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From chaos to calm in five days

My trip to Salt Lake City was one I won’t forget. Breathtaking scenery, great food and family time were among my favorite parts of the five-day excursion west.

Leaving work behind was definitely the hardest. I knew it would be a challenge, and so I made lists and meticulously tied up loose ends before we hit the road.

I left the keys in my vehicle in the garage, just in case the newspapers didn’t...