2021 in the Rear View Mirror

Even in the face of the ongoing Covid pandemic, or maybe in response to the pandemic, 2021 for me has turned out to be a gem. Since it was packed year, I have lots to reflect upon.

Grandma’s Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake

One of things that she does super well is cook. One of the best things she makes is a heavenly chocolate chip coffee cake. I have had it since childhood. I cannot remember a time in my life when I did not know about it and I don't want to think of my life without it!

Summer Fun in Utah

Summer Fun is the best fun. This post covers a backyard music fest, tubing the Provo River and multiple hikes.

Winter at Utah Lake

However, twice in the past week I have felt impressed to take the 4 mile drive to Utah Lake. I was not disappointed either time. The first visit, I came across ice fisherman and on today's visit, I found the broken ice sheets at sunset.

West Palm Beach Murder Mystery Remains Unsolved

I can't believe this was 5 years ago this summer. I took my children on a vacation through Florida and this happened at a hotel pool. I knew this type of thing happens, I just didn't know it could happen in Florida of all places.