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Utah's Mighty Five


Michael and I set off on a great adventure to visit the “Mighty Five” national parks of Utah to get some much needed time away and to celebrate two things (our sixth wedding anniversary and our newly discovered pregnancy). 1,527 more words


Explore Five More: Hidden Treasures Near Zion National Park

Zion National Park, Utah’s first and arguably most famous national park, was founded in 1919. The word Zion refers to heaven or a holy place across countless religions, and the park was befittingly named. 661 more words

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The Southwest – Jill and Scott Play with Strangers

Our journey out of Texas began in a drizzle that turned into snow. When we stopped for gas we actually cleaned the windows with the snow brush that had sat dormant in the Jeep during our entire trek through the northern portion of the country. 3,183 more words


Grudgingly (Pretty) Great

I was dragged to Utah a few summers ago. Not quite kicking and screaming, but definitely taken against my will to hike in Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks, which, from all pre-trip appearances, were a collection of arid, rust-colored landscapes that made me thirsty just looking at them. 671 more words

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My Favorite Places

Among all the beautiful places in America, there are only a few places I’d go back to wholeheartedly. It’s not what happened there, it’s how I felt there. 648 more words


The FINAL Post of my Alphabetical Blog

My Alphabetical Blog has been 26 places in the USA that I have been that I found fascinating.  Places that begin with each of the letters in the alphabet.   357 more words

Alphabetical Blog