Category Archives: Stories from people I meet

It only took a second…

Over the past few months I have enjoyed meeting some extraordinary people. One would argue these individuals are “top performers” in their line of work or leaders within their area of expertise. A few of these men and women would … Continue reading

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“Unforgettable”

    It was during the summer of 1954 when twelve-year-old Tommy Morgan began walking the streets of downtown Salt Lake, setting out on a day he would remember for the rest of his life. Tommy was a “Skate Boy” … Continue reading

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Quit bugging me!!!

Mosquito, mosquito you pesky little thing!  My girls just came home from camp, their only complaint was being bitten by those crazy mosquitos, ugh.  Why on God’s green earth is there a need for a tiny bug that does nothing … Continue reading

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There may be no “do overs.”

Journal entry:  We won the state championship today which was very exciting!  I had no idea how much it would mean to me, but after all these years of wanting this title; it is a wonderful feeling to say the … Continue reading

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What I learned one night.

It was the first day of survival training for a select group of military students who had been hand selected to participate, and had anxiously waited for this time.  What an honor to have the confidence of leaders who worked … Continue reading

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Lily was made fun of mercilessly

The day had finally arrived when the Baker’s would see their youngest child, a daughter; venture out on her own.  Lily was not only the youngest, but the only daughter and enjoyed having two older brothers who were particularly protective … Continue reading

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What would you say?

As we go about our daily lives we learn of the value of relationships, we grow from our experiences, and we find a little about what brings us inner joy.  All this knowledge is stored in our memories and accessed … Continue reading

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Will you recover what has been lost in this great recession?

If what was lost was your employment, do you feel you will be employed again?  If circumstances have caused you to lose your car, a boat, or even your home; do you feel these can be repurchased when the tough … Continue reading

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I fell from the balcony of the Capitol

I was walking the halls of Utah’s state capitol after meetings and ran into a gentleman by the name of Ted Wilson.  Ted has accomplished many things in life, such as serving as Mayor of Salt Lake City for three … Continue reading

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Not what you may think!

“Show empathy and charity to all—seeing others from their perspective opens our minds. Observe, knowing that it is more important what others sense than how we feel.”  The Bracelet pg 146 I want to share something with you about a … Continue reading

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