Life is Good
Last week a lady stopped me in the Post Office and said, “Buckley, you have an amazing memory. How can you remember all the details of the experiences you share in your columns?”
San Juan’s Michelangelo
How would you like to start selling your drawings in the fourth grade for a nickel and 20 years later command $65,000 for a single work of art?
The slivers of life
Having been an intermittent builder for the past 39 years, I am no stranger to slivers. At my age, you would think that I would never be caught handling wood without gloves, but I am occasionally c...
A humbling enterprise
When I suggested the Giants of San Juan series to Editor Boyle 16 months ago, little did I realize the ramifications of that commitment.
A sign that affection hath not perished
For as long as any of us can remember, the method used by the Buckaroos of Monticello and the Broncos of Blanding to express teen-age affection for each other was to paint the old wreck in Devil’s ...
Remembering great Scout leaders
This week is National Boy Scout Week. Last week in the Salt Lake papers a Boy Scout from Ogden was featured having earned all 121 merit badges offered by the BSA. What an accomplishment for one so ...
A billion is a bunch
Recently, I heard a wise man say that the average human being simply cannot get his brain around the concept of how many is a billion.