Pt 20-B: Ma, Pa, Me, and Polygamy On-The-Down-Low

Pt 20-B: Ma, Pa, Me, and Polygamy On-The-Down-Low My parents Esther LeBaron-McDonald and Floyd Otto Spencer  "To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power." Maya Angelou  I left off with "My Memoir: Esther LeBaron McDonald de Spencer -- And Polygamy On The Down-Low -- Part 20-A." Let's now backtrack a few blogs…

Pt 19: A-Z, Mexico-LeBaron Mormon Cults, Mom, Pop, Me, and the Perils of Polygamy

NOTE:  I've renamed and reposted today's blog, "Part 19: A-Z -- Mom, Pop, Me, and the Perils of Polygamy," because I've rewritten segments of it. Today's post consists of "Pt 19: A-M" -- to be followed next week by "Pt. 19: N-Z."  These 26 memoir blogs in my "Part 19" series exist as individual posts also. ~The following posts are largely…

Pt 19-Z: Esther LeBaron Spencer, Me, and Polygamy On-The-Down-Low

My Memoir: Part 19-Z, Esther LeBaron McDonald de Spencer -- And Polygamy On The Down-Low Women Beware: Philanderers are Opportunists: Big Pretenders. They will tell anybody anything they want to hear. How can you tell if they're lying? Their lips are moving. If a person will break a marriage contract, he or she will break any contract.…

Pt 19-Y: Esther LeBaron Spencer, Me, and Polygamy On-The-Down-Low

Part 19-Y: Esther LeBaron McDonald de Spencer -- and Polygamy On The Down-Low A Reflection:   Is God then so ignorant of things, so unacquainted with the human heart that He has to find out about a man by testing him? Of course not. It is in order that a person may find out about himself. There are…

Short Creek/ Colorado City, Arizona-Utah: “They Changed the Name of Our Hometown”

Sing your song, Dance your dance, Tell your tale. ---Frank McCourt,  Modern-day Dickens, Author of best-selling classics: Angela's Ashes, 'Tis, and Teacher Man They Changed the Name of Our Hometown* 1— They changed the name of our hometown the other day, But in the hearts of some Short Creek will always stay; The cliffs so high, the…