“[The real Spirit of Christmas] is a desire to sacrifice for others, to render service and to possess a feeling of universal brotherhood. It consists of a willingness to forget what you have done for others, and to remember what others have done for you; to ignore what the world owes you, and think only of your duties in the middle distance, and your chance to do good and aid your fellow-men in the foreground—to see that your fellow-men are just as good as you are, and try to look behind their faces to their hearts—to close your book of grievances against the universe, and look about you for a place to sow a few seeds of happiness, and go your way unobserved.”–Clarence Baird
Lived the life of a traveling professor's son. I have lived in California, Oregon, Washington, Indiana, Nevada, Hawaii and Mexico. Growing spent my summers playing sports with my older brother and hiking in the Sawtooth and White Cloud Mountain Ranges. . I am Mormon and went on a two-year mission in the Mazatlan, Mexico area. I have a great, wife and 4 wonderful kids in my life.