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Category: utah

virtual advent 2019: macy’s windows, utah style

Last Friday, sprite wrote a post about the wonderful windows at Macy’s flagship store in New York City. They are…

my 30s: a look back

I turn 40 today. Frankly, it’s not a birthday that’s weighing on me like my 30th did – it’s just…

foiled and frustrated

A quick update from Utah: Firstly, this trip has been the pits. Lots of arguments with my mom, a lot…

citius, altius, fortius (10 years ago)

Ten years ago, this month, I stood on a hill at 4:30 in the morning, wearing my skis and uniform,…

of parents and mentors

As I sit on a flight back to DC, my mind reflects on the past week spent in Utah. The…

zion’s land

Back in Utah this week, partly for a visit to my mom, partly for a reunion-cum-retirement-party for my ski coach…

tuesday thoughts: stuff that makes me scratch my head and say “wha?”

Here are a few things that have me asking what’s the matter with society: Please, please, please send Marion Barry…

out out, brief candle (r.i.p. tony)

Emmet “Tony” Larimer died last night, aged 79. And for the past 27 hours, I’ve been at a loss for…

easter skiing in utah

I spent a lovely Easter weekend out in Utah, visiting my mom and skiing the Wasatch. It was fun to…

give ’em hell, tony!

I learned today that one of my favorite high school teachers, Tony Larimer, is battling lung cancer. He’s currently in…

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