A tree's cycle of life too brings tears


There’s something terribly wrong about cutting down a tree. That thought crosses my mind as the first large limb of my peach tree thumps to the ground. As my son hefts his chain saw around and...


A stable marriage needs love and orchids

A couple of weeks ago I stood in a checkout line, waiting to toss my groceries on the conveyor belt. If you’re not interested in magazine tabloids or...


The rudest, and happiest, Americans live in Utah

We sure are confusing. A couple of weeks ago, Utah drivers were included in the Top 10 list of the nation’s rudest drivers. A survey of 2,000 drivers...

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