Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

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Trudging through deep snow can turn snow into frosting

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

Trudging through deep snow can turn snow into frosting

“This is trudging!” I said as I walked slowly with heavy steps, while quickly becoming exhausted because of the harsh conditions. It was cold and the snow was deep, which caused the walk through my field to...

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Two Christmas angels help ease the chaos of a bad travel day

Tuesday, January 8th, 2019

Two Christmas angels help ease the chaos of a bad travel day

The news report I was listening to said it was going to be the busiest airport travel period in U.S. history. I shrugged my shoulders in response and said, “What can you do?” That was before I...

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Let your heart melt and ‘count your blessings instead of sheep’

Monday, December 31st, 2018

Let your heart melt and ‘count your blessings instead of sheep’

It was time to catch our breath. Every member of my family had finally been able to come together for the first time in a year. Now, all comfortable, settled into a pillow-filled couch, we began to...

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Let it go and execute what you can control positively

Monday, December 24th, 2018

Let it go and execute what you can control positively

When my friend approached me, her demeanor was as dark as a thundercloud. It caught me by surprise, because I know how much she dislikes rainy weather. When she spoke about a recent disappointment, I could virtually...

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Are we wasting our time and days without a clear sense of direction?

Tuesday, December 18th, 2018

Are we wasting our time and days without a clear sense of direction?

It’s that season where the frost has turned the green grass brown and snow often covers the entire field where my steers grazed and frolicked from spring through most of the fall. This all means I need...

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With each step forward, you are crafting the life of your dreams

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

With each step forward, you are crafting the life of your dreams

From the moment of my arrival it was like being transported into a magical kingdom. You’ve likely been there, too. Do you remember the flower portrait at the gate, the magical image of a mouse, living in...

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It’s all about the approach when getting to know a new community

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

It’s all about the approach when getting to know a new community

My stomach moved up and down with the small aircraft I was in and the sound of the engines seemed to keep time in accompaniment. The view out the portal window of the plane concerned me as...

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A dinner with dear friends reveals hidden heroes in the night sky

Tuesday, November 27th, 2018

A dinner with dear friends reveals hidden heroes in the night sky

It was a dark, crisp, autumn night and when our car rolled to a stop, we got out. I stood and stretched while extending my neck back. Moving my neck felt great. And, the view of the...

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‘Harry Pupper’s Rules’ of living authentically can inspire all of us

Monday, November 19th, 2018

‘Harry Pupper’s Rules’ of living authentically can inspire all of us

It was an early fall evening. The sun was making its quick dive behind the Stansbury Mountains. I turned to walk down a hallway and noticed Harry Pupper, my faithful companion, shadowing my every move. I smiled...

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I looked out my window and began to count

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

I looked out my window and began to count

I looked out of my back window, just as I do every day, and began to count. One, two … The numbers weren’t adding up! But such is the case often in the morning. I wasn’t too worried...

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