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Tuesday, January 18th, 2022

Teachers help shape our futures

During my high school career, I often didn’t think it beneficial to have to attend school every day. I was easily bored and just wanted to talk constantly. I couldn’t sit still most of the time. I...

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Thursday, December 23rd, 2021

The healing power of Christmas

Christmas is my favorite holiday —now — but when I was younger, it wasn’t.  I used to look forward to the Fourth of July, because of the warm weather, and of course, the hot dogs.  I also...

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Can the holidays make us one from many?

Thursday, December 2nd, 2021

Can the holidays make us one from many?

I confess, I am a Christian. Christmas to me is a religious holiday — not just a winter break.  However, I am not hesitant to use the greeting “Happy Holidays.” I know my friends and our community are...

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Back in 1983 I saved Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 24th, 2021

Back in 1983 I saved Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving isn’t Thanksgiving without a turkey.  At least in the family I grew up in.  Some may celebrate with a ham, goose or duck, but we always had turkey. I don’t know how big they used to...

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Thursday, November 18th, 2021

Thankful at Thanksgiving for Friendship

Around Thanksgiving time, we begin to contemplate the things that are important to us and the things that we are thankful for- at least we should. Each year, on Thanksgiving, I think fondly of my family, job,...

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Thursday, November 11th, 2021

Don’t like long term commitments? Now is the time to try substitute teaching

Among the labor shortages reported in Utah is a lack of substitute teachers. Some school districts have offered cash incentives to substitutes that fill a certain amount of assignments in a month as a way of enticing...

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When did Halloween get bloody and gruesome?

Thursday, October 7th, 2021

When did Halloween get bloody and gruesome?

The other day a friend asked me, “How do you know it’s time for Halloween?” “The nights get cold and leaves fall off of trees,” I said. “That, and stores start to decorate for Christmas,” he said....

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Genius and inspiring things come out of trying circumstances

Thursday, September 30th, 2021

Genius and inspiring things come out of trying circumstances

Winston Churchill said, “If you’re going through hell, keep going.”  What does he know? Recently crap kind of hit the fan, if you will.  I’ve been going through it. First, my husband and I caught the dreaded...

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It takes time to turn a ship

Thursday, September 23rd, 2021

It takes time to turn a ship

A large boat is not a boat. It is a ship. At what point a boat becomes a ship is the subject of many returns on a Google search, but Google wasn’t around 30 years ago when I...

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Thursday, September 9th, 2021

My experience on a ride-along with the task force

The Tooele County Major Crimes Task Force Commander Chief Brian White, invited me and the County Council members to ride along with the Task Force on the night of Sept. 2. When I received a text from...

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