Environment, Tourism

Redwoods Inspire Thousands

If you delight in Nature’s masterworks (and who doesn’t?) this triple question should have meaning for you. Where in America can you find the world’s tallest tree? Other forest monarchs ranging up to 300 feet high? Trees still alive today that grew at the time of Christ? Whether you have been there or not, most… Continue reading Redwoods Inspire Thousands

History, Provo History, Tourism, Utah History

Mount Charming by Any Name

Let’s take a few minutes to get better acquainted with a storied and many-named mountain, part of the Wasatch Range which rims Utah Valley. I refer to the green, forested landmark mountain fronting the valley between Maple and Spanish Fork Canyons, easterly from cities of Mapleton and Spanish Fork. Father Escalante named it Sierra Bonita (mountain beautiful)… Continue reading Mount Charming by Any Name