Win Friends

I am not a fan of installing toilets, although it’s easy enough to do. It’s just the thought of what goes into them that kind of grosses me out.  You need a good seal on your toilet when you set it—believe me, I know firsthand what happens when you don’t.   I picked up the wax ring needed to create the seal at the local[…]

Bridges & Walls

Relationships are important to success. According to studies, healthy relationships are also a HUGE factor in not just quality of life, but even in length of life. As a human being, our need to be connected to other people is bigger, and I mean bigger than the wall that Trump wants to build on our country’s[…]

Total Eclipse? Not In My Neighborhood.

I watched the solar eclipse yesterday. Although it was a total eclipse for a swath of the continental US, from my location in Salt Lake City, it was a 90.3% eclipse. Those who traveled north into Idaho had the opportunity to experience the whole enchilada. The Totality. I work at a place full of science[…]

How You Doin, Y’all?

“How you doin?” I picked up this little phrase on my most recent trip to New York City. Not that I hadn’t heard it before, but it was on this last trip there that I decided to make it a part of my occasional vocabulary—much like “y’all” became a part of my vocabulary after living[…]