Happy Birthday, Olivia! Thirteen years ago, my wife, JoDee, and I were living in Indiana as we anxiously awaited the arrival of our first child. One Friday in late April, we both left for work thinking it was going to be a normal day. It was actually JoDee’s due date, but, as is common ….
Spring in Wyoming and Arizona Growing up in small-town Wyoming, nice, pleasant weather almost seemed like a myth. When temperatures would climb above freezing for the first time each spring, everyone seemed almost skeptical that our harsh, unrelenting winters were really over. Spring never really started until all the snow had melted, and sometimes ….
Meet One of Our Lawyers Despite my father working for the Unita County Sheriff’s Department and my mentor being a local judge, I figured I was headed for a career in music, not law. I grew up in Evanston, Wyoming, and Judge Mealy and my father gave me an inside view of the legal ….
Meet Brandon Yost I guess I was bound to be a lawyer, because if you ask my mom, I’ve been good at arguing since I was a little kid. I’ve always been analytically minded, and learning the “why” behind things has constantly fascinated me. It’s no surprise that I went on to study history ….
Birthday Celebrations From Kid to Adult As a kid, I hated having an October birthday. Growing up in Wyoming, the weather was always blustery and cold, so there wasn’t much to do. Meanwhile, it seemed like most of my friends had spring and summer birthdays, which meant they could have what I considered to ….
Kevin Jensen Picks Up His Son From Ecuador Last month, after two years of exchanging emails and a scant four phone calls, my wife and I finally got to see our son Sam in Ecuador, where he’s spent the past 24 months on a mission for the LDS church. It was an incredible trip, full ….
Kevin Jensen’s Amazing Grandfather On the long and winding path to the person I am today, there were a ton of people who steered me right. Whether these mentors were providing me with sage advice or simply living by example, they’ve left an indelible impact on my life that I’ll never forget. I’ve written here ….
Kevin Jensen’s Family Trip to Dodger Stadium Day Lately, my wife and I have been feeling a little guilty that we’ve been cheating our sons out of a big summer vacation. We went to visit her parents in Germany last March without them, and we’re planning on leaving them behind when we go to pick ….
Kevin Jensen Celebrates His Kids for Father’s Day For Father’s Day, a lot of dads will receive one of many classic “dad gifts”: a pair of argyle socks, a new necktie, or a 1000-plus-page historical biography to struggle through for the next few months. But honestly, the best gift I could ever get from ….
On the cover of nearly every celebrity tabloid magazine, you’re sure to see some dramatic, high-profile celebrity divorces. Often, millions of dollars, not to mention intense feelings, are at stake in these settlements, but I think it’s safe to say that a breakup between, say, Chris Pratt and Anna Faris isn’t about to start any ….