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Year two in Utah begins

Today is the first day of my second year in Utah. I had a good enough first year that I will stay for another, but that does not mean it was without difficulties or tears. I have not yet found … Continue reading

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The Top Five: Views in Zion National Park

5. Lava Point Overlook on Upper Kolob Plateau This viewpoint was a recent addition to our Zion National Park knowledge, as it is in the oft-overlooked “middle” section of the park. This isn’t in the main Zion Canyon or in … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Home, home on the range

I will be singing that song a lot over the next three days when I watch the buffalo roam and the deer and the antelope play. I am heading north to Wyoming and Montana to visit Yellowstone National Park and … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Roses at Red Butte Garden

I love gardens. If I ever have one of my own, I want roses and fruit trees. For now, I get my rose fix at Red Butte Garden in Salt Lake City. I have been watching these roses since early … Continue reading

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Leaf peeping in the Wasatch

I didn’t start my drive to Provo Canyon thinking Utah’s fall foliage would put on such a show. I have high standards coming from Ohio, and the bit of fall I saw in Utah in 2011 was not memorable. I … Continue reading

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