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Honaker Trail- Bears Ears National Monument

Almost exactly 11 years ago my husband and I started hiking the Honaker Trail. I say, ‘started’ because I was pregnant at the time and just didn’t have the energy to complete the full 5 mile round trip hike, which … Continue reading

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23rd Annual Bluff International Balloon Festival

The Bluff International Balloon Festival is back! After being cancelled in 2021 due to COVID precautions, the festival is returning January 14th-16th, 2022 for it’s 23rd year! The festival will follow the usual schedule with balloons flying over Bluff Friday … Continue reading

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Lower White Canyon

I’m pretty sure that in the future anytime anyone mentions the year 2020, we’re all going to instantly think of COVID-19, social distancing, quarantining, face masks, Zoom meetings and calls with our families, altered or canceled travel plans, etc.  While … Continue reading

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Big Arrowhead Arch & The Grotto- White Canyon

We’re used to social distancing here in San Juan County, Utah.  With an area of 7,933 sq. miles (larger than Rhode Island, Delaware, or Connecticut) San Juan County is nearly the size of the state of New Jersey!  But while … Continue reading

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Indian Creek Falls

Water in the desert is a beautiful thing.  Growing up in Oregon and on the coast in Southeast Alaska, I never realized how much I took water for granted until I moved to the desert.  In Oregon we call rain, … Continue reading

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