Ann Cannon

Last Updated Jul 8, 2015 12:01AM

I’m fond of saying that I can take the heat better than I can stand the cold. People scoff when I say this. They’re all, “But when you’re cold, you can always add another layer,” to which I say, “Read …

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  • A love song to the pleasures of reading aloud: Memories of sharing books with children
    Looking for something more to do while the kids are still out of school? Consider this: With its long hours of heat and light, summer naturally lends...
    Updated Jul 06 2015 09:26 am   |     |   Share
  • (Ann Cannon  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  Ann Cannon: Here’s a shoutout to my gnomies!
    It began with just one. I swear! Just one! Of course it started with just one, because come on! Who actually goes into the garden department of a sto...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 11:49 pm   |     |   Share
  • Ann Cannon: An adventure in Europe with dueling GPS systems
    There are two kinds of people in this world — people who put their trust in technology and people who don’t. My husband falls into the first category,...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 11:21 pm   |     |   Share
  • Ann Cannon: A Sunday drive, a father’s changing role
    What with Father’s Day right around the corner Sunday, I’ve been thinking a lot about moms. Kidding! I’ve been thinking about dads, obv — especiall...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 09:29 pm   |     |   Share

  • Ann Cannon: Forgetting your words? Try playing the ‘tortilla’ card
    One thing that happens as you age is that you start losing your .… Wait. What is it? You know! You know what I’m talking about! Those things. Those t...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 08:36 pm   |     |   Share
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 Books: ‘Ink and Ashes’ is hot YA debut for Salt Lake author
    If you’re looking for a thrill ride of a read this summer, check out “Ink and Ashes,” a debut young-adult novel by Salt Lake resident Valynne E. Maeta...
    Updated Jun 05 2015 02:37 pm   |     |   Share
  • Ann Cannon: Thanks to Mr. Wright and his fellow Utah educators
    I recently had an opportunity to hear the principal of Dilworth Elementary, Jared Wright, speak, which I enjoyed because I was his T-ball coach many y...
    Updated Jun 04 2015 05:01 pm   |     |   Share
  • Ann Cannon: What the parenting books don’t cover
    Books on child development are full of good information about kids ranging in age from 0-18 years. Here’s an example of the kind of material you’re li...
    Updated May 26 2015 10:17 pm   |     |   Share
  • The pack passes blossoming trees near the village of Cadier en Keer during the 50th edition of the Amstel Gold cycling race with start in Maastricht and finish in Valkenburg, Netherlands, Sunday, April 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong) Ann Cannon: Europe doesn’t seem so foreign anymore
    When I was a kid, my dad used to tell a story about the first time he ever ate a slice of pizza. He was in the Army, stationed at Fort Meade in Mary...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 06:15 pm   |     |   Share
  • Ann Cannon: When your favorite movie ages badly
    Have you ever had this experience? You go to a movie and end up falling in love with it. How much do you love this movie? You love it so much that yo...
    Updated May 12 2015 08:36 pm   |     |   Share
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