Sunrise Over Springdale

Sunrise Over Springdale

My mom is still in the hospital. We still don’t know what is causing her severe pain. We do know a few things that are not causing pain and that is giving me some peace of mind. To see this kind of pain so close is difficult. It’s difficult to share more...
Angel’s Landing: Another Look

Angel’s Landing: Another Look

Here’s an alternate look at the final .25 miles of the Angel’s Landing hike in Zion National Park. It’s very difficult to show in a few images the scale of this beast. And I only took a few images because of the wind and the crowds. I saw teenagers...
Coopers Hawk

Coopers Hawk

I caught this bird perched in a tree on the way down from Angel’s Landing toward the Zion Canyon end of Refrigerator Canyon. There was a of talk about what kind of bird this was among my fellow hikers. Most seemed to settled on Peregrine falcon. However, some...
Southern Utah Magic Hour

Southern Utah Magic Hour

I took a break to head to southern Utah to meet up with a few of my family members for Easter. I haven’t been to Zion National Park since 2002. One of the nights of my visit, I pulled into the parking lot of the hotel in Springdale and the above image is what I...
Spring is Coming

Spring is Coming

This winter has been a cold and wet one. And while I love that spring is coming, I’m still loving the stark beauty of all the bare trees that surround me. * * * Still doing work on myself. Still trying to be present. Still trying to slow down and breathe. Still...
Chalk Stories

Chalk Stories

All of the boulders close to the road in the Big Bend area look like this. Some of the chalk residue makes perfect sense and on first glance, some of it looks insane. Studying the various positions indicated created a kind of Twister image in my head: right hand,...