Good Stuff: Books Worth Multiple Readings Part 2

What’s your typical response when someone shares a frustration, problem, or issue with you? Or when they state an opinion or desire you disagree with? Sometimes we get impatient, exasperated, or annoyed with them and simply don’t want to hear it. Sometimes we get mad. Or defensive. And want to line them out. Sometimes, however,

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Good Stuff: Books Worth Multiple Readings Part 1

Would you like to improve your relationship with your spouse or children? Would you like to improve your experience with teachers, coaches, and administrators this coming year at school as you try to influence them and work with them for the benefit of your children? Would you like to simply have a better time with

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Good Stuff: Poldark, Monk, and the cure for dragon feet

For all of you longing for just one more season of Downton Abbey, I’ve found a new series from the BBC I think you’ll enjoy (thank you Duane Robinson for the recommendation). It’s called Poldark and is set in the late 1700s in Cornwall, that little southwestern leg of England that juts out into the

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Good Stuff! Savory Thai, Planters Medley, Everest, The Arrival

I love finding little, non-chain restaurants with excellent, reasonably priced food. And I just found another one this week. It’s called Savory Thai, and it’s on 182 W Center Street in Orem, UT. Oh, baby. If you decide to go, you are in for a treat. We ate there in celebration of my third daughter’s

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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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