We all know the world is full of danger, but a recent evil has risen from the depths to drag down the next generation without us even realizing the threat. Or at least that’s what Collin Kartchner, a motivational speaker, claims as he spoke in Moab last week. The danger he was referring to is social media and the effects it has on the youth of today.
Time. It’s perhaps the single biggest ruler of our lives. It determines how and when we go places, attend appointments and celebrate birthdays. Try as we might to manipulate it, most of us want more hours in the day.
Last week this column made reference to a committee with a mission to explore the possibility of turning our community of Castle Valley into an incorporated town.
If “Profiles in Courage,” had been written today, there would be nine senators profiled rather than eight.
Dear Sen. Romney:
Wait, I don’t understand! Overwhelmingly negative comments about the back-in parking on West 100 South, yet the council members think we should install it elsewhere?
I think the coronavirus is God’s political contribution to the Democratic Party. What a sick ward of contenders for the White House! It is no surprise to see a man’s male wife, a carpet-bagging career politician, a communist, a socialist and assorted quid pro quo spendthrifts growing in the Democratic Party’s presidential petri dish. They should all be quarantined indefinitely!
I was at the last boys basketball game of the season on Friday, Feb. 7. Ouch, that was a tough one. I’m not saying the referees were wrong, but the loss was quite a bitter pill to swallow. Competitive sports by nature involve winning and losing; when an athlete steps on the court or on the field, there is a chance even the best of them will lose.
A woman in New York paid $1,800 for a 9-week-old black leopard. She thought it was cute and friendly — until it attacked her.
There was a lot of public clamor in the valley 35 years ago this month when the Bureau of Land Management and Conoco Petroleum Company announced a proposed exploratory well at the base of Parriott Mesa just off the Pace Hill Road. Much of the agenda of the Castle Valley Property Owners Association monthly meeting was devoted to a question and answer session with officials from the BLM and Conoco. The BLM district manager stated that written comment would be accepted and a decision would be made 35 years ago this week.
Oh … Where to start? Way back I guess, before I ever knew them since I wasn’t born yet, of course.
Come Monday, Feb. 17, I will be a 40-year transplant into Moab and Grand County.