Lee Benson
Lee Benson's About Utah column runs Monday and Friday. Email: benson@desnews.com.

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For Matt Burch, what began as a hobby — building and restoring horse-drawn carriages — has turned into a full-time labor of love.
At Victor's Tires, you can take care of your car and your stomach.
George Theodore was known as "The Stork" when he played for the New York Mets; at Lincoln Elementary, they know him as "Mr. T."
John Buck and Brandon Lyon made a rare trek by going from Taylorsville High to the major leagues.
After years of being neglected, Utah's Vietnam vets get books, a documentary, and a warm welcome home.
Fifty-nine years ago, Joachim Schenk escaped from East Germany, came to America, and got a job working on Volkswagens in Salt Lake City. He's still going strong.
Tom Welch will be honored, finally, for his work in bringing the Olympics to Utah.
In "100 Things To Do In Salt Lake City Before You Die," Jeremy Pugh writes "the essential checklist to appreciate the 801."
The violin has given a lot to Jack Ashton, and Jack Ashton has given a lot to the violin.
After 45 years "shooting" the state, admired, respected and award-winning photographer Tom Smart is calling it a career.