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A tree's cycle of life too brings tears

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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...

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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...


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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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