Category: Press Columns

Cupid, Chris Kringle, criminals

I’m surely I’m not the first one to think of this, but where do holiday stories come from? Parents obviously have to sugarcoat stories for us. “Santa is coming in the morning to put presents under our tree!” When in…

Q-pons and withdrawals

I hope everyone still has their resolutions going strong. One of mine is no soda for the year. My parents like to stock up on Diet Coke so every time I open their fridge I get withdrawals. One thing I…

Resolution for my New Year’s resolutions

It’s that time of year. The time to take down all the beautiful decorations, lights and ornaments. Throw them away for a year and put them back up next winter. That’s how it’s supposed to be done, at least. The…

A year that has molded my future

Coming off a hiatus of who knows how long, I decided to write another column. I’m sorry, subscribers, I knew you thought I was done but I had some things on my mind. I was sitting at my desk… or…

The shoe’s on the other foot

I’ve never considered myself much of a disciplinarian but after a third of my year was taken up watching my dad at the University of Utah hospital, I’ve perfected the art… I like to think. Dating back to when I…

It’s the most wonderful time of the year

There is nothing better than October, November and December; so much is going on in that time. There’s playoff baseball, and even though my Red Sox are as far out of the picture as possible, I still love watching America’s…

The perks of living in a small town

Through my years I always planned on moving to a big city, ideally Boston. Being a die hard Red Sox and Celtics fan it was the perfect location. I fell in love with those two teams and city when I…

No dancing on the job

There are moments at The Press where I have some useful time on my hands, open area and some music to get me going. I like to break out in random dance sometimes and according to Debbie, that is not…

No more prayer circles

I don’t know whether I feel guiltier because my friends were concerned I was going to die or because my family thought the same thing. It’s also even more embarrassing because for the first two months after I suffered the…

Out with the old, in with the new

I finally got my own column. I think my next project is getting my own desk. I don’t quite have my own station to work at now that Brett is back from his self-proclaimed two month vacation. I never expected…