Kurtis Workman

I seen you reading this column

I was playing Mr. Mom and I began feeling morally and intellectually bankrupt after I tried to navigate the failageddon that is the Obamacare website when I finally got through the adversity that was like a root canal on steroids.…

A resolute resolution

It is the start of the year and that can mean only one thing: I will be inadvertently back-dating checks and other documents until November. I guess it could also mean that it is time to evaluate how well I…

Yes, Virginia, there is a RedBox

Just before Thanksgiving I wrote about one of my family’s traditional dishes, Pretzel Salad, a wonderful concoction that includes Jell-O, pretzels, whipped cream and strawberries. Unfortunately when word spread to my grandmother that I would be referencing one of her…

Cheapening my efforts

It is that time of year again when we turn on festive lights, join family and friends for parties and attend various church functions. We also turn on the stress. Did everyone make it on the list? Have we bought…

A.F. not a drug running haven

To say I was caught off guard would be a fair statement describing my initial reaction to a question the Greater American Falls Area Chamber of Commerce received via email from a person looking to relocate to our fair city.…

As goes the Gloop, so goes Thanksgiving

A few years ago there was a trend on Facebook to post about your family’s “Gloop”. For those of you who missed this fleeting meme Gloop is that strange pink Jell-O powder, pineapple, cottage cheese dessert that magically appears only…

Is it significant

The open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare is over one month old and the numbers are in for that first 30 days. When looking at the statistics for the first month of Obamacare in Idaho the…

Taking care of our own

There are a few common experiences we share as humans, many of which are emotional. Among the universal emotions we share frustration comes close to the top of the list of emotions we wish we never had to experience. It…

A flaw in the system

Six Colorado counties have voted to add an initiative to the November ballot to secede from the state. Five more counties are predicted to add the initiative and 20 more counties are discussing the possibility. Their plan is to form…