Category: Daniel Moore

Don’t need help in the imagination department

I’m sure all of you have been in breathless anticipation of my review of Pokemon Go, a game for cell phones where players catch imaginary creatures hiding in the real world. Here is the review: I have never played Pokemon…

Documentary tips & hot air balloons

Dear PBS producers, My wife and I were watching an enlightening program you produced, a program on the series NOVA, which, unfortunately, has nothing at all to do with Chevy. This particular program featured the history and science behind the…

High taxes have a good payoff

Like a lot of you, I’ve been up to my elbows in taxes the last few weeks. But it’s not my own taxes I’m looking into, it’s yours. A few weeks ago someone called and asked why American Falls’ property…

Yellowstone could explode today

Some days I wake up worried about the world. What if work doesn’t go well today? What if my kids have trouble in school? What if Yellowstone explodes? Beneath Yellowstone, so they tell me, is a huge bubble of magma—molten…

At least remodel bathrooms

I recently had the privilege of using the bathrooms at the American Falls Intermediate School the other day. I instantly noticed something disturbing, unseen to some but perfectly visible to me. I could see it because, one, I was once…

Who is training who?

We got a puppy. And he’s very smart. He already learned several tricks, like how to escape from the backyard in several different places. He’s very quick to train. So far, he’s trained me to give him treats whenever he…

Trump the Bern

Four years ago, in this very column, I made fun of Donald Trump running for president. I may have to swallow my words. If Bernie Sanders is elected, all we can hope for is that Trump pulls through. I stand…

Etiquette is still around

My young son is just beginning to talk. He has two favorite words. These are two words we encourage all children to say. They are, as we say “magic words.” Those words are “thank you.” And this is a problem.…