Saturday, July 27, 2013

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

The Wind

Weather forecast said 5 to 10 mph winds. Yet, everything Tom sets on the front porch for Kobae to eat, lettuce, apple, cucumber......gets blown away. Solution found.

Turkey Vultures

A pair of Turkey Vultures hunt along the river. />

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Cliff Hanger and Captain Ahab (Virtual Hike)

Craig and Tom hike Cliff Hanger (1st, 2nd, and 5th video) and Captain Ahab (a bike trail, 3rd and 4th videos).

Thursday, July 18, 2013

The Gathering Storm

The River Runs Red

After no rain for two months the canyon lands have received rain two straight nights and the river runs red with sediment.


Armed with Base Camp's new Garmin Montana 650t GPS device, Geocaching for Nicole, Bradley, Chris, and Tom has gone from moderately difficult to zero difficult as they knock off all the Geocaching locations on the west side of Hurrah Pass.,-109.55264#?ll=38.47687,-109.63274&z=14

Moonflower Canyon

Nicole and Bradley climb the Moki stairs in Moonflower Canyon.


Nicole, Chris, Bradley, and Tom visit the Tombstones and stop by an alcove or two on the way.


Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Western Blackneck Garter Snake

Snakes of Utah shows this area to be right at the very edge of the range of the Western Blackneck Garter Snake and it's the first one Tom has seen in seven years.


Every time Tom opens a door to a room a Side-blotched lizard runs inside to get under the fan or air conditioning.

Monster Dinosaur Bird (Blue Heron)

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Sunday, July 7, 2013

The Inlet

Linny, Julie, Eric, and Tom visit the Inlet on the far side of the island.

Friday, July 5, 2013

Above Chicken Corner

There's a platform rock above Chicken Corner called the "Diving Board" few people know of. Friday morning Linny, Amy, Max, and Tom visit the Diving Board.

Independence Day

Thursday, July 4, 2013


Linny, Tina, Mark, and Tom go geocaching.