Why Am I? The Story of the Meat Pie

Why am I? Not, Who am I. I do mean Why am I. A friend of many years just lost her mother today. Janet Heer passed away after battling a life-ending heart ailment. I became sad after hearing the news. Why am I sad? What is it about today’s news that could possibly make me…

Careful what you Fish for…

I always loved the opening day of fishing season. As a 10 year old, few things are as exciting as hooking and landing a big trout. My dad woke me before the dawn. We loaded up the boat and headed twenty miles or so to Minersville Lake, in southern Utah near my hometown of Milford….

Wash This

A very personal exposé of the sleazy world of the used appliance industry.

Mileposts: The Allegory of Kim Williams

Milepost 60: College students are not supposed to care very much and I didn’t. Summer would be over soon meaning it would be back to class. Physics and history. Who cares? These were little more than compulsory hurdles placed by the world leaving you to prove you are worthy of something more than selling shoes or flipping…

Old Men with Guns

What were the original intentions of our founders? Is there a way to know 230 years later? Actually, there is.

Earning Your Scooby Snack

Ghosts. The disembodied spirits of the dead. The inexplicable intelligence that animates living tissue and continues to exist after hearts shutdown and organs cease. Do they walk the earth? Are they real? As a kid I thought so. Now? I don’t know really. Little did I know one day I was going to find myself…