Monthly Archives: November 2009

Obama or Tiger Woods?

So a friend asked me “what do you think Obama will say on Tuesday?” and I said, probably a troop increase because if he doesn’t then he’ll be blamed forever more for losing afghanistan even though it really is W’s … Read More

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When does fun get too dangerous?

Much sad thought this morning on the death of a caver in something called the “Nutty Putty” cave, over near Tooele¬†somewhere. We aren’t covering it, but the SL Tribulation has a story here (click!)¬†and of course the Internet is all … Read More

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From 1879, a Thanksgiving tale of eating (urp!) people

It occured to me to wonder how our pioneer forefathers celebrated Thanksgiving, so I took advantage of the digital newspaper database to look up the Nov. 26 edition of the Ogden Junction, one of this fine paper’s predecessors. Not a … Read More

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Thrift is bad? So it would seem …

I hate stories like this. The ones that say “Oh woe is us, shoppers this year are going to be oh so careful with their money! They’re not going to go into debt! They’re going to be responsible and frugal … Read More

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Monday morning ranting

I think “Is it Friday yet” would be a good title for a blog that would run on Mondays — especially this late in the year and, friends and neighbors, is it just me or has it been an incredibly … Read More

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