Grandpa Greenhalgh’s Silver Dollars

It has been hard to fight the waves of memories that have been let loose as the coming in of the tide at the passing of my grandpa Greenhalgh. I’ve watched as others have shared their memories and it only serves to cause tears to come to my eyes.  I hate feeling vulnerable and out…

Thoughts from the First Presidential Debate of 2016

So this is just a rough outline of my thoughts during the presidential debate tonight.  Just bread and circuses as far as I’m concerned: What is Clinton going to do encourage more women to choose higher paying career fields in order to close the “wage gap?” Lots of Trump’s companies are based on foreign workers,…

The Opportunity Amidst Storms of Controversy

Once again, I find myself attempting to find the right words to convey the thoughts that have been swirling in my mind since yesterday morning when I first saw the article from the Salt Lake Tribune on a recent policy update that affects homosexual couples and the children raised by them. One of the things…

A moment of joy: embrace the sky

When anybody asks me what my favorite movie is, I never even have to hesitate before telling him or her, “The Shawshank Redemption.” What could be better than a story about a man who is wrongfully accused, sent to prison for two lifetimes, abused by his fellow inmates, and exploited for his banking knowledge, who…