Our spring break trip to St. George, Utah
|A snowshoe trip hike with Alison and Wendy around Gold Creek
|We stomped out an area with our snowshoes, so we could sit down and eat
|Some blue sky peeking out!
|Skunk cabbage blooming at the Mercer Slough area
|Kenny on ride to McMinville
|At the museum of flight and space
|Walking around Chambers Bay, the golf course in Tacoma. It's the site of an old sand and gravel quarry.
|Some great views before the rains came in
|Peter with a bubble made of homemade slime
|Our trip to Nevada and Utah. This is at Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada. They had some crazy wide chairs, designed for some very heavy people.
|We saw these bighorn sheep off the side of the road.
|This bridge is left over from a scene in Star Trek
|It is kind of other-worldy looking
|A view of Elephant Arch
|At the Fire Wave walk
|The actual Fire Wave rock. I think it's lots more impressive with the right lighting
|A chunk of petrified wood
|Massive boulders of a funny composite rock
|Making "sand waterfalls"
|Some of the petroglyphs at Atlatl Rock
|Two little baby bighorn sheep
|In St George - Pioneer Park, a great place to visit and jungle gym for kids to climb around
|This was an outstanding place to play hide and seek
|I've never seen this street sign before - no right-hand u-turn
|On top of Shinob Kibe, which has an Aviation Navigation Arrow (how pilots navigated before they had radio, etc), a cave, AND an old indian medicine wheel, marked with rocks in a circle. We found them all.
|At the navigation arrow
|The old indian medicine wheel. It took us a long time to find.
|The view from the inside of the cave. It was a little creepy, right near the edge.
|At Snow Canyon State Park. That place was gorgeous.
|You can see how the lava flowed here
|Along the Hidden Pinyon trail
|This funny marking in the sandstone is, I think, half of an embedded stone. The embedded stone is layered like an onion.
|Here's some of the stones that haven't yet been worn down
|Kenny climbed up to the pioneer name markers
|A layer of volcanic rock over the white and red sandstone
|The entrance to a cave
|The cave entrance, from above
|St George has some serious pickleball courts
|A monster WalMart distribution center north of St. George.
|A interesting concrete bench design at the Red Cliff campground
|Dinosaur footprints in the area
|On an elevated, easily defensible hill were the ruins of an Anasazi village.
|In 1958, a Gary Cooper movie called They Came To Cordura was filmed here. The ruins of the set are still here.
|The St George Splash Pad, a water park. Really well designed, with a little creek running through it and lots of sandstone boulders.
|One guy laid across the creek and blocked the flow of water, causing the water level to rise in the "upstream" areas.
|These outdoor tables in the park had outlets to plug your laptop into!
|We walked around Las Vegas on our last day. This is at the Bellagio.
|Unfortunately it was too windy for the fountain show at the Bellagio
|McNeil Island, the prison island west of Tacoma