Pt 40-C: Esther LeBaron Spencer: Ma, Pa, Me, and Pitfalls of Polygamy

1953 Short Creek Raid arrest of my Fundy, 58-year-old father Floyd Otto Spencer; in front of our rock home in Short Creek, Arizona (Courtesy of Utah State Historical Society) Pt 40-C: Esther LeBaron Spencer: Ma, Pa, Me, and Pitfalls of Polygamy UTAH POLYGAMY: PANDORA'S BOXAlthough the box is full of evils, we must remember there…

Poem I Wrote: Less and Less the U.S.

Less and Less the U.S. More and moreWe're less and lessThe U.S. we used to be.Inflation, stagnation,Illegal immigrationThe global economy,Globalists, and more Diminish our Democracy.Now "Covid 1984"Is controlling me! Who's pulling the stringsOf our Bureaucracy?I'm all for improvementAnd equality.That's not what I nowPresently see.My U.S. is a mess;No longer free. Bring back the AmericaWe used to be!Bring…

Poem I wrote: Ultimately In Eternity

 Ultimately in EternityI know God loves us all the same,And we all partake of joy and pain,Free will and choice, loss and gain;Plus a chance to Journey  to the water's main,Drink and make a memorable name;And understanding of all things attain.God gives so much for free;And carries us when we're weakly.Though the journey's never easy,Lessons…

Pt 40-B: Esther LeBaron Spencer: Ma, Pa, Me, and Pitfalls of Polygamy

Pt 40-B: Esther LeBaron Spencer: Ma, Pa, Me, and Pitfalls of Polygamy Gifted Susan Ray Schmidt was part of my Uncle Verlan LeBaron's harem. After escaping polygamy, she penned the above super memoir. Her writer's voice reads like a 19th-century Jane Austen novel. “The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing…

Poems/doggerel I wrote: Notes, Quotes, Jokes; Pokes, ‘n’ Anecdotes

Bimbo Weeps:  I'm sittin' alone in the moonlight, At the Heartbreak Hotel Café, Abandoned by women and men; And here's all I have to say: “I’ll never eat garlic nor onions again -- Not till my dying day --They've driven my possible friends away; Kept romance and intimacy at bay!"By Stephany Spencer BIG LOVE Bimbo…

DAVID M.’S LIFE STORY: (Anna LeBaron’s Half-Brother) The story you are about to read is true.

Caveat … The story you are about to read is true and I never killed anyone unless it was a justifiable homicide. Fulano's Blog Search Guest Blog: David Marston's Life Story (A Brother of Anna LeBaron) Posted on November 7, 2010 Caveat…The story you are about to read is true and I never killed anyone…

Pt 39: Ma, Pa, Me, and Polygamy on Parade

Pt 39: Ma, Pa, Me, And Polygamy on Parade My Mother: beautiful brainiac, talented, Esther LeBaron-McDonald Spencer "What the mother sings to the cradle goes all the way to the coffin."Henry Ward Beecher Our habits of perfectionism are deeply harmful: Perfectionism distracts us and keeps us from moving forward, out of a fear of messing up…

Poem/Song I Wrote: Life’s Dash

LIFE'S DASH My cousin, the famous Eddie LeBaron “There'll be two dates on your tombstone And all your friends will read ‘em; But all that's going to matter- Is that little dash between ‘em.” Kevin Welch LIFE'S DASH by Stephany Spencer-LeBaron 1-  Between the dates of birth and death, There's always a little dash -- To…

Pt 35a–38c: More LeBaron- Spencer Family History

Pt 35a--38c: More LeBaron-Spencer Family History “The less people speak of their greatness, the more we think of it.”  ― Francis Bacon Pt 35-A: Alma Dayer LeBaron Lou Gehrig's Diseaseand "Who Got the Button?" Maud Lucinda McDonald LeBaron, Joel Franklin LeBaron, and Alma Dayer LeBaron Sr "A mother is she who can take the place of all others but…