CANNON - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CANNON News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Ann Cannon: When others are ‘meh’ on the books you love http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58234304-78/book-love-cannon-ann.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58234304-78/book-love-cannon-ann.html.csp">Ann Cannon: When others are ‘meh’ on the books you love</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ann Cannon</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T17:59:12.347-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 05:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">What’s your response when you finish reading a book you love? Not just love, but LOVE? A book you love so much you want to marry it? Not just marry it, but renew your vows with it regularly so you can put the photos from the commitment ceremony all over Facebook? Here’s what I want to do — put on a white shirt, a polyester tie and a pair of Swedish-knit slacks from Mr. Mac, then slap a nametag on my chest so I can go from door to door spreading the good word about the book I love. That’s how I ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58234304@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:59:12 MDT Ann Cannon: Baseball can teach you a lot about life http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58206493-223/baseball-lot-game-kids.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58206493-223/baseball-lot-game-kids.html.csp">Ann Cannon: Baseball can teach you a lot about life</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ann Cannon</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T19:33:56.102-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 07:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Over the years I’ve spent a lot of time watching baseball. I watched my brothers play when we were kids. And then I watched my kids play when they were kids. And now I watch those kids, aka The Salt Lake Bees, on a regular basis. Also, I listen casually to games (I’m not too picky, although I avoid Rockies broadcasts) on the radio or TV because summer just isn’t summer unless there’s a pot of geraniums on the front porch and an announcer’s voice within earshot. Like I said. That’s a LOT of ba...</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> 58206493@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:33:56 MDT Ann Cannon: Having a body talk with ‘My Teenage Self’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58182389-78/body-self-diet-cannon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58182389-78/body-self-diet-cannon.html.csp">Ann Cannon: Having a body talk with ‘My Teenage Self’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ann Cannon</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T12:01:35.785-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 12:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An Open Letter to My Teenage Self, Wait. Another letter? Didn’t I write one of those last week? To my Teva sandals? (Answer: Yes.) It’s just that when I was at the library this past weekend, I saw a book called, “Dear Me: A Letter to My Sixteen-Year-Old Self.” And while I didn’t read it, the idea intrigued me. If a person could, in fact, write a letter to a former self, what would he or she say? (Not that this former self would listen. Hello. She’s a TEENAGER.) Still, I have something I want...</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> 58182389@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 12:01:35 MDT Ann Cannon: Walking the Tevas down memory lane http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58157017-78/cannon-husband-sandals-teva.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58157017-78/cannon-husband-sandals-teva.html.csp">Ann Cannon: Walking the Tevas down memory lane</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ann Cannon</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T10:08:22.678-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 10:08AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An open letter to my pair of Teva sandals, I know. This is soooo weird. Me! Writing a letter to shoes! But here goes. OK, so you know my husband, right? Well, here’s a crucial difference between him and me — a difference that supports my general hypothesis that opposites not only attract, they also wind up marrying each other. (My brother is fond of saying that marriage is a truce between warring nations — or if not exactly warring nations, at least nations who get on each other’s nerves someti...</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> 58157017@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 10:08:22 MDT Utah County Sheriff: Suicidal, armed man found alive, well http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58160738-78/deputies-armed-family-monday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58160738-78/deputies-armed-family-monday.html.csp">Utah County Sheriff: Suicidal, armed man found alive, well</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T06:11:54.568-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 06:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After a tense daylong search for an armed and suicidal man turned up empty, Utah County sheriff’s deputies found him alive and safe at his mother’s house Monday night. Deputies had descended on a neighborhood near 13000 West and 15000 South in Elberta about 9:30 a.m. Monday after the man’s family called 911, reporting he was armed and threatening to kill himself. Initially believing the man had barricaded himself inside his home, deputies set up a containment area, only to learn several hours la...</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> 58160738@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 06:11:54 MDT Ann Cannon: Memories of Ghosts and Grunions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58133457-223/grunions-beach-brother-cannon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58133457-223/grunions-beach-brother-cannon.html.csp">Ann Cannon: Memories of Ghosts and Grunions</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ann Cannon</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T18:46:24.354-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 06:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">My family — parents, siblings, spouses, everybody’s kids — have been going to the same beach together for nearly 30 years, and it was on one of those first trips that my youngest brother told us about grunions. Because I am tragically lacking in the Essential Fish 411 department, he brought me up to speed. Grunions, he explained, are tiny fish that mate on the sandy shores of Southern California. If you walk along the beach at night when they’re running, you can find thousands of grunions makin...</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> 58133457@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 18:46:24 MDT Woman rescued after walking away from boat on Utah Lake http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58129188-78/boat-cannon-lake-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58129188-78/boat-cannon-lake-utah.html.csp">Woman rescued after walking away from boat on Utah Lake</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-29T13:17:33.348-06:00">Updated Jun 29, 2014 01:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A woman was rescued after walking away from her boyfriend — on Utah Lake. A woman, about 30 years old, and her boyfriend were out in a boat in the Provo Boat Harbor area Saturday evening, said Utah County Sheriff’s Sgt. Spencer Cannon. They were “a little intoxicated” and, according to witnesses, she got out of the boat and started walking to shore, Cannon said. “The water wasn’t too deep there but it was a little difficult to navigate” due to the disappearing daylight and high vegetation, Canno...</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> 58129188@www.sltrib.com Sun, 29 Jun 2014 13:17:33 MDT Ann Cannon: Beeliner or Meanderer, which one are you? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58103458-223/beeliner-cannon-ann-cream.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58103458-223/beeliner-cannon-ann-cream.html.csp">Ann Cannon: Beeliner or Meanderer, which one are you?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ann Cannon</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-25T10:12:27.187-06:00">Updated Jun 25, 2014 10:12AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When it comes to arriving at a vacation destination, there are two types of individuals. The first type is the Beeliner. Beeliners are the people who are all DISNEYLAND OR BUST, BABY! And by this I mean they do not stop for anything. A-N-Y-T-H-I-N-G. Food? Food is overrated. Potty breaks? Potty breaks are for wimps. That deer you accidentally hit on 1-15? Why should one deer’s bad judgment call slow you down? I have a brother-in-law who is a Beeliner on steroids. Dude just hates, hates, hates ...</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> 58103458@www.sltrib.com Wed, 25 Jun 2014 10:12:27 MDT Video: Robert Kirby’s literally explosive Father’s Day http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58084432-78/bowling-kirby-ball-cannon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58084432-78/bowling-kirby-ball-cannon.html.csp">Video: Robert Kirby’s literally explosive Father’s Day</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-20T22:56:26.436-06:00">Updated Jun 20, 2014 10:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake Tribune columnist Robert Kirby spent Father’s Day weekend on the Tavaputs Plateau shooting gumballs from wrist rockets, eventually advancing to blowing up a dryer with a bowling ball. The first bowling ball missed and came close to hitting a cabin. The second one did some damage, but the third one took the dead dryer to the parts department. Look for a story about what Kirby was doing on the Tavaptus shooting cannons in an upcoming Utah Bucket List story. And here’s Kirby on how his...</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> 58084432@www.sltrib.com Fri, 20 Jun 2014 22:56:26 MDT 2 Utah kids injured in cannon blast still in hospital http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58083865-78/cannon-hospital-injured-parade.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58083865-78/cannon-hospital-injured-parade.html.csp">2 Utah kids injured in cannon blast still in hospital</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-18T12:39:48.94-06:00">Updated Jun 18, 2014 12:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Orem • Two children remain hospitalized Wednesday with injuries suffered when a cannon fired by a Civil War re-enactment group at a weekend parade in Utah sparked a fiery explosion. The conditions of the two transported to University Hospital’s burn center in Salt Lake City after Saturday’s accident were not immediately released. A third injured child was earlier released from the hospital. Two boys and a girl between the ages of 8 and 10 were taken to the burn center after the explosion at the ...</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> 58083865@www.sltrib.com Wed, 18 Jun 2014 12:39:48 MDT Ann Cannon: Waging war on Salt Lake City parking meters http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58073893-78/parking-cannon-ann-mercy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58073893-78/parking-cannon-ann-mercy.html.csp">Ann Cannon: Waging war on Salt Lake City parking meters</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ann Cannon</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-18T19:18:56.503-06:00">Updated Jun 18, 2014 07:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I’m in the middle of a big fat fight these days. I’m “taking it outside.” I’m “throwing down.” I’m “drawing a line in the sand.” I’m going “mano a mano.” And if you toss me another cliché about fighting, I’ll happily put that one in quotation marks, too, because I am serious. I’m “not gonna take it anymore!” People, I am talking about the parking-meter situation in Salt Lake City again. Here’s what happened a few weeks ago. I went downtown, where I quickly found a place to park — thank you, pa...</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> 58073893@www.sltrib.com Wed, 18 Jun 2014 19:18:56 MDT 2 of 3 Utah kids hurt in Orem cannon blast still in hospital http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58074686-78/orem-cannon-twitter-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58074686-78/orem-cannon-twitter-com.html.csp">2 of 3 Utah kids hurt in Orem cannon blast still in hospital</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-16T21:57:46.894-06:00">Updated Jun 16, 2014 09:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two of three children injured during a weekend accident in an Orem parade involving a Civil War reenactment cannon remained hospitalized on Monday. Orem police Lt. Guy Gustman confirmed that one of the children had been released, while the other two — apparently in serious condition — remained at the University of Utah burn center. Gustman could specifically identify which of the children had been discharged or further detail the extent of their injuries. Two boys and one girl, ages 8 to 10, ha...</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> 58074686@www.sltrib.com Mon, 16 Jun 2014 21:57:46 MDT Children hurt when parade cannon malfunctions in Orem http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58069425-78/cannon-parade-orem-twitter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58069425-78/cannon-parade-orem-twitter.html.csp">Children hurt when parade cannon malfunctions in Orem</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-15T16:53:53.489-06:00">Updated Jun 15, 2014 04:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Three children were hurt after a cannon malfunctioned at the Orem Summerfest parade. A Civil War reenactment group fired a cannon on 800 East, just south of Center Street, at the beginning of the parade. When the cannon went off, a spark landed on “a large pouch that contained additional charges for the cannon,” according to an Orem Police news release. The pouch exploded and hurt three children who were part of the reenactment group. They were treated at the scene and taken to the hospital. The...</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> 58069425@www.sltrib.com Sun, 15 Jun 2014 16:53:53 MDT Holes-in-one at Forest Dale, The Ridge http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58068853-77/shroeter-dale-forest-ridge.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58068853-77/shroeter-dale-forest-ridge.html.csp">Holes-in-one at Forest Dale, The Ridge</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-14T22:23:36.264-06:00">Updated Jun 14, 2014 10:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Forest Dale • Ralph Shroeter. No. 8, 100 yards, pitching wedge. With Mary Shroeter, Nick Shroeter, Jason Cannon. The Ridge • Joe Carey. No. 15, 118 yards, 8-iron. With Alex Allen.</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> 58068853@www.sltrib.com Sat, 14 Jun 2014 22:23:36 MDT Ann Cannon: A tribute to Dad and his flying green VW Beetle http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58046260-223/car-fly-dad-dumb.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58046260-223/car-fly-dad-dumb.html.csp">Ann Cannon: A tribute to Dad and his flying green VW Beetle</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ann Cannon</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-10T19:16:29.077-06:00">Updated Jun 10, 2014 07:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When I was in grade school, our family purchased a light green Volkswagen Beetle, and it was the coolest car on the block by far because it could fly. Yes. You read that correctly. We had a flying car at our house. How did we know it was a flying car? Because our dad told us so. He dropped the information casually as if it were no big deal — like everyone else on our street had flying cars parked in front of their houses, too. We have a new car and btw it can fly. So yeah. I guess I’ll go mow t...</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> 58046260@www.sltrib.com Tue, 10 Jun 2014 19:16:29 MDT Ann Cannon: Baring it all! Confessions of a former high school senior http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58018570-223/shoulders-yearbook-senior-bow.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58018570-223/shoulders-yearbook-senior-bow.html.csp">Ann Cannon: Baring it all! Confessions of a former high school senior</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ann Cannon</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-04T14:17:28.476-06:00">Updated Jun 4, 2014 02:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">So I don’t want to beat a dead horse, but . . . As a result of Wasatch High School’s recent yearbook scandal, I thumbed through my own senior yearbook this weekend — something I haven’t done for decades. I’m serious. High school was fine, but as soon as I graduated I never looked back. I can honestly say I never ever long for those by-gone days. But whatever. When I looked at all those classmates of mine, here’s what I saw. Lots of smiles. Lots of hair, facial and otherwise. Lots of dickeys an...</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> 58018570@www.sltrib.com Wed, 04 Jun 2014 14:17:28 MDT