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Showing posts from June, 2018

Oquirrh Mountain Temple

For the past year or two, when I go to the temple, it's generally the Oquirrh Mountain Temple. It's a bit of a hike to get there, but it's also a little quieter, and easier to get in and out than in Salt Lake. I've had some amazing experiences there. I made a quick trip to do some initiatory last week, and couldn't resist this photo op from the parking lot. The way Moroni seemed to be flying in the breeze from the top of the steeple, made me think of Revelation 14:6-7, where John refers to a vision he sees of an angel flying to share the everlasting gospel to the whole earth. Needless to say, it was quite a moment.

Honored Veterans

C.R. England is a very patriotic organization, and every year they honor a few drivers who are veterans of the armed forces, as well as have a superior safety record. Each driver has his praises sung in a special patriotic program, and is decked out with a beautiful new truck proclaiming their company status. Isn't is a beauty?!

Truck Rodeo

C.R. England held it's annul Summer Games the last couple of weeks, and as part of that event, they held a truck rodeo. The truck rodeo gives a chance for any employee and their families and friends to drive an actual big rig. Of course, I couldn't pass that up, so I jumped in and backed up a truck and trailer, then pulled it forward again. It was great fun, and in case this Business Analysis career doesn't work out, I just might have something else to fall back on.

Balcony Garden 2018

What with school and changing jobs, I've neglected putting in a garden this year. But the other day on a whim, I purchased a few basil plants and some flowers, and yesterday, I planted them. It's not as much as I'm used to doing, but it will at least be manageable, and give my balcony some color.

Carrot Dogs

As a general rule, I avoid hot dogs (it's a mostly vegetarian thing). But this week a friend sent me a recipe for a "Carrot Dog". It's basically a carrot boiled in a special sauce, placed in a hot dog bun and covered in favorite toppings. At first hearing, it sounds unappealing. However...I figured I'll try most things at least once, so I cooked some up for myself yesterday, and topped them with some yellow mustard and relish. And you know what, they were actually pretty good. And since they were all healthy, I could afford to eat two! I think I'll make them again!

Lazy Kitty

If there's anything Toby loves besides food, is a good nap. And said nap is generally right on top of ME. Here we have a few examples of him napping and lazing away in all his enormous glory... Toby loves the niece and nephew and will interrupt his naps to snuggle with them One of his odd quirks - He has this thing where he rests his back leg on my arm, then nestles his head in my hand Need I say more?