Taggart’s and a Secret


Most of the time when you go to hole-in-the-wall restaurant, it’s a hole-in-the-wall. But sometimes you strike gold. And my youngest daughter and I struck big-time gold last week two miles east of Morgan, Utah, in the canyon between Morgan and Henefer off of exit 108. I’ve driven that stretch many times and never knew

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If you want to work with publishers, you need this. Right now.


Writers who want to deal with publishers need this book: The Nine Worse Provisions in Your Publishing Contract by David P. Vandagriff. And it’s currently free! Vandagriff is a lawyer whose business involves high-stakes intellectual property litigation. He has negotiated major contracts with a wide range of opposing parties, some of which include Apple, Hewlett-Packard,

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You want your kids to succeed in school? There’s one thing you can do…


Did you know that there is one thing that kids can do outside of school that’s been proven, over and over, to lead to them doing significantly better in all other subjects? And I mean all subjects. Math, history, science, criminology, psychology—you name it. There’s one thing, and numerous research studies have proven it, that

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Good Stuff! Those looking to seal their asphalt in Ogden, Logan, and Bear Lake areas


Folks with asphalt driveways and parking areas, I have something you’ll be interested in. I have a nice long driveway, about 5,500 square feet of asphalt. We hadn’t touched it since 2005 when it was installed. But asphalt doesn’t last forever. If it’s not periodically sealed, it weathers and cracks, and then the water gets

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Good Stuff! A great place to eat


Nellie and I recently celebrated our anniversary and enjoyed a delicious meal at HuHot Mongolian Grill in Logan, Utah. If you’ve never been to a Mongolian grill, here’s how it works. You take a plate, pile it with your desired selection of fresh meats and veggies, douse it with sauces, then hand the plate to

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Good Stuff! Woman in Gold

Woman in Gold

I recently watch Woman in Gold with my family, and we loved it. It has delightful characters, a suspenseful plot, and moments of both humor and deep poignancy. The movie is based on the true story of Maria Altmann, an elderly Jew living in Los Angeles. When she was a young woman, the Nazis took

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