Tag Archives: Nature

Utah with Kids: Zion National Park

“The Lord loves the gates of Zion more than all the dwelling places of Jacob.” – Psalm 87:2 There are less-memorable places to lose your first baby tooth. And my 5-year-old’s gap-toothed grin, sparked by the towering canyon walls above … Continue reading

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I wrote my senator, for what good it did

I spent a decade in newspapers, so I never got involved in any causes. I’m a private citizen right now, so every now and then I like to exercise my right and do my hopeless bit to try to make … Continue reading

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Lunch Links: Hiking with Kids (in Oklahoma)

SAND SPRINGS – Back when I was at the Sand Springs Leader, I covered quite a bit of the formation of the Keystone Ancient Forest Preserve. Just minutes from Sand Springs, the acreage includes some of the oldest stands of … Continue reading

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Updated: A death of a champion

Update: The Copperhead District of the Boy Scouts of America, Sam Houston Area Council, has posted information about Chuck’s services. Pasted here: Visitation on Wednesday from 6-8pm at Memorial Oaks Funeral Home: 13001 Katy Fwy, Houston, TX 77079 Funeral Services … Continue reading

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Hiking With Kids: Ensign Peak

There are plenty  tougher hikes, more secluded hikes, and other hikes close to home. But for a good leg-stretching hike up to the best views around, and a hike that can be done on the spur of the moment, there’s … Continue reading

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