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The Mittens of Monument Valley peeking out from beneath a soft blanket of clouds.  Joe B Lyman photo  
by Mary Cokenour “I hear a wind, whistling air, whispering in my ear.” (Roam, by the B-52s) Surrounded by majestic Ponderosa Pine, sailing upon a one-track trail and the breeze whispers into ears a blessed silence.   Welcome to mountain biking in the Abajo Mountains with Roam Industry. Opening its...
First rays of a beautiful San Juan morning hit South Peak on the Abajo Mountains.  Mikel Moses photo  
When I was six, I was reading Wind in the Willows in my bedroom. Suddenly, something alerted me to danger, and I looked up just as a tiny spider crawled down the wall toward me.  Mustering all my courage, I stayed still and watched as it scuttled closer and closer and closer. Finally, I could stand...
Wispy clouds lazily shrouding the buttes of Monument Valley.  Cherissa Dance photo  
In the aftermath of last January’s tragic avalanche fatality in the La Sal Mountains near Moab, the State of Utah declared the first week of each December as Avalanche Awareness Week. Utah state Congressman Phil Lyman (R, San Juan County) and state senator Kirk Cullimore (R, Salt Lake County,...
The Blue Mountains wear a necklace of clouds on a wintery November day.  Kay Shumway photo  

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