Happy St. Paddy’s Day!

Growing up in Ireland, the three brothers were simply inseparable. All who met them admired their great family bond and love that tied them together. Which is why it came as a great surprise the day that the youngest brother announced to his family that he had decided to move to the States. At first, … Read more

Vaun Clark, BYU Engineering Student

Once, on an ordinary day at the Wilkinson Student Center, located on the campus of Brigham Young University, an engineering student sat at a table quietly eating his lunch. As he sat contemplating the composition of the macaroni salad (and specifically marveling at how the ingredients held their texture while withstanding the forces of the moisture provided by the mayonnaise), he failed to swallow properly and unfortunately, met an early demise.

In the next moment found himself standing atop a cloud, surrounded by the most beautiful blue sky. He heard harp music, and when he turned to see from where it was coming, he found that he was in the back of a very short line to enter the Pearly Gates.

The Funilley Family Newsletter

Back in 1992, after reading one-too-many of those Christmastime newsletters – you know, the ones where the neighbors brag about all their accomplishments, and everything has a positive spin – I was inspired to go and create my own. Enjoy! The Funilley Family Newsletter January – December 1992 Merry Christmas! Greetings, friends! It is that … Read more

Sad News

With all the sadness and trauma going on in the world at the moment, it is worth taking a moment to reflect on the death of a very important person, which almost went unnoticed to the world. Roland “Larry” Lawrence LaPrise, the man that wrote ‘The Hokie Pokey,’ died peacefully at the age of 93. … Read more

Dis-Order in the Court

An item in the news (click for the link) explains that Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Bugs Bunny, and Tweety Bird were called to be witnesses in court-of-law. I was just imagining how part of that trial might go… … Judge: “We first call ‘Donald’ to the stand” Donald: “Baaa Baa Baa Baaaaa Baaaa” Judge: “We … Read more