When you enter a place like Mount Rushmore, the monument is so visible from a long distance that you wonder; "Is it really worth going in?" "Will I really see anything new than what we can see here"
The limestone throughout Zion has a natural underground river or spring running through it. There are places where it seems to seep from the rocks. This is one of those places, called Weeping Rock.
If you do nothing else in Zions, the Riverside Walk is an absolute must. I really do believe it is the absolute prettiest part of Zion that we saw.
These are my top picks for juicing recipes for you to try. I really love juicing and have not found a juice combination that I really haven't liked yet.
Well worth the climb up the long trail, you will find shade and a nice place to have a picnic at the Upper Emerald Pool.
Hopefully you have come here from my first page about The Lower Emerald Pools. If you haven't you will enjoy starting there and then coming to this page just as you would if you were hiking with us on the Lower, Middle and Upper Trails at Zion...
The Lower part of the Emerald Pool trail is a nice easy walk up a gradual incline, it isn't until you pass these falls that the trail gets a lot steeper.
What is your favorite snack food when you watch the Superbowl? Find the top 10 snack foods here.
This is a great place to learn along with me, the different techniques you can use to make beautiful Polymer Clay items.
There is something about a flower that is unique in its look that captures one's eye and makes you pause. It start with love at first sight, then scent kicks in, then a gentle touch, is it real?
Get inspired for the best color and foliage in your flower gardens this summer.
The Vernal Equinox, in short is the beginning of Springtime. In long, it is the time when the sun gets lined up with our equator.
Who doesn't love seeing butterflies in their garden. They not only look beautiful they will help to pollinate your flowers so they will bloom big beautiful flowers.
Welcome to Beads by L'hox. So it all started with Pinterest. If you haven't been there, you will love that website. I love creating and seem to have had in the past, a sort of A.D.D. of hobbies. I would try one craft for a few days, maybe a...
Feel good and have fun at the same time by up-cycling some commonly used items like magazine pages.
If you are like me one of the things that I absolutely love to do is to take long drives in the fall. The colors in the trees along with the beauty of nature is just so visually appealing this time of year. I love the cool crisp feel to the...
What one gift could you give your child as a life lesson that might get help them throughout their life.
Linda's Traveling Art Show is a Geocaching Travel Bug that was placed into a Geocache and sent off on it's adventure on April 30th of 2009.
Saint Paddy's day is so much fun, perhaps it is the wee bit of the Irish in all of us that loves to come out.
The most precocious and lovable Boxer you will ever know.
The sweet life of a rescued stray, that definitely gave more to us than we did for him by giving him a home. We will always remember the wonderful antics of Buster Brown.
Normal is subjective to one's own beliefs is it not? What is normal to one person is not normal to another. The fact that human beings are each unique individuals make this word a better place.
This is the story of "Little Blue Eyes" the curious kitten.
A lunar eclipse occurs when the Earth lines up directly between the sun and the moon, blocking the sun's rays and casting a shadow on the moon.
Let's face it, I love horses. The are so beautiful I could never tire of looking at them. Whether they are out standing in a field, being ridden, running wild and free or rolling on the ground they mesmerize me. I rode my sisters horses as a child,...
Once you try it, you may just find this will become your families secret award winning recipe for chili.
Do you have a five to seven year old child that you are not sure of what gift to give them? How about choosing something that encourages their creativity and will keep them busy for hours.
Need a little box for a gift, have some scrapbook paper laying around. Why not make your own gift box. Colorful and unique, with a personal touch.
Do you ever wonder, just how big the universe is that we live in. When you begin to learn about space, you suddenly feel very small.
When we think of animals that are extinct or endangered, we often think of them as being native to some other country. Imagine my surprise when I found out that there are animals that are endangered right in our own "backyard". These are a list of...
Beautiful eyes that melt your heart, he is our alarm clock, our clown that makes us laugh, he is job security for my vacuum, but we love him dearly.
A book that will surprise you with its intimate look into the private life of a soldier, whose mission may have averted World War III.
A inhabited Ghost town; Silver City, Idaho is an old mining community that has such character and brings you back in time when you visit.
Chichen Ixta is the Mayan ruins located on the Yucatan Pennisula of Mexico.
What is an ACEO? This stands for Art Cards Editions and Originals. They are the same size as baseball cards, except they are miniature pieces of art. All of them have the same measurements: 2.5" x 3.5". These are highly collectable pieces of art,...
Our very own forefathers had the idea to create one nation, under god. They believed strongly in these words. It is part of our heritage and history and should never be changed.
Thanksgiving is a time for families to get together and enjoy traditions. What better way than to recite a few Thanksgiving poems together? Learn how to create those memories here.
If you are patriotic, love and respect those that protect our country, then you will enjoy the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington.
Photos are a must on any website. Capture their attention with their eyes first, then tell your story.
Most people when they visit the Grand Canyon only want to see the Canyon itself. A visit to this amazing museum will help you understand the age of the Canyon and the history behind its people.
The ever changing colors of the Grand Canyon, created by light, shadows and angles. Forever changing.
Many, many years ago the ancient tribes created these old ruins. They were inhabited about 1300 years ago. Which makes one realize that our Country is not really so young.
There are many predominant mountain peaks in the Grand Canyon. Each of them has a unique name and can be identified by its features. Thank you to my readers who helped identify the mountain peaks.
Built in the 1930's with materials at hand, helps the Watch Tower to blend into it's environment rather than stand out like other structures.
Once given the gift of a horses love they will stay in your heart forever.
The Dolphin has always been an animal that we have studied, because of not only their incredible intelligence but also their caring ways with human beings.
As an artist and photographer, I can tell you that the two go hand in hand. When you look through the lens of a camera, you look for that perfection that you see with the eye of an artist.
My absolute favorite animal in the zoo or wildlife preserve, would love to see them someday in their natural habitat.
It really is hard to put into words what it feels like to stand upon one edge of the Grand Canyon and gaze across the great span to the farthest point you can see...surreal...spellbinding...beautiful!
Seeing an Orca in the wild is an experience you will absolutely never forget. They are incredibly intelligent animals and very social in their own environment. Respect them at a silent distance.
These beautiful Amur Leopards are so rare and endangered that they really need us to help save them.
The dominant feature that most think about with the big cat known as the Lynx, is their hair tufts on the end of their ears. Beautiful and elusive. Those that have seen them in the wild are lucky.
Bonners Ferry in Northern Idaho is absolutely beautiful. With lush green meadows set in an evergreen forest, with the Kootenai River running through the center of it.
Road-trips are a great way to explore areas you have never seen before, this is our road trip through northern Idaho into the Kootenay Lake area of British Columbia.
Don't let them laugh at you, use this pronunciation: "Pond o ray". You don't want to follow in this authors footsteps.
When you or your loved one has a close call with death, and yet miraculously is spared and given more time, you are so very thankful. You realize that it is time to start living your life...now!
I think that there is something about the sparkling clean rivers of Idaho, the fresh air, the wildlife that makes me want to spend as much time outdoors enjoying the beauty of Idaho. Gold panning is a great way to explore Idaho's beautiful...
The beautiful colors that light the night sky, what an amazing phenomenon it is!
Need to bake something but missing that key ingredient? You may find a solution here.
Payette is a small community with a lot of fun events during the year. From the parades at Apple Blossom time, to Cruise night. A walk down the green way is a wonderful way to spend some time.
Little miniature pieces of artwork, so sought after and collectable. Now what to do with your new found hobby?
It isn't very often that you think of stopping in a shop, as something that you would recommend to the World. However there is this little place in Kerby Oregon, that needs to be on the "Must See" list when traveling through Oregon. It is called "It's a Burl"
Oregon has the largest collection of beautiful and historical covered bridges in the West, with over 50 of them.
The Manatee, they seem so passive and gentle, endangered we must learn more about them to help save the Manatee.
The Historical Water Wheels in New Plymouth, Idaho are a wonderful to see in action. Using the power of water to turn and move water into the fields.
The pleasure of flying a kite is like no other. Though it can be frustrating at time, it gives you a great accomplishment once you have that baby up in the air flying with others.
Geocaching is a great sport of hide and seek. You use your GPS to seek out and find the treasure in the cache, but watch out for muggles. Not sure what a muggle is? Read on.
This is the story of my hero, a man that was on his own at the age of 15 during the great depression. Fought for the United States in World War II, raised a huge family and still had time to golf.
~The eyes, windows to their souls, to share a glimpse is magical~