Tag Archives: Utah

Southern Utah

Last weekend we drove down to Southern Utah to see a couple of plays at the Utah Shakespeare Festival in Cedar City. We stayed with friends who have a condo at Brian Head ski resort, so we only had to … Continue reading

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The Aviary

Less than a mile from my house is Tracy Aviary, the oldest public aviary in the U.S., which opened in 1938. It’s definitely had its ups and downs, but since receiving a large bond in 2008, it has undergone a … Continue reading

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Fall Friday

It’s been a perfect fall along the Wasatch Front this year. Just right for enjoying the lovely pathways at Red Butte Garden. Hope you all have a spectacular weekend!    

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Figs in a Blanket, with Monks on the Side

That’s figs with an “F”. I bought some fresh figs the other day, and was searching the ‘net for some recipes. I came across a recipe for “Figs in a Blanket“. I loved the word play, and the recipe sounded … Continue reading

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With visitors here from out of town, we got to see a few things that I hadn’t gotten around to doing before – including the top item on my list, which was visiting the new Natural History Museum of Utah. … Continue reading

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Southern Utah

We made a quick trip down to Southern Utah for Memorial Day weekend, since we had the opportunity to stay with some friends at their condo in Brian Head. Yay for cheap vacations! It was a great opportunity for me … Continue reading

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And then the rains came…

I was having a lovely afternoon planting flowers in the garden. The sky grew darker and darker. I knew afternoon thunderstorms were in the forecast, but I continued onward. Until that big flash of lightening and boom of thunder. I … Continue reading

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Got Snow?

This year, Snowbird ski resort got 783″ of snow, breaking the previous record (in 1984) by nearly a whopping 95″.  Average snowfall is around 500″. When we were there on Monday, it was 55 degrees and sunny, but there’s still … Continue reading

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Oh, that's the way, uh-huh uh-huh, I like it

We’ve been having severe winter storm warnings since Thursday, but up until last night, we’d only had a tiny bit of snow on the valley floor. Mostly it was a lot of wind, and the snow was passing over us … Continue reading

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You know it’s really cold when the trees are thick with frost. Either that, or someone came by in the middle of the night and flocked the trees.

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