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Wednesday, November 11, 2020

History To Go

It's the time of year when families traditionally gather. With COVID-19 raging through the country, instead of flying, some of us may be driving to those gatherings, and in so doing, will pass more than one roadside historical marker. Do you ever pull over and read them?

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Third Quarter

The Wasatch Front Regional Multiple Listing Service has released its third-quarter real estate stats, and no surprise, sales prices are up—sellers are dancing in the streets (hopefully with masks) and buyers are in tears.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020


When I'm getting ready to list a really old home, I love to research tidbits about the original owners that might bring a smile to potential buyers or even imply there might be ghosts in the closets.

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Zoo Blues

We're quickly killing our planet—with little being done to stop the pollution and destruction of wilderness, oceans and species.

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

New Housing Projects

There are so many cranes in the air along the Wasatch Front erecting high rise-apartments and office towers, I can barely keep track of it—can you? Oddly, there's still a lot of vacancy signs on standing apartment projects.

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

RBG's Shoes

Republicans are doing everything they can to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the U.S. Supreme Court before the Nov. 3 presidential election.

Horoscopes for OCT 8 - 14

Essential Powers
Libran author Ursula K. Le Guin said that we don't just naturally know how to create our destinies. It takes research and hard work. "All of us have to learn how to invent our lives, make them up, imagine them," she wrote.

Wednesday, September 30, 2020


When I first heard that Kennecott Utah Copper was going to build a master-planned mixed-use community at the base of the world's largest open-pit copper mine, I was skeptical.

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Portland Is Coming

My crystal ball says the future is here. Maybe not in Utah yet, but it's coming.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Genny Time?

OK, 2020 needs to go away now! I'm having to write this week's column—not from my home where we've been without power for almost a week, thanks to the wrath of 100 mph winds that knocked trees onto powerlines in our 'hood—but from a remote location.

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