FIRST TIME AT BRYCE CANYON

I have now completed the BIG FIVE national parks in the Utah: Arches, Zion, Capitol Reef, Canyonlands, and now, Bryce Canyon. Without knowing it, I think I saved the best for last.

Live in the Moment

We cannot go back, and we can't be in the future. So we have to be and give our best in every "right now" that we have.

Hiking Season is Well Under Way!

This is one of the best times of year for me...the beginning of the non-snow hiking season. I am sharing some of the fun pix from the early hikes thus fa

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.

Mind Over Mountain

Yesterday I finally did something I had been planning to do for over 4 years. I climbed Mt. Timpanogos. We encountered what I will now forever call, Satan's Cliff of Eternal Hell and Damnation.

A Patriotic Surprise

Then all of a sudden, I saw an American flag vigorously waving in the stiff breeze to my left. I started to walk toward it and then realized it was perched on the very edge of a sheer rock cliff.