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    Life Changes: Divorce (home)

    By MaryAnne Walker | September 10, 2014

    Getting Divorced in Utah: How do I do it? Divorce. It isn’t a topic we love to think about, but when the topic comes knocking at your door out of necessity, the process can be intimidating and overwhelming. I’ve been thinking a lot about it lately as I find many people needing to buy or... Read More

    A Jewel in the Desert: Tuacahn Center for the Perfoming Arts

    By MaryAnne Walker | September 8, 2014

     We are fortunate to live in a community where the arts are valued and where so many people go to great lengths to champion the development of the fine arts in our little community. Just over twenty years ago, Doug Stewart, one of those champions, stood in Padre Canyon and envisioned an outdoor amphitheatre at... Read More

    Are You a True Dixie-ite? Dixie Lion’s Round-up Rodeo

    By MaryAnne Walker | September 5, 2014

    Can you really be considered a “Dixie-ite” if you’ve never been to the Lion’s Dixie Round-up Rodeo? I don’t know. But if you haven’t been, it is time to go a get initiated. The Round-up is Sept 11-13 (2014) and is great fun for all ages. It is held in the historic St. George Sun Bowl on 100 South... Read More

    What’s Happening In Southern Utah: September Events

    By MaryAnne Walker | August 27, 2014

    Fall is one of the BEST times to be in Southern Utah. In addition to simply enjoying the great outdoors, check out some of these events happening in our community.   Sep 2-6:   DOCUTAH (, event pass $20, day pass $5 Sep 5:      Free Movie, Washington City-Veteren’s Park, Lego Movie @ dusk Sep 5-6:   Ultimate Girls Day Out... Read More

    Have You Been to the Cornfest?

    By MaryAnne Walker | August 22, 2014

    If you have never been to Enterprise, Utah’s Cornfest, it is time to remedy that. Tomorrow, Saturday Aug. 23, Enterprise is celebrating their bumper crop of corn, but it isn’t just about the corn (although if it was just about the corn, that would be okay, because their corn is DELICIOUS.) In addition to buying some... Read More

    Sand Hollow: Kokopelli Triathalon

    By MaryAnne Walker | August 18, 2014

    Kokopelli triathalon is calling you, September 13, 2014. Whether you compete or cheer the athletes, there is energy in the air as these athletes dive into Sand Hollow Resevoir, transition to their waiting bikes and then run across the finish line. It’s great fun to see the first athletes come across the finish line, but... Read More

    High School Sports, REGION 9: A Force to Be Reckoned With

    By MaryAnne Walker | August 15, 2014

    Southern Utah Schools have become a force in the Utah High School Sports Arena. In the last five years, we’ve had state titles in football, girls’ and boys’ basketball, baseball, tennis, volleyball, and more. It would take several blogs to do the Region 9 schools justice in celebrating their athletic presence. In fact, look for... Read More

    Experience a little of St. George History: Hike the Temple Quarry Trail.

    By MaryAnne Walker | August 13, 2014

    A Little History Would you believe that our dry, dry desert St. George, Utah presented the early Mormon pioneer settlers with a “swamp” problem? I know. It sounds almost unbelievable, but it is true. If you are familiar at all with St. George then you must be familiar or at least aware of the big... Read More

    SunRiver Retirement Community, St. George, Utah

    By MaryAnne Walker | August 8, 2014

    Southern Utah is a wonderful place for all ages. We love raising our family here and our out-of-town family and friends often come to challenge themselves in the outdoors, but there is no denying that we are also known as a GREAT retirement community. We have people who come here to retire and “snow birds”... Read More

    What’s Happening in Southern Utah: August Events

    By MaryAnne Walker | August 4, 2014

    Keep up on what is going on in Southern Utah. In addition to the events listed below, there are the plays at Tuacahn: The Little Mermaid, The Wizard of Oz, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. There is Peter Pan playing at Brigham’s Playhouse. Aug. 6-9:     Washington County Fair Aug. 6-29:   Dixie State University: Recent Acquisitions Exhibit Aug.... Read More