Archive for March, 2012

The Unexpected End to Our Great American Road Trip

America on the Globe

Today was supposed to be about something else entirely. Self discipline, I think, or maybe the idea of breaking big goals down into small bites.

Instead, today is about rushing home to attend a funeral.


Happiness Highlights: Lots to Love in Salt Lake City

salt lake city mountains

A week in a new place is almost guaranteed to be a good one for me as new experiences are an easy route to happiness. The past few days did not disappoint.


Confronting My Bigotry in Salt Lake City

salt lake city temple

I consider myself a tolerant person. More than tolerant, I embrace the differences between myself and others. I seek to better understand and celebrate what makes us separate and what makes us the same. I’ve marched for gay rights, written against discrimination, and teach my children that prejudice is bad. And yet I found myself […]


Salt Lake City Through the iPhone Lens

salt like city mountains from library

I had this brilliant idea to try and use my iPhone camera more often. I know a few iPhone photographers (or phoneopgraphers, if you will) who take stunning photos with nothing but their phones and a few apps, and the idea of touring a new place without hauling my big DSLR around appealed to me. […]


If You Had Cancer, Would You Do What You Want?

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If you had cancer, would you be pushed to do what you want before you die? It took more to encourage Jenny Meyerson to change.