Nature Finds a Way by Jeff Tome

Nature Finds a Way by Jeff Tome

“The earth laughs in flowers” according to a line in a poem by Ralph Waldo Emerson. That is a sentiment that is easy to understand. Flowers can certainly bring joy to people. It was evident on a recent hike on an old rail bed that runs from Riverside Road to Warren...
Neighborhood Nature by Katie Finch

Neighborhood Nature by Katie Finch

I recently visited several of Utah’s National Parks –— Capital Reef, Arches, Canyonlands, Bryce and Zion. I know I will not do them justice in the few words here. In short, they were extraordinary in their grandeur and their uniqueness, especially compared to the...
April by Jennifer Schlick

April by Jennifer Schlick

There has been a lot of grumbling about the weather this month, though I cannot say if it is really any more or less than usual. The temperatures go up, it gets sunny and we get lulled into a false sense that spring is here. Next morning, we’re scraping frost or...
Too Much Stuff by Jeff Tome

Too Much Stuff by Jeff Tome

My journey with stuff began as a child, when I looked through catalogs with longing eyes, dreaming of all the things that could fill my life with joy. In reality, most of that stuff was probably junk and it rarely arrived in my world regardless. Stuff fills our world....
Maple Sugar by Sarah Hatfield

Maple Sugar by Sarah Hatfield

I have started the early seeds inside – onions, leeks, celeriac. The indoor herbs are started too, and the lemon tree I got last year opened its first flower. Remarkably fragrant, one flower perfumed the entire room. Spring is just around the corner, but one of the...