(Re-)Ranking the Presidents, Part 2

This week, I’m re-ranking the presidents. If you missed it, take a look at Monday’s post to see who we’ve taken off the list thus far. Without further delay, let’s see who cracks the list at #30: 30. Richard M. Nixon (1969-1974) (Previous Rank: 28th) – Richard Nixon had a promising political career, undone completelyContinue reading “(Re-)Ranking the Presidents, Part 2”

(Re-)Ranking the Presidents, Part 1

A lot has happened since I last sat down and ranked the presidents for Presidents Day 2017. As I write this, the former president was just acquitted in his second impeachment, albeit with seven of his fellow Republicans joining all the Democrats to vote him guilty of inciting the insurrection on the US Capitol ofContinue reading “(Re-)Ranking the Presidents, Part 1”

Some (Mostly) Thoughtful Opinions on Self Worth

Depending on the scale you use, a person can be wealthy or poor. Compared to Jeff Bezos or Elon Musk, I am downright impoverished. But compared to the federal poverty guidelines, I am wealthy. After a recent wage, I have my highest salary that I have ever earned in my life. While I haven’t goneContinue reading “Some (Mostly) Thoughtful Opinions on Self Worth”

The Final (Utah) Straw

Over the past few months, if not the entirety of the COVID-19 pandemic, my wife Kim and I have spent some time discussing if Utah continues to be in our long-term plans as a place to live. This is likely exacerbated by the pandemic. With minimal in-person contact with friends and family since March 2020,Continue reading “The Final (Utah) Straw”