Remember the Alamo, and a Cheesy 80s Flick

Remember the Alamo, and a Cheesy 80s Flick

There I was, standing in one of the most iconic landmarks in America and it took all the restraint I could muster, and my kids begging, not to ask the Alamo tour guide, “Aren’t we going to see the basement?” My kids only know about this famous question asked by Pee-wee Herman at the Alamo ...
Epic Easter Anthem

Epic Easter Anthem

It’s Easter so I’m going to write about the national anthem. God and country go together, so it works. I’m jazzed about it because I sang The Star Spangled Banner to open a ball game this week. I know, I was surprised the NCAA Basketball Tournament organizers knew about me! Okay, so it was for ...
A Lesson About Losing

A Lesson About Losing

A typical Cache Valley spring soccer season is well underway. One day I’m sitting on the sidelines wearing capris and flip flops soakin’ in the sunshine, and the next day I’m wrapping a blanket over my parka trying to angle an umbrella against wind and snow. I love it though. I know “soccer mom” is ...
A Single Flake Never Feels Responsible for the Avalanche

A Single Flake Never Feels Responsible for the Avalanche

Serving in many leadership capacities throughout my life, I’ve learned the value of dependable people­. For this reason, when I’m not the leader I try very hard to be a dependable minion because I know the frustration of dealing with flakes. Most of the time I’m a good soldier, but occasionally a troublesome alter-ego slacker ...
Playing the Game of Airfare Roulette

Playing the Game of Airfare Roulette

It’s been years since I’ve watched The Oscars and after tuning in last week I remembered why I decided not to care. There’s thirty minutes of my life I wish I had back. (Thank you DVR from sparing me from wasting any more time than that!) I’d forgotten how The Oscars is just a show ...