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My Brush with Nicolas Cage

The most famous member of my family is Grandpa’s truck. It’s a green Chevrolet from the late 90s, and for the last month Nicolas Cage, the actor, has been driving it around. Seriously. It all started several months ago when the Kanab Department of Tourism asked some local residents if they would be willing to […]

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Coyote Slayer

It was late at night and I was driving my family in our Suburban along a fast-paced stretch of highway in remote southern Utah. We’d been traveling most of the day and had another half hour to go before reaching our destination. Two coyotes darted into the road from my left. I braked, missing the […]

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An International Affair

Last spring I was interviewed by Paul O’Connor of World Media Rights from the UK. He was in Kanab, Utah doing a episode of “Myth Hunters” about Freddie Crystal and the legend of Montezuma’s cursed gold.   I’m somewhat of a treasure-hunting hobbyist. I don’t go hunting for the gold (though I do love hiking), but I love […]