Sweet Streets

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What you get when you design and construct safe alternatives to driving cars. Cities along the Wasatch Front are growing and evolving. People are moving to the area as they discover the many benefits of our region, including livable and vibrant neighborhoods. While the new neighbors bring new cultural experiences and exciting job opportunities, one […]

Anahata: the heart chakra

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The key to immunity. Editor’s note: The Chakra Series, by Todd Mangum, MD, first appeared in CATALYST in 1995 and was repeated in 2009 and 2013. These stories remain among the most read in our online library. In 2020 we are bringing you an updated version, which began with January’s Introduction to the Chakras.   […]

Monica’s story

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The following story is one of three collective stories (see “Community Cats” and “Meet the Cat Avenger: Julie Davis”) on feral felines and the women who love them.  One cat leads to another. What mostly keeps community cat advocates and volunteers involved in their work is that helping one cat naturally leads to helping another. […]

Meet the Cat Avenger: Julie Davis

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The following is one of three collective stories (see “Community Cats” and “Monica’s Story”) on feral felines and the women who love them.  Julie Davis has helped trap colonies from Nephi to Wendover to Snowville to Logan to Wallsburg and many areas in between. Four years ago she took the town of Nephi under her wing and […]

Community Cats

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Stories of caring for the feral felines among us. Editor’s note: In cartoons and children’s literature, it’s usually the stray cats and dogs that seem to have the most fun—the charming, freedom-loving, rule-breaking misfits whose lives are one grand adventure. In real life, however, that is rarely the case. Cats, with their quiet ability to […]

First and Last responders

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One family’s experience working the pandemic. Watching my 21-year-old getting ready to go off to work at an area hospital emergency department as the pandemic reached Utah, I was struck by the contrasting emotions of pride and fear. So many years of keeping him safe, only now to send him into a workplace requiring so […]

Poetry needed now more than ever

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Literary and performance poet Glenis Redmond’s virtual visit on Thursday , May 7. Say what you want about poetry. Complain that it’s deceptively complicated. Complain about the teacher who made you think you couldn’t correctly interpret a poem’s themes, let alone write one. Or complain about your fear that somebody, everybody, will hate your words, […]

A conversation with Money

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And now a word from your bookkeeper. I had my first breakdown on Wed­nesday afternoon, March 25. I was sitting at my desk and this overwhelming sadness hit me as I read a simple email from one of my favorite bookkeeping clients: “I have terminated everyone except our managers.” The tears began to flow, and […]

Constant Creation + Community = Project apART

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From college students to office workers to medical professionals, social isolation has taken its toll. Everyday tasks and line items like commuting to work, cafes, and walking to class are now nostalgic memories for many. The need for consistent creative outlets and community has never been more crucial to the human experience. During times of […]

Covid-19 and air quality

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What we can learn from the pandemic that may help Utahns in times of Air Quality crisis. The coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has led to unprecedented times globally, to say the least. The overall impact is yet to be seen, including the emotional, physical, and economic toll the outbreak will have on our society. But could […]

Manipura, the solar plexus chakra: Personal power

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Innate inner wildness Editor’s note: The Chakra Series, by Todd Mangum, MD, first appeared in CATALYST in 1995 and was repeated in 2009. These stories remain among the most read in our online library. In 2020 we are bringing you an updated version, which began with January’s Introduction to the Chakras. CHAKRA THREE Location: in […]

 
 
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