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Thursday, June 30th, 2016

Weekend trip to Mexico City taught me to value one’s roots

I went to Mexico City last week. My friend Sara Djurich and I had originally planned to go to the state of Oaxaca for a wedding, but after some teachers went on strike and the police responded with...

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Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

I love coaching youth track, but not enough to quit my day job

I’ve decided to take my talents into coaching — track and field, to be specific. But to be clear, I won’t be leaving my sports editor job at the Tooele Transcript Bulletin. I’ve gone to more track...

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Thursday, June 16th, 2016

My old body just won’t do what my mind wants it to anymore

For most of the past decade and a half, I’ve been writing about sports. I haven’t been playing sports, however. I had long since decided that my place was in a press box or with a clipboard...

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Thursday, June 9th, 2016

It’s country music season again for me, and I’m singing a tune

As the days get hotter and longer, a strange thing happens with the radio in my car on the commute to work. While it still plays a good amount of National Public Radio, especially in the mornings,...

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Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

I’m afraid I’ll spend the next year turning 60

My phone rang yesterday. The one with a chord attached to it that sits on my desk at work. I picked up the receiver and met my newest friend, Lewis Atkinson. He goes by “Lewie.” If you...

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Thursday, April 28th, 2016

To really see Tooele County, get out of that car

I tell anyone who cares to listen: The only way to really see Tooele County is never from the inside of a car. You have to get up and go out. You have to scuff the boots, crunch...

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Thursday, March 31st, 2016

Note to self: Never wish to see a real live dinosaur

Trudging through a seemingly prehistoric landscape wasn’t exactly how I thought I would spend my weekend. At least, I thought it was the weekend. I’d been in the jungle for so long that I wasn’t 100 percent...

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Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Mention space ships or lightsabers, and I turn into a little kid

It’s been just over three months since the seventh Star Wars film came out, and I’m still talking about it like it was yesterday. My coworkers in the newsroom can attest. I am one of not-quite-17 million...

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Thursday, March 17th, 2016

Honestly, I wouldn’t have it any other way

Every kid has a dream growing up, and every kid has at least one hero they look up to. Some kids who grew up in Utah around the same time I did wanted to emulate John Stockton...

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It’s incredible to fall in love with the Jazz

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

It’s incredible to fall in love with the Jazz

The Utah Jazz (despite their recent best efforts to avoid it) are right in the hunt for a playoff spot in a competitive Western Conference and this Utah transplant couldn’t be happier. For the first time in...

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