Battles between man and beast have raged since the dawn of humanity. Sometimes the human loses, but more often than not, the beast loses. It is the way of nature that species must compete for space and resources, but humans are the dominant force on the planet, and that often spells disaster for the animals. What animals need is a human ambassador to advocate on their … [Read more...]
Tuesday Night Jam Sessions at Gracie’s Foster a Sense of Community
In the 1980s, Americans tuned in their TVs to watch a show about a bar where “everybody knows your name.” Cheers was a top-running show for a long time because the world could appreciate the feeling of having a place where you could really be accepted as yourself. Just as important, the characters accepted each other even after they had one too many beers. Oh, how times have … [Read more...]
KLOS Guitars: The Art of Making Indestructible Instruments
KLOS Guitars, Utah’s only large-scale guitar manufacturing facility, is internationally distributed, but reflects the rugged adventure found from the mountains to the deserts of our Utah landscape. For those who want to marry the adventure to the art within themselves, there are really two instruments that stand out as mascots for life out in the world ― the guitar and the … [Read more...]
Why Should You Adopt an Older Dog?
Having a partner to help you when you’re raising children can mean the difference between self-confidence and a breakdown. Someone who will gently remind you to get out and go for a walk when you need some fresh air. Someone who will snuggle up to you when you are doubting yourself. Someone who won’t judge you over every parenting decision you make (like that parenting group on … [Read more...]
Moab Woman Keeps 100-Year-Old Farming Tradition Alive
Her curly, vibrant red hair betrays her sensitive skin, but Mary Engleman just puts on her long-sleeved flannel shirt and wide brimmed hat to protect her from the unrelenting desert sun. To those who work in a climate-controlled office, the thick clothing would seem to only trade a burn from the sun for a slow, insulated roasting. But farm work weeds out the weak, and for … [Read more...]
Why Should You Drive to Provo to Get Your Rock Climbing Equipment?
Outdoor sports are one of the biggest reasons to live in Utah. People come from all over the world to ski, mountain bike, rock climb, and pursue a plethora of other adrenaline addictions that bring them face-to-face with raw nature. The geographic wrinkles that rise up all around us in this beautiful state, sculpted and carved by wind and water, offer a view from just about … [Read more...]