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    See the Fall Leaves: Cedar Breaks National Monument

    By MaryAnne Walker | October 22, 2014

    Now! Now is the time to go. Don’t delay! Cedar Breaks is beautiful year round (even in the snow if you can get there). But right now the leaves are changing colors, and if you want to see one of the most beautiful spots in Southern Utah for fall colors, Go Now and Go to... Read More

    Staheli Farm: Pumpkin Patch Fun

    By MaryAnne Walker | October 20, 2014

    The fall season and Halloween just don’t seem complete without a trip to a pumpkin patch. We have friends in Las Vegas who, in a town with no legitimate pumpkin patches, take their kids to the make-shift patches in commercial parking lots just to let their kids have the chance to experience fall and pick... Read More

    Pumpkin Carving Contest

    By MaryAnne Walker | October 14, 2014

    You have to love fall and all that is associated with it: the spice smells, the changing leaves, the crisp air, the beautiful weather. To celebrate the season, we are sponsoring a Pumpkin Carving Contest. Most of us are carving a pumpkin anyway, so why not be rewarded. See the details below. Post your pictures... Read More

    Huntsman Games: Fun For All Ages

    By MaryAnne Walker | October 2, 2014

    The Huntsman World Senior Games are right around the corner (October 6 – October 18) and as a community, we welcome seniors from all over the world to enjoy our little slice of heaven here in Southern Utah. The Senior Games have been part of our community since 1987 and have grown in popularity over the... Read More

    Life Changes: Marriage (Questions To Ask Before)

    By MaryAnne Walker | September 29, 2014

    Getting Married in Southern Utah: Topics and Questions That Should Be Discussed Before Marriage Marriage is the most life changing commitment I have ever made. I went into it full of love and adoration and for the most part unbelievably blind. Fortunately, things have worked out for us, but I can’t help but believe that... Read More

    Southern Utah: October Events

    By MaryAnne Walker | September 25, 2014

    Oct 2-4: St. George Musical Theatre, The Sound of Music, $16-$20, 7:30 pm, St. George Opera House Oct 2: Celebrity Concert Series: Utah Symphony Orchestra, DSU Cox Theatre, 7:30 pm, $15-$20 Oct 4: Farmer’s Market at Ancestor Square, 8am to 12pm Oct 4: Tuachan Saturday Marketat Tuacahn, 9am to 1pm, Oct 6-18: Huntsman World Senior... Read More

    DIXIE ROCKS! Pioneer Park in St. George, Utah

    By MaryAnne Walker | September 19, 2014

    Romping on Red Rocks: Pioneer Park, St. George Hours—in fact, hundreds of hours—we’ve spent romping over the red DIXE rocks on the north side of St. George City. The rocks that are home to the sugarloaf or better known as the rock with DIXIE painted on it provide all sorts of places for climbing and exploring.... Read More

    The Grand Staircase Geology

    By MaryAnne Walker | September 16, 2014

    Did you know that Bryce Canyon is geologically part of the Grand Staircase—the same staircase that is part of the Escalante-Grand Staircase National Monument? Until recently, I didn’t realize how all three of our National Parks, Bryce Canyon, Zion Park, and the Grand Canyon are connected and relate to the the Grand Staircase National Monument. The basic explanation is... Read More

    Unique Neighborhoods: Grassy Meadows Sky Ranch

    By MaryAnne Walker | September 11, 2014

    Southern Utah’s Private Airpark Community When most of us talk about a roomy garage, we’re talking about maybe a three car garage large enough to house an SUV and the various toys that we amass that call our garage home. The “garages” at Grassy Meadows, however, use an entirely different scale. Located just south of Hurricane, Utah,... Read More

    Life Changes: Divorce (child custody)

    By MaryAnne Walker | September 10, 2014

    Getting Divorced in Utah: How is Child Custody Determined? Determining child custody is one of the most critical decisions and complicated decisions that spouses will be faced with in a divorce. In Utah, child custody can be determined as part of a divorce hearing or it can be addressed in a separate hearing. Basically, there... Read More