I completed a study, with several other students, for my Media Research Methods class, which we then entered into BYU-Idaho’s Research and Creative Works Conference. My group’s research took second… Continue reading

Living in a Recovered World

Back in January I took a job as an art model here on campus. However, due to a large volume of people who also took the job, I just started working today. I… Continue reading

Cupcakes, Candice, and Katie

These are my two best friends in the world, Candice and Katie. I’ve lived with them pretty much all through college. Today we went to the magical place that is The Cocoa Bean… Continue reading

You Will Never Regret Being Fearless

Recently I appeared in a friend’s YouTube video entitled Dear Teenage Me. One of the things I said in the video was “You will never regret being fearless.” Boldness seems to me my… Continue reading

Because I Thought I Needed a Third Blog.

I don’t know about you, but three blogs really does seem a bit excessive. But I feel the need to compartmentalize my life, and I just don’t see putting together a blog that… Continue reading