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Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Big summer storm clouds can play big tricks on your mind

I always love to go back to my childhood hometown of St. Joseph, Michigan for a quick visit in July. Although the air is usually heavy with high heat and humidity, and thick with mosquitoes the size of...

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Thursday, July 20th, 2017

My wild ride 18 years ago — and I wish I could do it all again

July is a big deal for the Bradfields. Our wedding anniversary is on July 6. Our middle child’s birthday was earlier in the month, and our last two turn 18 and 20 in a few days. They...

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If you need a cheap ride, maybe this guy — me — can help

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

If you need a cheap ride, maybe this guy — me — can help

I get the opportunity to meet a lot of interesting people in my line of work, but I can only take so many coach-speak clichés. That doesn’t seem to be a problem when it comes to my side...

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Thursday, July 6th, 2017

Ugly ties, ‘priceless’ memories may become a thing of the past

From my desk on the top floor of the Tooele Transcript Bulletin building in beautiful downtown Tooele City, I have a view of Main Street and the steps that lead to the doors of the U.S. Post...

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Triathlons are great, but I don’t think I’ll quit my day job

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Triathlons are great, but I don’t think I’ll quit my day job

As a requirement of my job, I spend plenty of time out and about in Tooele County. This past Saturday, however, I got a different view of a (very) small portion of Tooele City from a different...

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Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

On a dusty Pony Express Trail, the unexpected can happen

If there’s a place where light, wind and time often converge to create the delightfully unexpected, it’s the Pony Express Trail in Tooele County. During the late afternoon of June 11, I was on the trail to...

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Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Next assignment to Ibapah, I’ll have plenty of gas in the tank

For a Transcript Bulletin staff writer, Fridays are relaxing 99.9 percent of the time. It can be a day off. Or, you might be out and about gathering information for a feature story. Friday, April 22’s agenda...

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Just imagine if we adopted mandatory nap time in the U.S.

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Just imagine if we adopted mandatory nap time in the U.S.

As is the case with most kids, when I was younger, getting me to take a nap was borderline impossible. I hated the idea of being forced to sit in my bedroom all alone in silence, especially...

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Thursday, May 4th, 2017

My top five reasons why my heart belongs to Tooele County

When my husband and I were planning a move back to Utah from a rural gold mining town in Nevada 16 years ago, I told him, “anywhere but Tooele.” Just over three years later, when he got...

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Thursday, April 20th, 2017

I’m an early morning guy, but sometimes sleep calls the shots

My intention was to write an Out and About describing what I like about mornings, as someone who views them as the best part of the day, with many fond memories attached to waking up before the...

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