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Immersion in history in Salt Lake City UT Come with me back a century, a whole hundred years, and I like to fancy, to the day. In our reverie let's read the story in the collage above as though we were by standers at witnessing the events of the story. Having difficulty? Not for me. Let me explai...
12/04/2013
So much to see and do in Salt Lake City UT as you get history to come alive Yesterday I got to see "A Jewel in the Crown..." Once the Rio Grande Depot (Salt Lake City) of the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad. Built in 1910, it was in the style of Great Depots of the US, at a cost of $750,00...
12/03/2013
My elevator speech into 2014 and beyond   Do your goals embarrass you? Are you outrageous and act with passion? Are you without limits and accept no excuses? My big, hairy, audacious goal is to achieve LEVITATION   O shock, horror - did he say LEVITATION?   G-Day. I'm Larry O'Sullivan and I am a ...
12/02/2013
A tribute to my inspiration, nothing virtual here. At the end of a time of Thanksgiving, I feel I  must give thanks to my inspiration, my wife Christie Louise She has emerged as the family strength in many things. She is responsible for our family unity at Thanksgiving, proving herself a master o...
11/30/2013
A foray into the world of serial consumers A national news item early this morning explained that the wole country needs to be shopping in earnest because with "six less Christmas shopping days this year" retailers might be struggling to reach their targets. Is this an incitement to shop?  We, th...
11/29/2013
We all have visions of the future When I talk about my goals, I do not intend to justify myself. Debating with skeptics, especially those with opions and no substance, is the task of missionaries and politicians. My time is valuable and my path clear. I will achieve levitation. I have skin in the...
11/29/2013
One of those things that stick in your mind Practice random kindness and (commit) senseless acts of beauty Anne Herbert   I was first affected by this quote after a casual read of an Australian newspaper in 1995, where an article, as I recall, referred to American groups adhering to its tenets. T...
11/28/2013
The pace of Thanksgiving A day of Thanksgiving. You might say together, alone. All that food, all that talking... We are at an age where Christie and I are at the top of the tree (living family tree). Our descendants, who now make up three generations in goodly numbers below, seem scattered far a...
11/28/2013
A day at home, a day of family... One of the pleasures of changing countries, and "assimilating" is getting used to new holidays, especially those with extensive family traditions. I can relate to mounded tables anywhere, whether the base be ham or beef or turkey or mud crab. The attendant family...
11/28/2013
Holiday schedules for TRAX users in Utah While using TRAX (light rail)  to Sandy UT today, I received the following message: Thanksgiving none; Friday is Saturday; Saturday is Saturday; Sunday is Sunday. A perfectly clear message which for non-Utahns, outsiders and sundry visitors translates: If ...
11/27/2013
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