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I you will be headed our way in July there are several fun things to do. The Outlaw Trail Theater is July 1-3 at the Western Park Ampitheater. Of course there will be Independence Day celebrations. There will be a parade on Main Street in the morning, and fireworks in the evening at the Ashley Va...
06/21/2008
I went to St George, Utah last week and on my way back to Salt Lake City I passed through the towns of LaVerkin and Toquerville. In between these two towns I saw this tree.     Can you guess what is in the tree?           Yep they are shoes. Why? I do not know. I hope to find out where this tradi...
06/17/2008
The weather has been kind of cold and unusual out this way. Now it is warmer and it seems like summer is going to stay. A sure sign of summer in Vernal is seeing the beautiful planters and pots along Main Street filled with petunias. Varieties of purples and pinks, with a touch of white. Thought ...
06/17/2008
My father was a great example for my Sisters and I. He was a teacher, and taught us the value of education. He felt if you could read you could learn to do anything. He showed us this by example. If he wanted to do something he got a book, and the next thing you knew he had accomplished the task....
06/16/2008
Memorial Day weekend was a great time to get out and walk the greenbelt. The flowers and trees were blooming. The geese were showing off their new babies. The falls are a little high with the spring runoff, and the rapids are beautiful. Much different than when they were frozen!      Crossing has...
06/08/2008
The end of may I had the opportunity to go to the Natural History Museum in Washington DC. I spent a lot of my time looking at the fossils, and gems. I thought the fossil hunters in this group would enjoy seeing the pieces from the museum. Pieces this large and colorful would be a great find!    ...
06/07/2008
I have been traveling recently and not doing a lot of blogging. I got a change to go to Washington D. C. for the first time. Since I love flowers my favorite places were the Botanical Gardens, and the rose gardens. I thought I would share a few pictures with you. It was hard to narrow them down. ...
06/06/2008
Even though the sun is shining, and the air is getting warmer there is still ice on Strawberry Reservoir. Here is a picture taken last week as the sun was setting. Strawberry Reservoir is located thirty miles from Heber, Utah. It was built in 1922. and is currently has a surface area of 17,164 ac...
05/21/2008
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I took pictures of the rocks at the airport. I think the one I like the best was the Septarian Nodule. They say it is found in southern Utah. 150 million years water covered parts of southern utah. Volcanic eruptions cause sea life and sediment to be trap in mud balls. The mud balls were then exp...
05/20/2008
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Made this weekend and it was great. Thought I would share this recipe. The rhubarb is coming up here and it is a great time to make it. I have the green and the red rhubarb. I use half and half so it isn't too tart. This is also a custard pie recipe so it is not as tart.   Rhubabrb Pie Beatrice E...
05/19/2008
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