July 2008 archive

Boston Open House

On July 30th Kristie and I went back east for a backyard open house hosted by my parents. Mom and Dad McConnon did a terrific job preparing everything for the event (thanks a million, we love you guys!) The event itself was wonderful…thanks to all the friends and family that came to show their support. […]

Dinner, Dessert & Dark Knight

[That, boys and girls, is called alliteration…which may, or may not be the only thing I learned while obtaining an English degree.] Tonight Kristie and I didn’t feel like cooking, so we went out to dinner at Los Hermanos for a little mexi-excellence (or at least mexi-mediocrity, depending on your mexican food standards). I personally […]

Cabin Campout

Kristie and I got to help plan the ward campout this year up at a beautiful cabin somewhere south in the boonies of Utah (Schofield, perhaps?) It was fun, and a lot of work. We’d never had to buy and organize the preparation of three meals for 50 people before. Let’s just say it was […]

Orem Owlz

Kristie and I decided to pick up a couple of $4 lawn seats to watch our local minor league baseball team, the Orem Owlz duke it out with the something-or-other Voyagers. It was really fun and made me nostalgic for the “America’s Favorite Pastime” that I feel like I never knew. I gotta hand it […]

The Legendary Roots Crew

This summer the Salt Lake City Arts Council is hosting its annual Twilight Concert Series at the Gallivan center. We caught the opening show, The Roots, and it was amaaazing. I’ve wanted to see them since I copped Illadelph Halflife andThings Fall Apart back in the 90’s. Their live set is captivating, Questlove (?uestlove) on […]

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