My father was a real life Santa Claus, and this is his workshop: Before I was born, he nearly lost his life on a motorcycle. It was given back through his unique faith and indomitable spirit. Though he lived… Continue Reading
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As one travels into the desert toward Black Rock City, the last bit of civilization occurs as a group of road side pop up shops hawking “Burner gear”: Cheetah print vests with fuzzy purple trim and blinking LED’s, cowboy… Continue Reading
Happy story time: A few weeks ago, I bought a used iMac on KSL Classifieds from a guy named Daniel who is in the business of reselling refurbished Macs. The price was right and he offered to deliver. SOLD! I… Continue Reading
During my time at Mackley Designer Portraiture, we needed a new secretary. In no time, Steve had somehow found a candidate, interviewed her and hired her: a stunningly beautiful recently engaged 24 year old with no experience in the photography… Continue Reading
My first few months working with Steve at Mackley Designer Portraiture were odd. I felt a sort of resignation to a life that was less than what I had hoped for in terms of significance and impact in the world. … Continue Reading
Today I took a tour of Uinta Brewing, the maker of my favorite beer – Cuthroat Pale Ale. It is a perfect beer creation.
“Despite all my rage, I’m still just a rat in a cage” – Billy Corgan COMPROMISE settle a dispute by mutual concession.”in the end we compromised and deferred the issue” accept standards that are lower than is desirable.”we were… Continue Reading
As the the MD-80 banked on it’s approach to the Salt Lake City Airport, I saw Cache Valley beneath us. I could almost see my house. I was struck by how barren, brown, and broadly distributed everything was in Utah,… Continue Reading
A quick primer on the organization of Mormon missions – A “mission” is both the act of the two years of proselytizing, and it refers to the geographical boundary that one proselytizes in. For instance, I served my mission in… Continue Reading