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Thursday, February 15th, 2018

My running streak is almost at an end, one year later

Not that anyone is counting, but 363 days ago, I went for a quick one-mile run. Then I did it again, and again. In fact, I’ve run at least a mile 363 times in the past 363...

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Thursday, January 25th, 2018

Yum, yum, yum. It’s time to wolf down a Haggis

Today is the day. Not for the rest of your life, but the day that Scottish people, wherever they may be, celebrate the birth of the Ploughman Poet and national bard, Robert Burns. Burns entered this world...

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Everything I need to know, I learned from Bob Ross

Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Everything I need to know, I learned from Bob Ross

There are many benefits to sharing various online accounts with others. Why have everyone pay his or her own subscription fee, when you can all just split one account and, in the case of Netflix, have separate...

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Thursday, December 21st, 2017

Melachrino’s ‘Christmas Joy’ helps me from going over the edge

This time of year, I often hear, and you likely do, too, about how to cope with frazzled nerves while scurrying to get ready for Christmas. All the shopping, cooking, company parties, family gatherings, church services, and...

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Thursday, November 30th, 2017

There’s one Thanksgiving memory Watson wouldn’t mind to forget

With Thanksgiving in the rearview mirror, we now can focus on Christmas activities and plans for a new year. Officially, winter won’t be upon us until Winter Solstice, which happens Dec. 21. However, I usually correlate Dec....

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Thursday, November 16th, 2017

School isn’t any easier when you get older

It has been three months since I started attending classes at the University of Utah in pursuit of my Spanish degree, and I’ve learned a lot, both inside and outside of the classroom. For one, I’ve learned...

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Thursday, November 9th, 2017

An ode to the best kind of boring friends

A couple of weeks ago, I returned to New York for an important event — my best friend’s bachelor party. Before you ready your emails and phone calls to decry the anticipated details of debauchery, I can...

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Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Dodging golf balls on Smelter Road

I broke my elliptical trainer a few years ago. It sat in my basement for several years. I had no problems with it until I started using it every day. At first it was small parts that wore...

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Thursday, October 19th, 2017

If time travel ever becomes possible, I’ll be the first in line

For many people, including me, some of fall’s best parts are leaves in resplendent colors, fresh apples that make the tongue tighten from crisp tartness, and milkshakes and lattes deliciously imbued with pumpkin spice. And if there...

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Thursday, October 5th, 2017

All I could envision was a gunman, or gunmen, chasing us

While I roamed the casino floor of Las Vegas’ Mandalay Bay Sunday night, a man in the same building on the 32nd floor opened fire on concert goers across the street. I entered the hotel about 10...

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