Could You Use a Slap to the Back of the Head?

Grandpa talks about the times he got slaps in the back of the head, similar to those Gibbs gives out in NCIS

Things I Learned Today Sitting on the Edge of Heaven

I sat on the edge of heaven today. A former student, Michelle (Clawson) Uhi, invited me to attend church in her LDS ward (congregation) today, during which her recently returned missionary son reported on his mission. I accepted gladly because I have fond memories of Michelle and wanted to share this proud moment with her.…… Continue reading Things I Learned Today Sitting on the Edge of Heaven

Goodbye to Granite High

Last week they began tearing down my alma mater — Granite High School.  It is a bittersweet experience for me. It’s bitter because of all the great memories I have of that school. It’s sweet because the grand lady can finally be laid to rest and the property given new life. Granite opened in 1907…… Continue reading Goodbye to Granite High

Two Kids Showed Up at My House With Spray Paint

REPOST FROM AUGUST  2012   Last week my wife, Debbie, was working in the yard when two young men approached her and started a conversation. The older of the two did the talking. “Hi, my name is John.” “Hello, John” she responded enthusiastically, “what can I do for you?” “We’re painting house numbers on curbs.…… Continue reading Two Kids Showed Up at My House With Spray Paint