Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

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A woman, a goat, and a wheelbarrow bring joy during a stormy time

Tuesday, August 4th, 2020

A woman, a goat, and a wheelbarrow bring joy during a stormy time

The winding road toward Soldier Canyon in Stockton, where it meets Alex Baker Memorial Park, delivers a magnificent valley and mountain view in almost every direction. On this July day, it was magnificent as well as a...

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Take moments to enter gratitude into the ledgers of our hero’s lives

Tuesday, July 28th, 2020

Take moments to enter gratitude into the ledgers of our hero’s lives

“He was one-hundred-three and nine months old,” Randy said, during a phone conversation just after the passing of his father. “He had decided he wanted to make it to one-hundred-four. Then, one day he told me that...

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Participate in random acts of good

Tuesday, July 21st, 2020

Participate in random acts of good

A head first appeared through the slats. Then a neck, followed by shoulders and front legs. It was difficult to tell exactly what was happening in the beginning of it all. Yet, the long sightline of white parallel...

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The snowball incident teaches the value of relationships

Tuesday, July 14th, 2020

The snowball incident teaches the value of relationships

It seemed strange to be talking about snowballs in July.  Yet Jane Ann’s story was not really about a snowball at all. It wasn’t about justice. It wasn’t even about revenge. It was about relationships. Or, more...

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The already magnificent can be made even more so with imagination

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

The already magnificent can be made even more so with imagination

There are some places that are magical just on their own. One wouldn’t think it would be possible to make such places even more enchanted. Just ask Mike Ballard, United States Marine Veteran and owner of Big...

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Experiencing life’s daily miracles can change everything

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

Experiencing life’s daily miracles can change everything

“I was trying to finish tying up the last two tomato plants in my garden. The late evening was already getting dark enough that Garrison was holding a flashlight so I could see.” Of course, Kilee Johnson, a...

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A tough old cowboy reminds us of the power of perseverance

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020

A tough old cowboy reminds us of the power of perseverance

“My uncle is eighty-years old and he is still the toughest guy I know!”  Donetta Anderson vivaciously said. Then, she went on to paint a vivid picture of this classic cowboy relative, still living and working on...

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We can find and provide welcome shelter from the storms of life

Tuesday, June 16th, 2020

We can find and provide welcome shelter from the storms of life

“Did you hear that wind blowing all night and morning?” Annie, my daughter, said as she walked into our kitchen for breakfast. Her words seemed to blow the dust from my memory and I recalled what former...

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The financial principle of compound interest applies in all of life’s experiences

Tuesday, June 9th, 2020

The financial principle of compound interest applies in all of life’s experiences

“I was in a motorcycle accident.” My friend Matt Warnock said, when I called to confirm our meeting. A couple of days before our telephone conversation, Matt and one of his brothers were touring in Utah’s mountains on...

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A little touch of humor brings light and gratitude in a troubled world

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020

A little touch of humor brings light and gratitude in a troubled world

I have two daughters, Jessi and Annie, living in New York City and I was thinking of them and how they’ve been locked away in their small apartments now for nearly a quarter of a year. So as...

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