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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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Thursday, April 13th, 2017

The greatest thing since sliced bread is — ‘unsliced bread’

For those who mark the day of the Holy Week leading up to Easter Sunday, today is Maundy Thursday or Holy Thursday. This day commemorates the day, according to the accounts of the life of Christ found...

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Thursday, April 6th, 2017

She didn’t smell a pig, but she did smell an American who couldn’t speak Danish

I suspected I’d pay a big price someday for not fluently speaking my parents’ native language, and like many of my personal flaws, I also hoped I’d never be called out for it. So much for hope. I...

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Thursday, March 30th, 2017

I got married late, but it’s important not to rush into things

It’s great to be back in Grantsville with my new bride. I even went to the Grantsville Sociable in March for the third time in my life. I thoroughly enjoyed the program that looked back nostalgically at...

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Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

When it comes to covering sports, none will be done halfway

The more things change, the more they stay the same. Three times in my life, I’ve packed up all my belongings and moved on to a new adventure, all in pursuit of this crazy dream of mine...

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Thursday, March 16th, 2017

It’s sad to leave, but I hope to make Bill and Bern proud

As I write this, I do so during my final 16-or-so hours as a full-time employee of the Tooele Transcript Bulletin. I’ve taken a Public Relations Coordinator position at the Salt Lake County Library Services and will...

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