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Western Weekend (UT)

October 30, 2017 - It was a busy weekend besides the usual busyness on life. Heber City hosts a Western Music and Cowboy Poetry event each...
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The Spiral Jetty (Utah)

October 23, 2017 - I've been waiting to see the Spiral Jetty in person for almost a year now, pretty much since we moved to Utah. It is abo...
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Flight Park (Utah)

October 16, 2017 - Have you ever dreamed of flying, of floating peacefully as a fluffy cloud, or maybe of climbing high in the sky to dive...
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Puppy Discovers Fall Leaves (Bonus Puppy Post)

October 09, 2017 - Izmir got to discover fall leaves this afternoon, her first encounter of the wonderful world of the outdoors and nature...
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Up a Mountain in Utah

October 09, 2017 - Through the canyon and up the mountain - Hobble Creek Canyon to start with, through the Uinta National Forest, and to th...
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Bryce Canyon National Park - Utah

September 21, 2017 - I'm not sure how many times I've been to Bryce now, but it still amazes and I cannot imagine that it will ever cease to...
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Sheepherding Championship (and an owl) - Utah

September 15, 2017 - I think that wherever you live, Labor Day can be a busy weekend. We had many choices of events and things to do, and one...
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Wasatch Mountain Range - Utah

August 17, 2017 - If I have the chance, I am "playing bear" (The bear went over the mountain, the bear went over the mountain, to see what...
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Alpine Flower Special at Albion Basin (UTAH)

July 24, 2017 - It's that magic time of year in the Rocky Mountains, that time when the mountain meadows burst into colorful, lovely lif...
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Devils Kitchen - Utah

July 21, 2017 - As promised in our post on Nebo Loop Scenic Byway, here are images of Devil's Kitchen. Devil's Kitchen is a group of red...
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Mutton Bustin' at the Rodeo (UT)

July 14, 2017 - Over the July 4th holiday weekend, we found at least 4 rodeos within about an hour from Salt Lake City. The closest one...
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Nebo Loop Scenic Byway (UTAH)

July 11, 2017 - After driving south on Skyline Drive, we headed north on Nebo Loop Scenic Byway. The road is paved and a much smoother r...
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Skyline Drive (Utah)

July 06, 2017 - Skyline Drive is a seasonal road, unpaved, that runs across mountain ridges in the LaSal-Manti National Forest. It is di...
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The Poppies that Remain

June 29, 2017 - I overheard a woman talking about "fields of poppies" that were in bloom not all that far from us. A quick internet sear...
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Kodachrome Basin State Park (UT)

May 19, 2017 - As magically beautiful as Utah is, you can expect that its state parks are gems and you'd be right. Kodachrome Basin Sta...
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Petroglyphs

April 28, 2017 - This post is long over due and I apologize as I promised this topic a while ago. Petroglyphs are prehistoric, created by...
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Straight Canyon (UTAH)

April 21, 2017 - As if I didn't need yet another hobby, and an expensive one at that, I am learning to fly fish. Last weekend we took a m...
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Variation in Landscape: Utah

April 07, 2017 - One of the many things that amaze me is the wild variation of the landscape in Utah. Standing in just one spot, dependin...
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Crazy Winter Sport: Skijoring

March 31, 2017 - Cowboys are fun to watch at any time of year, but maybe more so in winter at a skijoring event. This is a competition wh...
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The Little Bighorn Sheep (UT)

March 24, 2017 - The little ones are always the cutest, aren't they? As the adults rested, the young bighorn sheep played. The climbed on...
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Bighorn Sheep of Mt Timpanogos (Utah)

March 13, 2017 - We went to see what hiking would be like near Mt. Timpanogos ("The Timp") and found bighorn sheep. It hadn't even occurr...
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Peaks of Zion National Park (Utah)

March 10, 2017 - As promised, this posting shows West Temple in its most commonly photographed context. West Temple is on the left of the...
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Temple Mountains of Zion National Park (Utah)

March 03, 2017 - West Temple Mountain is an iconic image of Zion NP and one of its highest peaks. This broad shouldered mountain reaches...
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Bryce Canyon with Snow (Utah)

February 24, 2017 - We've been to Bryce a number of times and have camped here while it snowed, but this was our first time visiting during...
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Colors of Kolob Canyons (Utah)

February 17, 2017 - Kolob Canyons are a part of Zion National Park in Utah. It is separate from the main, larger area of the park but well w...
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Red Canyon through the Fog (Utah)

February 13, 2017 - I first discovered Red Canyon several years ago when I was traveling with my son. I've been back to it a few times now,...
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Red Rocks of Echo Canyon - The Difference Focal Point Makes (Utah)

February 04, 2017 - Without looking at a map, I jumped into the Jeep last weekend and headed off to find Wyoming. I knew the direction but d...
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Ice Castle - Winter Wonderland

January 17, 2017 - We didn't know such a thing existed and stumbled upon information about the ice castle near us. It is the icy substance...
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Fire Performer (Utah)

January 14, 2017 - There is always something amazing to see around here (Utah). Without even looking, we discover too many things for us to...
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Bison on Antelope Island

December 30, 2016 - Wildlife is abundant out here, one of the features of the West that we enjoy. Last week we took a trip to Antelope Islan...
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Olympic Park Utah

December 27, 2016 - In 2002, the winter Olympics were held in Salt Lake City. The skiing events were outside the city near Park City, winter...
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Running Elk in Snow

December 23, 2016 - Elk migrate with seasons. During winters, they generally move down from the mountains where heavy snow makes it difficul...
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Scenes of Utah

November 28, 2016 - As we are so very thankful for the beauty of this world, for the place we live, and for the opportunity for adventure, w...
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Dinosaur Bones

October 31, 2016 - It seems the right time of year to post pictures of bones, lots of bones. Dinosaur National Monument is the best place w...
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No Longer King of the Road

August 08, 2016 - ​ Rooms to rent, fifty cent.....King of the Road. Do you remember that song? So easy to sing along with. If you don't k...
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Utah Badlands

July 23, 2013 - The American west and southwest are some of our favorite places to shoot scenics. The openness of the land resonates wit...
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