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Last Updated Mar 24, 2017 08:06AM

In regards to last week’s column, let me say this: If bringing a dog home over your partner’s objections really will lead to a divorce, then don’t do it. OBVIOUSLY. Of all the many things I want to do in …

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  • Ann Cannon: Stuff I don’t get, part 2: Trump on Twitter, mom jeans
    As you may know, I’m launching a series of columns this year called “Things I Don’t Get.” This is the second installment. Let me start out (again) by...
    Updated Mar 21 2017 09:21 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Tribune columnist Ann Cannon Ask Ann Cannon: Should wife risk the doghouse to rescue a golden retriever over husband’s objections?
    Dear Ann Cannon • My husband and I have always had a dog. But when our last dog died, my husband said he didn’t want another one. Ever. I’ve respected...
    Updated Mar 20 2017 09:33 am   |     |   Share
  •  This 1937 photo shows Amelia Earhart before takeoff in Miami for an attempted round-the-world flight. Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan, disappeared in the South Pacific in July 1937, while on one of the last legs of that journey. (The Miami Herald via AP) Ann Cannon: A young girl at the library; the women who made an impression
    One thing you see in libraries and bookstores these days is a LOT of good biographies about women from all walks of life for young readers. I would h...
    Updated Mar 14 2017 07:16 pm   |     |   Share
  • Kids have their say about favorite books
    Parents, teachers, librarians and booksellers have a worthy goal in common: They are eager to put quality books in the hands of young readers. This is...
    Updated Mar 10 2017 12:09 pm   |     |   Share


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  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Tribune columnist Ann Cannon Ask Ann Cannon: Someone deliberately trying to offend you? Try this comeback
    Last week I asked readers to submit suggestions for people who deliberately offend them. Reader David sent this: “When someone says something to me th...
    Updated Mar 10 2017 12:03 pm   |     |   Share
  • Ann Cannon: Time to get serious with self-image vs. actual behavior
    Well, I’ll say THIS about being married forever: You’ve had plenty of time to observe one another in action, which entitles you to make certain observ...
    Updated Mar 07 2017 09:10 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Tribune columnist Ann Cannon Ask Ann Cannon: Sibling fed up with ‘Parents Enabling Adult Children’
    Dear Ann Cannon • I have a topic I would LOVE to hear your opinion on: Parents Enabling Adult Children. And I’m not talking about ones that have offic...
    Updated Mar 06 2017 09:47 am   |     |   Share
  • Ann Cannon: Will giving up cable news for Lent be a big sacrifice?
    Dear Cable News, My friend Gretta recently put out this question on Facebook: What are you giving up for Lent? So here’s the deal. My religious tribe...
    Updated Feb 28 2017 07:09 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Courtesy photo)    Cover of ’The Youngest Marcher’ by Cynthia Levinson. Here are 5 picture book biographies for Black History Month and beyond
    Although Black History Month is winding down, there should be shelf space for these picture-book biographies all year round. Each tells the story of A...
    Updated Mar 06 2017 11:11 am   |     |   Share
  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Tribune columnist Ann Cannon Ask Ann Cannon: Dying father wants to be cremated but mother wants a burial. What’s a family to do?
    Dear Ann Cannon • My father, who is terminally ill, has expressed a desire to be cremated when he dies. I know my mother, who is his caretaker, wants ...
    Updated Feb 24 2017 08:03 am   |     |   Share
  • Ann Cannon: Where are you from? Where are you going?
    You know what surprised me when we moved to Salt Lake City in the 1980s? The way everybody asked us where we’d gone to high school. For the record, i...
    Updated Feb 22 2017 04:04 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Tribune columnist Ann Cannon Ask Ann Cannon: Why can’t my millennial children also be sensitive about using four-letter words?
    Dear Ann Cannon • I need insight into the brains of my millennial children. Why do they feel free to tell me when I’m being politically incorrect, but...
    Updated Feb 17 2017 07:33 am   |     |   Share
  • Ann Cannon: Considering the ‘privilege’ of a lifetime
    There are all kinds of milestones in this life, right? Your first word, first step, first day of kindergarten. Your first crush, first date, first ki...
    Updated Feb 14 2017 09:10 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Tribune columnist Ann Cannon Ask Ann Cannon: Should I tell my boss I spotted her friend shoplifting in the store?
    Dear Ann Cannon • I work in a gift store, and the other day I saw a regular customer stealing an expensive pen from the stationery section. Trouble is...
    Updated Feb 13 2017 08:51 am   |     |   Share
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    You know what surprised me when we moved to Salt Lake City in the 1980s? The way everybody asked us where we’d gone to high school. For the record, i...
    Updated Feb 22 2017 04:04 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Tribune columnist Ann Cannon Ask Ann Cannon: Why can’t my millennial children also be sensitive about using four-letter words?
    Dear Ann Cannon • I need insight into the brains of my millennial children. Why do they feel free to tell me when I’m being politically incorrect, but...
    Updated Feb 17 2017 07:33 am   |     |   Share
  • Ann Cannon: Considering the ‘privilege’ of a lifetime
    There are all kinds of milestones in this life, right? Your first word, first step, first day of kindergarten. Your first crush, first date, first ki...
    Updated Feb 14 2017 09:10 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Tribune columnist Ann Cannon Ask Ann Cannon: Should I tell my boss I spotted her friend shoplifting in the store?
    Dear Ann Cannon • I work in a gift store, and the other day I saw a regular customer stealing an expensive pen from the stationery section. Trouble is...
    Updated Feb 13 2017 08:51 am   |     |   Share
  • Ann Cannon: Wisdom of the ages for young hearts at Valentine’s Day
    Dear Elementary School Kids, Don’t look now, but Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! Oh. Wait. You’ve looked already? And you’re busy trying ...
    Updated Feb 07 2017 08:10 pm   |     |   Share
  • Here are 10 children’s picture books to tug at the heartstrings this Valentine’s Day
    Want to find the perfect children’s picture book to celebrate Valentine’s Day? You’re in luck, because when it comes to the subject of love, there’s n...
    Updated Feb 04 2017 01:05 am   |     |   Share
  • The first NFL Super Bowl LI football sits in a bin with other balls to be stamped with the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons names at the Wilson Sporting Goods factory Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, in Ada, Ohio. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) Ann Cannon: 7 good reasons to watch the Super Bowl on Sunday
    Maybe you’re a person who doesn’t care about football. I’m cool with that. It takes all kinds to make the world go round. However, I think you should ...
    Updated Feb 02 2017 03:30 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Tribune columnist Ann Cannon Ask Ann Cannon: New Tribune advice columnist will try hard not to screw up your life
    When Editor Jennifer Napier-Pearce called me into her office, I won’t lie. I was nervous. In my experience as a former kid and also the mom of former ...
    Updated Jan 30 2017 09:15 am   |     |   Share