Month: May 2013

Big Cottonwood Canyon – Snowbird, Utah 5/31/2013

MAY 31, 2013 (Friday)   We ended up going back to the pool and hot tub for awhile last night. Spent most of the time talking with another nice couple. Afterwards we went back to the room and watched TV.

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The Cliffs – Snowbird, Utah 5/30/2013

MAY 30, 2013 (Thursday)   Brother Paul’s birthday today. Had a very severe thunder and lightning storm last night. Don’t like those but…I guess they are necessary.  Slept in nicely and got up in time to rush to water aerobics.

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Water Aerobics – Snowbird, Utah 5/29/2013

MAY 29, 2013 (Wednesday)   Slept in. We were going to get up and go to Tai Chi but since we’re retired, we didn’t set the alarm clock. We did manage to barely drag ourselves to water aerobics. Had a

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Tai Chi – Snowbird, Utah 5/28/2013

MAY 28, 2013 (Tuesday)   Got up early to go to Tai Chi. Michael decided to stay in the room and try to finish up the blog, or at least catch us up to date. Had a nice workout in

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Tram – Snowbird, Utah 5/27/2013

MAY 27, 2013 (Monday) (Our daughter’s 21st birthday today)   We started off by texting our daughter a “Happy Birthday” message. We got up early to do the tai chi and meditation. It was okay, not great. The instructor was

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Murray, Utah – Snowbird, Utah 5/26/2013

MAY 26, 2013 (Sunday)   This morning around 11 am we went to the adult pool. We were all alone in this huge pool. 9 feet deep in the deep end. It was so warm and felt wonderful being in

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Park City, Utah 5/19/13 to 5/25/13

MAY 19, 2013 (Sunday) – MAY 25, 2013 (Saturday)   This is our lost week as we’ve been ignoring the Park City area, partly because it’s cool and drizzly outside, but mostly because we’ve spent the week creating and working

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Salt Lake City, Utah to Park City, Utah 5/18/2013

MAY 18, 2013 (Saturday)   Before heading up to Park City we drove around downtown Salt Lake City. Saw the Temple, and the state Capitol building. A pretty town, neat, clean, nice wide streets, laid out in a grid. Overall

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Eden, Utah to Salt Lake City, Utah 5/17/2013

MAY 17, 2013 (Friday)   Checkout was easy, just dropped our keys by the office. We then headed for Salt Lake City and spent the day sightseeing. We just meandered all over. We decided to go see the new Star

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Powder Mountain – Eden, Utah 5/16/2013

MAY 16, 2013 (Thursday)   Took a walk. We then drove into Ogden for an errand and some grocery shopping. On the return we went past our place and drove to the top of Powder Mountain.  Wow, so high up,

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Hill Air Museum – Ogden, Utah 5/15/2013

MAY 15, 2013 (Wednesday)   Tried again for the Hill Air Museum. We went a route that we were certain would lead us to the front entrance. What a nice museum. It is huge, contained in two hangers. It has

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Raquet Ball – Worldmark, Wolf Creek, Eden, Utah 5/14/2013

MAY 14, 2013 (Tuesday)   Lazy day, just took walks, did laundry, relaxed as retired people do. We walked to the recreation center in the late afternoon and decided to play some racquet ball. We each want to give our

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Hill Air Museum (fail) – Ogden, Utah 5/13/2013

MAY 13, 2013 (Monday)   Got up and drove to Ogden. We wanted to go to the Hill Air Museum. Our navigation system on the Prius took us to a gated off street at the other end of the military

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Shooting Star Saloon – Huntsville, Utah 5/12/2013

MAY 12, 2013 (Sunday – Mother’s Day)   We slept in as much as the beautiful weather and glorious sunshine would allow. We had an 11:30 am appointment for the RCI presentation that turned out to be a Worldmark presentation.

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Worldmark, Wolf Creek, Eden, Utah 5/11/2013

MAY 11, 2013 (Saturday)   Our first day at Worldmark Wolf Creek was spent organizing, especially since we had the extra bedroom to use. We emptied everything out of every compartment in the car and then got to work. It

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Lamoille Canyon – Elko, NV to Eden, Utah 5/10/2013

MAY 10, 2013 (Friday)   Before we drove to Eden, Utah, we took a side trip down a very interesting canyon right out of Elko. We had been told about it by a friend who lives in Nevada. Lamoille Canyon

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Reno, NV to Elko, NV 5/9/2013

MAY 9, 2013 (Thursday)   We didn’t have any reservations, just thought we’d wing it and see how far we got. We ended up in Elko, Nevada at the Red Lion Hotel. We took Edie’s little laptop inside, went on

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Carmel, CA to Reno, Nevada 5/8/2013

MAY 8, 2013 (Wednesday)   Heading for Utah. Went on line and got a Priceline room at the El Dorado Hotel for $22.00 a night. When we got there, parts were under construction and the valet took our car after

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Carmel, CA 5/7/2013

MAY 7, 2013 (Tuesday)   Had the breakfast at the hotel then went and had work done on the car. At the same time I did laundry across the street. After the vehicle was done, went back to the room

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Carmel, CA 5/6/2013

MAY 6, 2013 (Monday)   Checked out of the hotel and headed for Carmel. Check-in wasn’t until later so went to a movie and had lunch. Checked into The Carmel Fireplace Inn that was a really good special off of

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Wildflower Triathlon – Lake San Antonio, CA 5/5/2013

MAY 5, 2013 (Sunday)   We got up early and the 3 of us, in Aaron’s truck, headed for Lake San Antonio. It is called the “Wildflower Triathlon” and is the largest such event in California. It is held at

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King City, CA 5/4/2013

MAY 4, 2013 (Saturday)   Today we drove to King City to check into the hotel so we could go to our son’s triathlon on Sunday. Our son was coming later in the evening. When our boy did get there,

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Tahoe Seasons to Santa Clara, CA 5/2/13 to 5/3/13

MAY 2, 2013 (Thursday) – MAY 3, 2013 (Friday)   We left leave early due to some annual and semi-annual medical/dental appointments. Edie had an eye appointment. We spent the night with our son and his beloved girlfriend in Santa

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Primo Italian Bistro – South Lake Tahoe, CA 5/1/2013

MAY 1, 2013 (Wednesday)   The pool was being worked on and there was a horrible smell that lasted for several hours. When the cleaning staff came into our room they were shocked at how bad the smell was. They

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