A Visit to the Natural History Museum at Tring

I spent some time at the lovely Natural History Museum in Tring a week ago. I didn’t get to go inside the public museum space, but I did enjoy looking at bug damage on bones in the unregistered collections, helping prepare and clean off some samples, and learning how to look after dermestids. Here are…

Talk Gem: True Greatness

I’m not always sure what I want to share on this blog. Rather than posting something I’ve created, today I merely want to share some gems that have made my week brighter. I found this lovely talk by President Hunter during my YouTube surfing this week. Concerns about success, achievement, and the perceptions of others…

Photogrammetry: Tombstone with Urn Statue

For learning purposes at university this week, I made a low-res 3D photogrammetry model of a tombstone with an urn statue on top. I’m rather proud of myself, and thus I’m sharing the model here with anyone who might be interested in seeing it. I used 111 photos, taken with one of my school’s Nikon…

Whenever there is Rain

We’ve had a number of high-wind storms come through the UK, with another one on the way this week. This morning when I arrived to church in Stanley with my carpool, there was a beautiful, full-arc rainbow in the sky as the sun broke through the clouds. It reminded me of the primary song: “I…

A Belief: I am a Daughter of God

I shared this on my personal Facebook page in July and wanted to share it again here on my blog. I believe this about each and every person that I meet: that we are daughters and sons of God (a Heavenly Father, and also a Heavenly Mother). It is truly the most powerful identity I…

The Bicycle by Robert Seeley

Cool facts about my grandpa: He eloped with my grandmother He was an engineer for NASA who worked on the booster rockets between the first and second stages for the Apollo missions, and did some work on designing the shuttle He was a convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (it took…