Tag Archives: hard work

Sometimes things work. Sometimes they break.

Yesterday my son spent the day with his girlfriend – it was a grand tour of celebration. Her brother was married yesterday and my son was caught up in the festivities. Throughout the day he guessed they drove 200 miles … Continue reading

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Those Darned Socks!

My dad was a bit of a miser. You know, a cheapskate. To his credit he did start working to pay the bills of his household when he was twelve years old. First a paper route and then other jobs … Continue reading

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Going with the Flow

In 1967 my family lived in Provo, Utah where my dad was attending BYU. The house we moved into had a huge gutter in front of it between the sidewalk and the street. The gutter was a foot deep and … Continue reading

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Restoring My Faith in the Future

You know I turned off my TV – about three years ago – it seemed like the vast majority of images, stories, people they showed me were making me lose hope in the future. The lens of a camera distorts … Continue reading

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What Would You Think?

I wrote last week about my time up in Echo, Utah at the Kozy Cafe. Well I was sitting at the counter talking with Jody, the manager, when I had the most unexpected series of events happen… I mentioned last … Continue reading

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The Heart of the Community

From the second the cow bell clanks against the door as I open it, I’m transported back in time. Everything about this place seems to invite me to relax, to stay a while, to get to know the people that … Continue reading

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Bachelor of Vineyard Administration

On a recent trip to southern Utah, I found myself driving through an amazing canyon with scenery that looked like this at every turn. This is the canyon with a couple of cave houses in it too – see a … Continue reading

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