BY LORIE BUCKLEY The other day I read a quote by Jonathan Swift that said, “Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.” I don’t usually spend my days reading quotes by 17th-century essayists. I do have a life you know. I find that it’s hard to have vision when all you can see is the dust piling up on your furniture as you spend your days jumping from zoom meeting to zoom meeting. I am starting to think that my “vision” will be permanently skewed into the shape of my laptop. The vision I am thinking of relates to an emptyRead More →

By Lorie Buckley, Ogden City Arts Coordinator When I started as the Ogden City Arts Coordinator a few years back, my Mom truly believed that I wouldn’t be safe walking from my car to my office.   I was instructed to be sure to carry pepper spray to ward off any unsavory characters roaming the streets. I sometimes need to remind my Mom that I have…ahem, let’s just say, several decades under my belt. Being Davis County dwellers, my loving parental units remembered Ogden as a place you avoided, especially at night. Thirty years ago… maybe. Fast forward to 2019 and you’ll see a distinctive change.Read More →

If you’re looking for a different kind of experience, this local company delivers. I know I’m not the only one to dream of flying. But, at this moment in my life, I’m not prepared to leap out of a perfectly functional airplane, thank you very much. So I went to iFLY Utah. The whole experience took about an hour. It was nothing like a ride, where you just hop in and hang on. When flying, you are an active participant, and you have to learn what to do. Trust me, if you just jumped into the tunnel without any guidance, you would regret it! ItRead More →