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My Latest Photos

Updated on May 13, 2017

Please Drive slow

Wouldn't you know

wherever you go

the sky is blue or gray.

We've lots to show

so please drive slow

the beauty is here to stay.

It's Mother's Day

It's  Mothers Day flowers from Alaska! We went to Costco on Saturday and I told Manolie to choose what she would like for her Mothers Day.  She chose things for me and for the children instead.
It's Mothers Day flowers from Alaska! We went to Costco on Saturday and I told Manolie to choose what she would like for her Mothers Day. She chose things for me and for the children instead. | Source

The first of our five children.

Oldest of our sons, Tom, and one of our granddaughters. Tom and his wife Kim sent the Mothers Day flowers.
Oldest of our sons, Tom, and one of our granddaughters. Tom and his wife Kim sent the Mothers Day flowers. | Source

A Local View

For some five years we have been hosts to two live-in French students who are now completing the last year of their bachelor degrees at 30,000 students Utah Valley University.  This is a view from inside a main UVU building looking out to the west.
For some five years we have been hosts to two live-in French students who are now completing the last year of their bachelor degrees at 30,000 students Utah Valley University. This is a view from inside a main UVU building looking out to the west. | Source

Our First Grandchild To Graduate With A College Degree

Grandson Stephen H. Jasper after his graduation with his UVU Associate Degree from UVU this month.  He graduates from high school in two weeks.
Grandson Stephen H. Jasper after his graduation with his UVU Associate Degree from UVU this month. He graduates from high school in two weeks. | Source

Provident Living

These are a few of the lemons we grew indoors this winter from two small lemon trees.  Note the size of these.
These are a few of the lemons we grew indoors this winter from two small lemon trees. Note the size of these. | Source

Springtime In The Rockies

We enjoy our 1/4 Acre garden/orchard lot, and we keep adding fruit and nut trees around its edges.
We enjoy our 1/4 Acre garden/orchard lot, and we keep adding fruit and nut trees around its edges. | Source
Springtime in the Rockies, blossoms, bench mountains, and Mt. Timpanogos with some of 2016's snow pack.
Springtime in the Rockies, blossoms, bench mountains, and Mt. Timpanogos with some of 2016's snow pack. | Source

A Castle Gate In The Mountains

We are counseled to treat our wives as the queens they are, and this is one of the gates to such a neighbor's castle.
We are counseled to treat our wives as the queens they are, and this is one of the gates to such a neighbor's castle. | Source

Country Living In A Town That Boasts " A Little Bit Of Country"

A front porch for morning breakfasts.  It's time to plant more of this year's annual flowers.
A front porch for morning breakfasts. It's time to plant more of this year's annual flowers. | Source

Starting A Bountiful Harvest

Lots of apple blossoms suggest we may get lots of apples from these twin apple trees grown from seeds.
Lots of apple blossoms suggest we may get lots of apples from these twin apple trees grown from seeds. | Source

A Family Of Smiles

Our twins Bruce and Harry (back row left to right) and our daughter Cathy (front row left) with two of their cousins from France.
Our twins Bruce and Harry (back row left to right) and our daughter Cathy (front row left) with two of their cousins from France. | Source

And The Beat Goes On

Like much of America, Utah is growing, has remarkably low unemployment, and beauty to share.  Come and see.
Like much of America, Utah is growing, has remarkably low unemployment, and beauty to share. Come and see. | Source

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      Demas W Jasper 6 weeks ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      Three of my hobbies are family, poetry, and photography. These are a glimpse of some of the recent photos that illustrate thos interests. Happy Mothers Day to all the precious moms!

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      Eric Dierker 6 weeks ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      Far out Demas! It is great to get to know a bit about your very handsome family. Nuts and fruits are my faves. Utah is just plain beautiful. I used to go up there a lot when I raced on a circuit.

      Thanks for sharing your photos and family.

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      Demas W Jasper 6 weeks ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      Happy Mothers Day to your wife. Aren't we both fortunate that they put up with us and guide us along!?

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      John Hansen 6 weeks ago from Queensland Australia

      Thank you for sharing these wonderful photos of your area, home, and family, Demas. All the best to your wife this Mother's Day.

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      Venkatachari M 6 weeks ago from Hyderabad, India

      Very nice and beautiful sharing of the photos and related information. Much impressed with your environment and life styles. Thanks for sharing.

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      Lori Colbo 6 weeks ago from Pacific Northwest

      You have a lovely family Demas. I loved the photos of Colorado too. Thanks for sharing them.

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      Demas W Jasper 6 weeks ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      lambservant - Those mountains are all here in Utah. No Colorado photos were included. Thanks for commenting.

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      Dora Isaac Weithers 6 weeks ago from The Caribbean

      Thanks for sharing a bit of your life in your pictures. Love of nature, love of family and hospitality are some of the values that show up in the photos.

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      Mona Sabalones Gonzalez 6 weeks ago from Philippines

      This is such a nice photo journal. I love your trees, your mountains and snowy mountaintops. What a lovely life you live:).

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      Audrey Hunt 6 weeks ago from Nashville Tn.

      I love Utah. I visit my brother and his family often in Spanish Fork. What precious photos...they really touched me. Thank you Demas for sharing.

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      Tamara Yancosky Moore 2 weeks ago from No Idea Where

      Oh, such vivid and lovely photos. Makes me nostalgic even though they're not my photos. Thank you for sharing:-)

      Warm Hugs!

      Tamara

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