Still living in the shade of the trees they planted.
I’m off to help the scouts raise the flag at church, so I’ll just put up a few links and pictures. Please put yours and your reflections in the comments.
If anyone knows where I can find a recording of “Can I Leave Thee?”, please let me know.
Times and Seasons
Reflections on the Mormon Trail
Pioneer Day 2008
Shelter in the Shade of Planted Trees
My Pioneer Ancestors
The Real Handcart Song
Pioneer Children (one of my favorites)
The Mountains of Ephraim
Wanted: Mormon Folk Songs
The Problems of Mormon-American Toryism (a favorite of mine, by Nate Oman)
Deseret and Federalism
Hives and Honeybees
If I Forget Thee, O Jerusalem
How to be an American and a Mormon
Searching for a Sense of Place in Virginia
Carl and Mathilda
On the left: pioneer ancestors and the International Church
Colonel Kane, Righteous Gentile (a favorite from Matt Grow)
By Common Consent
Around the Blogs
Juvenile Instructor – Mormon Crickets