I hardly knew where to turn Friday morning as incredible color burst out in every hue in every direction. The heat from this golden glow had me wondering if the Princess Timpanogos was working on her tan, basking in the sun's powerful rays.
During my decades of travel across southeast Utah, I have come to know this country in all seasons. Muted midwinter light rests gently on the mesas, the red rock landscape subdued with a dusting of snow. The brilliant sunlight of midsummer intensifies the harshness of the landscape, its ruggedness revealed in jagged shadow. The cracked earth and parched plants of a scorching July day are transformed in minutes by monsoon rains, releasing long dormant scents that are imprinted in my memory. .
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This is how thick the #ice was at #BellsCanyon reservoir right before #Christmas . Amazing, and gorgeous, right?! 😍.
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