salt lake city utah: The wonder of millions of lights in Salt Lake City Utah - 12/21/12 07:27 AM
The wonder of millions of lights in Salt Lake City Utah
Salt Lake City UT may be a little cool after dark, but it holds many rewards.
If you have been Christmas shopping, you will have seem decorations and lights. these can be quite enticing.
For a change of pace, visit Temple Square and Plaza for a real experience of Christmas Lights like you have never seen before.  Water features and life size figures (as well as lots of sheep, and a  camel or three) add to this monthlong display.  Nativity scenes that portrat many cultures are everywhere, as well … (16 comments)

salt lake city utah: A sense of community in Holiday celebrations in Salt Lake City Utah - 12/19/12 02:14 AM
A sense of community in Holiday celebrations in Salt Lake City Utah
Daytime or evening - the pace of celebration of the Season continues in Salt Lake City Utah, and all over the Salt Lake Valley.
A mixture of fallen snow and blue skies creates a soft light that accentuates the colors of day decorations and the twinkling of night lights.
Happy people, mostly in family groups, rugged againts the outer cold, enjoy the sights and shopping of Christmas time, as well as the warmth provided at meeting places along their chosen routes.
Groups of singers, carolers, appearing in odd … (1 comments)

salt lake city utah: A convenient grocery store, a shopping pleasure. - 12/17/12 10:49 PM
A convenient grocery store, a shopping pleasure.
Harmons on City Creek (100 S State Street - downhill from Eagle Gate) in Salt Lake City Utah, adjacent to the City Creek Center provides for modern grovery shopping in the heart of the city.
Harmons is 21st Century with still a feeling of old world friendliness. It is colorful and charming, an experience, and a service to its customers.
I can lunch there on the cafeteria level, observing the shiny store below,catching up with some reading in relative quiet, or get hot food to go from changing selections on the store level. I … (6 comments)

salt lake city utah: Santa is as busy as a lizard drinking - 11/29/12 08:51 AM
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.
Beside Santa's Lantern is a much smaller version which houses some of the attendant elves.  These are responsible for making your bookings to enter Santa's Lantern. What less could you expect?
I shall check back in coming weeks to further observe … (3 comments)