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Thursday, July 4, 2013

Utah - The Big Five

Silicon Valley??

Utah, sure, where else would you be goin?!

That should be the state’s slogan. It is one of thee most beautiful places on earth. It’s like the Grand Canyon and Ayres Rock mated and produced offspring more mind blowingly impressive than ole mater and pater ever were. Americans bandy the word ‘awesome’ about a lot, I’ve been known to sprinkle it around quite freely myself, but no other word is more apt to describe the God-like wonders that will bathe your senses when you drop down to the Beehive State.