Monthly Archives: October 2012

First snow

Today, Oct. 24, 2012, was the first snow of the season here in Vernal. A few weeks ago the tops of the Uinta mountains got some dusting. Today was the first time we saw any accumulation at 5,500 feet. This … Continue reading

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The most sincere pumpkin patch in all the land

One of my chief goals as a daddy is to make sure my kids have some good memories of childhood. I want to make sure the happiness, warmth and sunshine outweighs the sad. As a kid, one of my favorite … Continue reading

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Seasons

Katie just asked me if I wanted for her to put away the summer clothes and bring out the winter gear. Now that sent me into a spiraling depression…

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In Abbey’s country

Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit” – Edward Abbey The bones of the earth are laid bare in southeast Utah. Full of hoodoos, arches, slickrock and red rock, this is what you think of … Continue reading

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What a deal

We like shopping at Smith’s. They’re smaller and less stressful than that big giant big box discount store, and their sale prices can’t be beat. I mean, a cent off… We bought three dozen.

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Fall in the Uintas

Just fall in the Uintas. That is all. There is beauty wherever you go, whether it’s a summer night in Sand Springs, Okla., a Pennsylvania spring or Christmas in New York City. But not much beats fall in the Uinta … Continue reading

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