AWESOME - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/AWESOME News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Letter: House fire reveals a caring community http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58424117-82/caring-community-experience-fire.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58424117-82/caring-community-experience-fire.html.csp">Letter: House fire reveals a caring community</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T17:22:02.026-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 05:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">On April 16 my house and nearly all earthly possessions burned to the ground. It has been so wonderful to experience everyone’s kindness. Friends, neighbors and relatives have rallied to help ... a complete stranger slowed the car in passing just long enough to hand out bulging bags of McDonald’s food. Pierre Bakery sent bread and pastries for all of the neighbors who had gathered to help, and the kids at Thompson Lane dance studio raised money and donations to help me buy toothpaste and toi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58424117@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:22:02 MDT Letter: More midnight fireworks, please! http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58216905-82/bed-fireworks-larger-midnight.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58216905-82/bed-fireworks-larger-midnight.html.csp">Letter: More midnight fireworks, please!</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T17:13:02.243-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 05:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There appears to be a need to explode things on Sunday and Monday nights in my neighborhood. After putting the kids to bed and lying in the dark with the cool evening breezes drifting through the house, we hear from some self-appointed people who get themselves all thrilled by firing off 10 or 20 really awesome kabooms, usually around 10 or 11 p.m. Sometimes they go the extra mile and celebrate our independence at 2 or 3 in the morning. Goodness, it’s just so patriotic I have to pinch myse...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58216905@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:13:02 MDT Letter: Small acts restore this mother’s hope http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58215608-82/acts-hope-traffic-awesome.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58215608-82/acts-hope-traffic-awesome.html.csp">Letter: Small acts restore this mother’s hope</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T17:13:01.963-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 05:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s easy to find reasons to vent, and there are days I feel like the world is against me and I want to do it, too. You know the posts that go like this: “Dear man at the traffic light who cut me off ... ” But in the past week, I’m reminded that people are generally good and that we’re all in this together. A clerk at Old Navy got down on her knees to comfort my little girl after she walked straight into a pillar, and a man stopped traffic and waved my awesome, tentative teenage driver into a ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58215608@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:13:01 MDT