Author Archives: kenngo1969

About kenngo1969

Just as others must breathe to live, I must write. I have been writing creatively almost ever since I learned to write, period! I have written fiction, book- and article-length nonfiction, award-winning poetry, news, sports, features, and op-eds. I hope, one day, to write some motivational nonfiction, a decent-selling novel, a stage play, and a screen play.

War on Opiates

Painkillers: Legitimate Use, Illegitimate Use, and Striking A Balance Allowing the Former While Preventing the Latter – Letter-Writer Expresses Frustration With “War” on Opioids, and I Respond By Ken K. Gourdin The Salt Lake Tribune recently published a letter to … Continue reading

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News anchor arrested for DUI

News Anchor Arrested for DUI: To Cover (and If So, How Much), or to Not Cover?  And How Much Schadenfreude is Being Expressed Over This Incident? By Ken K. Gourdin Salt Lake Tribune columnist Robert Kirby recently opined on the … Continue reading

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RIP, Judge Robert Hilder

A Brief Memory of Former Utah 3rd District Judge Robert Hlder: Rest in Peace, Your Honor, and Condolences to Family, Friends, and Associates By Ken K. Gourdin The Salt Lake Tribune reports that former Utah 3rd District Judge Robert Hilder, … Continue reading

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Bluntness vs. Politically-Correct Pussyfooting

Might Houston Police Chief’s Bluntness About Homicide Detective’s Firing – Even if True – End Up Costing His City and His Agency? By Ken K. Gourdin In my on-line travels I just stumbled across a story from a few months … Continue reading

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In the Thick of Thin Things

Of Dreams, and Treasures, and Excellence—And Poop By Ken K. Gourdin A few weeks ago, while I don’t remember what it was about, I had a dream. (Well, I have many dreams, only some of which are likely to be … Continue reading

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Clippers Lead Jazz 2-1: Series Over?

National Basketball Association’s Los Angeles Clippers Lead the Utah Jazz 2-1 in Their Best-of-Seven First Round Playoff Series; Does the Clippers’ Victory on the Jazz Home Floor Mean That the Series is Already Over? One Utah Writer Apparently Thinks So … Continue reading

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Of Desires and of Sorrows

Of Desires, and Of Sorrows By Ken K. Gourdin Another poster at Mormon Dialogue and Discussion has suffered some kind of a reversal of fortune lately which he implied has affected both his outlook and the tone of his posts … Continue reading

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