Personal

Bush Twin Gems from “Sisters First”

I just finished reading the book Sister's First -- Stories from our Wild and Wonderful Life by Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush. I picked up the book for two reasons -- first, I'm a sucker for anything related to the Bush family, especially if it promises great stories about George and Barbara Bush.… Continue reading Bush Twin Gems from “Sisters First”

Family, Personal

Memorial Day — Utah Style

Memorial Day in the Washington, D.C. area meant a sea of flags waving brilliantly through Arlington Cemetery. It meant Rolling Thunder motorcyclists descending upon the nation's capital to bring public attention to prisoners of war and those missing in action. And, it meant one of our favorite traditions of gathering with friends on the west… Continue reading Memorial Day — Utah Style

Change, Friends, Personal

Funeral for a Friend

Yesterday, I was telling Doug about how I spent my day -- at a funeral for a friend, Kay Banks Robbins, and then at a luncheon with some of my childhood friends. He said, "That sounds like a blog." Thanks for the idea, Doug. Kay Robbins Banks Kay was one of the funniest people I… Continue reading Funeral for a Friend