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Thursday, April 19th, 2012

Puppy parenthood provides plenty of challenges

Life is full of numerous challenges that are thrust upon us. Then of course there are the challenges that sound like a good idea at first and turn out to be more challenging than previously thought. My...

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Why am I so irresistible — to bugs?

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

Why am I so irresistible — to bugs?

I remember being very young, maybe 5 or 6, and coming inside from an evening at the park, scratching away at my legs and ankles. It was dusk and I was covered in mosquito bites. While the...

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If we build them, we will certainly win more games

Thursday, April 5th, 2012

If we build them, we will certainly win more games

While watching a pair of soccer games on separate occasions on cold, windy early March afternoons in Grantsville and Tooele, my mind imagined two huge indoor practice facilities at both locations. A pair of indoor sports practice...

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‘Pranks’ can be a bored youth’s best friend

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

‘Pranks’ can be a bored youth’s best friend

A friend asked me the other day what I was doing for April Fools Day. When I told her I hadn’t really thought of doing anything, she seemed surprised. “You’re always pulling pranks,” she said. “I thought...

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Dressing up while shopping local isn’t always easy for us guys

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

Dressing up while shopping local isn’t always easy for us guys

Last fall, our editor wrote a column lamenting the loss of personal style in the workplace in Tooele County. While I wasn’t about to don red cowboy boots and a bolo tie, like one previous reporter he...

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Coaching youth sports is part labor, part love

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

Coaching youth sports is part labor, part love

In spring, a young man’s thoughts turn to finding love, but for us old married guys, there’s always sports. More specifically, watching our kids play sports. If you’re a parent, you have to love this time of...

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Loved one in need quashes qualms about giving blood

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

Loved one in need quashes qualms about giving blood

The thought of a needle going through my skin is something that is absolutely terrifying to me. Luckily I don’t remember getting immunized as a child but preparing for my LDS mission and the shots necessary to...

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Thursday, March 1st, 2012

Oscar Sunday is the night when my kind of people get to geek out

On Oscar night, a small group of friends arrived at my house to find a red carpet running down my porch and leading up to my entrance way. Upon entering the house, they found silver and gold...

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Training a husband in the kitchen early will pay off in the long run

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

Training a husband in the kitchen early will pay off in the long run

I recently decided it was time for my husband to learn how to cook. This motivation was mostly for selfish reasons. As much as I love spending time in the kitchen experimenting with new ingredients or putting...

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Old Folks Sociable showcases Grantsville’s abundance of talent

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

Old Folks Sociable showcases Grantsville’s abundance of talent

When I was growing up in Grantsville, the Clark Imlay Dance Band would have practice sessions at my house about once a month. I was in grade school during the time and found the whole process to...

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