Category Archives: From friends

Trademarks of remarkable people

In 1946 and at the age of 9, Ron Sellers was told by his two older brothers he was too young to shoot ducks with them. This broke Ron’s heart to the point of isolation and tears. When his father … Continue reading

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An uneducated deplorable

Sunday rant from an uneducated deplorable: I have friends (intentionally left unnamed but they know who they are) who amuse me endlessly. They spew hate and misguided information about the Presidential race perpetuating the media and establishments partial portrayals of … Continue reading

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The Concert

It was finally here, we were headed to the Elton John concert held at the Energy Solutions Arena. A little anxious, I brushed my hair and touched up eyeliner as Jim yelled, “We need to get going.” Elton John is … Continue reading

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Life couldn’t be better!

Today I find myself marveling at how blessed I am. This feeing comes after answering a friend’s question who asked me if I am being treated well. My answer was “life couldn’t be better!” I have had reason to be … Continue reading

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Tigers and creepy crawly things

It was commonly thought that not much could be worse than our circumstances while fighting war in Vietnam. Many of us were young having left comfortable homes in the US. Not a single comrade of mine felt secure in our … Continue reading

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Hallelujah!

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You will not believe what happened to me!

It seemed as though it would be a normal flight as things started out. We were on our way to Florida. I don’t travel a great deal, so I was a little nervous and carried a higher level of curiosity … Continue reading

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It is an honor sir!

Every once in a while we run into a hero, one who when identified —points their finger away—giving praise and recognition to others. This remains true with our local hero, Craig Davis! He is both a friend and leader of … Continue reading

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“Just an old farmer and carpenter”

  Sadly, we have learned of the passing of one of our great members, Norman H Bangerter. His contributions to our industry date back to a time many of us may not remember (1963), but the legacy he has left … Continue reading

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Just because the past taps you on the shoulder, doesn’t mean you have to look back!

In the recent days I have been fortunate to visit with a few young people who shared with me some of their feelings as we approach the New Year. A common theme arose in each conversation which is what I … Continue reading

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