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By Larry O'Sullivan
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A store with a difference in Sandy Utah   Scheels in Sandy Utah is a store with a difference This store is an experience   A Sporting Goods store, Scheels at 11282 South State Street, Sandy UT, shows everything in its 220,000sq ft premises, a place to get lost in.   Imagine huge bronze sporting s...

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Gun Show in Sandy Utah is a major event.   It is hard for me to be a photo-blogger when the subject is that great event (approximately quarterly) The Crossroads of the West Gun Show in Sandy Utah.   No Cameras (slight bummer)   But there is a way to give you a feel for the event. In words and gra...

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Something a bit fishy in Sandy UT The Living Planet Aquarium in Sandy Utah is an attraction to put on your list of things to see and do when you visit the Salt Lake Valley.   You'll find the Aquarium at the intersection of 10600 South and 700 East. There is plentiful parking. I went yesterday aft...
Week's seismic activity in the Intermountain West   Seismic Events (earthquakes) fascinate me. They confirm to me that we exist on a living planet. My hobby is observing seismic events over a period of a week for the Intermountain West (Utah and Yellowstone Regions).   The map of the observed are...

By Larry O'Sullivan
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A white day in Sandy UTAH A little sunshine and a lot of cool. White everywhere. Mountain and valley floor, depths may very but everyone has plenty. Sidewalks and roads cleaned. Everything has that tidy look associated with recent snow. Sandy UT looks good. From the interior of a TRAX carriage, n...

By Larry O'Sullivan
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Sun's out but it's still cold in Sandy UT One of my Australian friends (they're heading into Summer) suggested I rename our city Snowy UT to ensure truth in advertising. (I seriously doubt whether he has ever seen snow.)   I advised that Sandy UT would remain, this recent snow fall being one of ...

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More and more snow in Sandy Utah And it keeps coming. Even though there is a hint of breakthrough, the promised 1 – 3 inches of snow has turned into 15 inches. No worry whether the mountains have a cover – the valley has its share as well. The mountains are still in cloud. Trees that have hung on...

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Weather change in Utah – It's SNOW After high winds last evening, followed by brief hail this morning, snow has been the order of the day here in Sandy Utah. Sometime light, others heavy, small flakes, big flakes, not stopping yet, so the cover is building. Garbage bins awaiting collection acquir...
Intermountain West records a normal week of seismic events Forty seismic events (earthquakes) in the Intermountain West (Utah to Yellowstone) for the last week, one a minor earthquake, the remainder in the micro category. Utah 22 events. 3.1 at Levan UT Montana 15 events. 6 near Gardiner MT and 6...

By Larry O'Sullivan
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Salt Lake -Well served by light rail "This is the end of the line. As far as we go". With a bit of exploring and a lot of of adventure I have elicited this address on the blue, the red  and  the green lines of TRAX, the light rail system that covers so much of the Salt Lake Valley linking Salt La...
"They" are giving us our hour back again on Sunday morning. When  2am becomes 1am on Sunday morning, I will get to do that hour all over again - most of you won't even notice. It may well  be the secret to my business fortune for 2012.  It was my hour, taken in April for lots of admin reasons. It...
A heap of seismic events for the week in the Intermountain West For the last week the Intermountain West (Utah to Yellowstone) recorded sixty four seismic events (earthquakes), all in the micro range - under 3.0. My hobby of observing these events is always to inform and never to alarm. My inform...
Average seismic activity for the Intermountain West for the past week My odd hobby of observing the week's seismic events (earthquakes) for the Intermountain West (Utah to Yellowstone) has produced 39 events. All events this week have been in the micro range (below 3.0). 15 seismic events across ...
Farming in Sandy UT with Halloween decorations... that time of year Leaves are changing into their Fall colors..and falling. People are in their yards raking, even though with the breezes this might be a losing battle. My farm area in Historic Sandy UT has taken on a new energy. It's fine, it's w...

By Larry O'Sullivan
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Photography and Photoshop Meetup in Sandy UT The topic was travel photography. Ray Taggert's presentation hit last night's Sandy Meetup like a piranha taking your line in Manaus. Excitement, enthusiasm, "being there". Exceptional photos with lots of "how to's".  My chance of getting to exotic pla...
Different seismic event pattern in the Intermountain West this week As a hobby I observe the seismic events (earthquakes) in the Intermountain West (Utah to Yellowstone) on a weekly basis. My information is provided by the US Seismic Service located at the University of Utah As usual my informati...

By Larry O'Sullivan
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Mountains everywhere, defining where I live For over 80 years, every Sunday, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir ("America's Choir") has broadcast to America and the World the delightful program "Music and the Spoken Word". ...from the Crossroads of the West, In the shadow of the everlasting hills... I c...
Pumpkin Time in Sandy Utah complete with season change Sandy UT is getting into the season change idea. Dropping temperatures. Just a little dampness that might qualify as rain. Clouds on the mountains that may clear to reveal snow at higher elevations, An evening promised with increasing tempera...
A more peaceful week for seismic events in the Intermountain West. My hobby is observing seismic events (earthquakes) in the Intermountain West region (Utah to Yellowstone) on a weekly basis. I usually post a summary of events on a Tuesday. My location is about the middle of the map in Sandy UT. ...
3000 Seniors tooting ~ almost a festive suggestion Last week Sandy UT saw the annual Seniors Expo at the Sandy Exhibition Center. It's a two day event providing excelent information, services, entertainment, interactive displays, and in many cases, an enjoyable outing. In my mobile chair, I was i...

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