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Donald Trump, Brigham Young, and the meaning of a contract.

That Donald Trump is a “shrewd businessman” – I can put it no more charitably than that – is no secret. He himself has said that he takes pleasure in reneging on contracts if, according to him, work is poor, or not up to snuff, or late. 916 more words

Social Folly

Camping and Tents

Camping. The world’s most confusing hobby.

It makes about as much sense as fertilizing a lawn that you have to mow twice a week. Humans have spent hundreds of thousands of years solving the challenges of nature. 1,264 more words


Vertigo! And other U2 references. Maybe.

Jack: Oh, you see that shot they just did? It’s called a vertigo shot because they zoom out as they move in closer. It makes it look weird. 142 more words

Mark Twain admits to setting a wildland fire at Lake Tahoe

When young Samuel Clemens first came to the Nevada Territory in 1861, he thought he would be given an easy office job assisting his brother, Orion, who had been named by President Lincoln to be the first and only Territorial Secretary for Nevada. 914 more words


Camping Pt.2: Family

Yesterday I wrote about a couple of my previous experiences camping as a young adult. As fun and memorable as those camping trips are, those days needed to remain in my past. 765 more words


Camping Shenanigans

We went camping over the Canada Day long weekend and it was by far the best trip we have ever had. We had a few camping fails but had a blast roughing it !! 186 more words


Roughing It

Rosie is still doing her best to get Jean involved in some fun and relaxing activities. However, Jean is not used to “roughing it”. This one might be too much for her! 11 more words