Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

Monday’s Warm Cocoa

‘When you have no business, things can only get better’

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

‘When you have no business, things can only get better’

I happened upon Les Ellison walking down the hall of our office and greeted him. “Hi Les. How is business?” I said with anticipation. Yet, I could never have anticipated how he would respond. “I love it when...

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Opportunity doesn’t always knock gently at your door

Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

Opportunity doesn’t always knock gently at your door

The wind howled and pounded the windows of homes throughout the town. Such nights are a common occurrence, yet that doesn’t remove the angst that blows in with the wind. That was the case one howling night...

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In your life, maintain good air-flow from the outside in

Monday, July 23rd, 2018

In your life, maintain good air-flow from the outside in

I felt a bead of moisture gather and begin to slide down the side of my face  “I guess I’m a little warm,” I thought with a sense of uncertainty.  Such uncertainty from discomfort was unusual, because it...

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A lost driver’s license, stranger’s kindness can break through chaos

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

A lost driver’s license, stranger’s kindness can break through chaos

There were hustling people everywhere, running from gate to gate, from hallway to train, up escalators and down. Atlanta’s Hartsfield is the busiest airport in the world. I began to trek through it after disembarking from the...

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Barking dogs and a fence can teach a lot about accountability

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

Barking dogs and a fence can teach a lot about accountability

The sun was up, and while it made the morning sky alight, it wasn’t peeking over the Oquirrh Mountains yet. Such is the perfect time to refresh my cows’ water trough. My dog, “Hairy Pupper,” also likes...

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Path of a locksmith can be key to opening more than locked doors

Thursday, July 5th, 2018

Path of a locksmith can be key to opening more than locked doors

Neither owner of a particular house in Anderson Ranch had a key and time was short.  It was a Saturday morning and I needed a locksmith, so I got on the phone and after several calls, located...

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The heroes in my neighborhood wear loose ties and do good

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

The heroes in my neighborhood wear loose ties and do good

Sometimes I get all wrapped up in what I’m doing and time gets away from me. But it never gets away from my dog Merlin. He always seems to know exactly what day it is, what time...

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Scramble format is perhaps more than just a better way to play golf

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

Scramble format is perhaps more than just a better way to play golf

I might be the worst golfer ever. So, when someone asks me if I play, my answer is, “Sort of. I play once or twice per year, whether I need to or not. After all, it’s a game...

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A horses’s four legs can teach us how to be better neighbors

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

A horses’s four legs can teach us how to be better neighbors

The wind forced the trees to mimic a buggy whip as it ushered in a spring rainstorm. It was the kind of storm that is common in Tooele Valley this time of year, and it made me...

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We should all work together to help on many different fronts

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

We should all work together to help on many different fronts

My daughter was sitting by my side when she said, “I watched you check your blind spot. That’s good!” I was driving. She was my passenger. Now, these many years later, she’s a driver as well. That’s...

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