Sometimes a vacation is needed to put a jumble of thoughts into focus! At least, this mini vacation to Island Park and Yellowstone served such a purpose for me. Maybe it was the change of scenery or that I’d brought along all of my camera equipment and was in full photographer mode. Over this summer… Continue reading Engaging the Heart, Soul and Mind to Make Connections (This is why we homeschool.)
Utah is a great state for hiking or nature paths as well as other outdoor activities. This summer my family and I took a drive up Nebo Loop Scenic Byway. It gets its name from Mount Nebo, which is the southern-most highest summit. We stopped off at Big East Lake, one of Payson Lakes. There… Continue reading Hiking Utah- Payson Lakes
Snow Canyon State Park is located near St George, Utah. We visited there for the first time last month when we went to see Shrek the Musical and Newsies at Tuacahn. Snow Canyon and Tuacahn are next door neighbors. The first trail we hiked was called Pioneer Names trail. This trail is short and sweet,… Continue reading Hiking Utah- Snow Canyon
Wind Cave trail is one of Logan Canyon’s hiking trails. I would call this is a moderate hike. It is a steady incline, but most of the trail is smooth and easy to navigate. It is 2 miles to the summit. The entire trail is narrow so we hiked single-file. It’s an ideal trail for… Continue reading Hiking Utah- Wind Cave Trail
One of my favorite things to do in the country is to take a sunset stroll. This evening, my daughter meandered with me. We wonder how long this machinery has been resting on this spot? As we ambled along, we babbled about any and everything that popped into our noggins. Even weeds can be delightful… Continue reading Sunset Wanderings in My Backyard
Happy May to my readers. Here are more photos from the tulip festival. “Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine to the mind.” -Luther Burbank “I love spring anywhere but if I could choose I would always greet it in a garden.” -Ruth Stout “A garden to… Continue reading Hello May!
On Saturday our family visited Thanksgiving Point in Lehi, Utah, for their tulip festival. I was thrilled because we hadn’t been to a tulip festival in years. It was a beautiful day and all the more fun to be there with favorite cousins. Here are a some of my best photos- ♥ Which photo is your… Continue reading Tulip Festival