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2012 

Late nights and early mornings in Sandy Utah It is the end of November and the end of a grueling/beneficial challenge. A post a day (minimum) for the month with an added emphasis on local events. I realize that my writing and photography have improved, except for a few lapses, for personal gratif...
11/30/2012
Santa is as busy as a lizard drinking Santa lives in a Lantern in Salt Lake City Utah The sign on the lantern says so. This structure is to be found in the City Creek Center on the ground level out in the open air. Quite a change from Santa getting a mere decorated seat somewhere in a store. Besi...
11/29/2012
All in one day, wouldja believe...   Early start for Nov 28, 2012. Lots to do. Early on to social media to attack my backlog.   No frost, so van started easily to get me to the University of Utah for an appointment at the Behavioral Sciences building, on a great campus on the east side of Salt La...
11/28/2012
Metal Art in Salt Lake County Utah   It's indoors, it's outdoors, in parks, on sidewalks, near creeks, in malls, at TRAX stations...   Artistic expression in metal is found everywhere in Salt Lake County, Utah. It records, pioneers, famous people and events, glory from the 2002 Winter Olympics wh...
11/27/2012
Falling asleep with the visual media   Somewhere in my dim, distant past, I remember being in a conversation of the mind-numbing effects of television.   The questions of the day concerned the penetration of broadcast programs and even the the fate of unwatched offerings, especially re-runs. I re...
11/26/2012
A break in the frenzy in Sandy UT   Gray Thursday, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday... and a gap to Cyber Monday. How many distractions do we need? Who has money still to spend for Holiday cheer?   I tend to avoid crowds and demur sales. Both have a habit of breaking my routine and my planni...
11/25/2012
And now on to Christmas   Just a month to Christmas, and the signs of the Season begin to overtake our days.   Commercially we are being enticed to spend, as if our lives depended on it. Our thoughts are being directed to family and friends with suggestions of “Peace on Earth” urging us to ignore...
11/24/2012
Quiet week in the Intermountain West   Observing Seismic Events (earthquakes) is a hobby that I enjoy. My area of interest is the Intermountain West (Utah to Yellowstone), chosen because I live at the middle of the map, in Sandy UT.   Information about Utah describes living in Earthquake Country,...
11/23/2012
Reasons for Gratitude   Life is a magnificent ride; nowhere does it promise to be fair. It contains so many experiences that make it so worthwhile.   May we all find our own reasons for gratitude.   Happy Thanksgiving to all ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ps -  in my six years ...
11/22/2012
Sheep feature strongly in Temple Square decorations for Christmas.     Temple Square and the Plaza in Salt Lake City UT are wired up and ready to go withChristmas Lights which make the area such an attraction during the colder part of of the year.   Millions of tiny lights make up the extensive d...
11/21/2012
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