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Amazing skies and mountains – I have grown to love our yearly Yosemite Nat. Park visits. Yet, very different stunning skies and Impressive (ABC Wed.) red and white mountains – that is Utah for me.





Seen from the road: Burnt tree trunk and wild flowers –
a great contrast at the beginning of Bryce Canon
harsh temps, not many flowers can survive this 108 degr. heat
(Nature Notes, Tue Texture. Todays flowers and Floral Fri . Foto below)









Fri Hunt: Begin with J: Jolly:):)  jolly cows!
Weeks Favorite: Burnt Tree Trunk
Surprise: cows on the road?? I thought that only happened in India…


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At least these Utah cows are tagged:) (Sat. Critters)




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Lacy Door, not in Utah, but in Little Italy, San Diego. the fountain in front is new, but the building has an art deco-ish style.




Utah farm and fences with background in greens



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To take River bend (Water World) – a little overdone in red, but needed to bring out the reflection of the sky:)


While you’re here, join the fun & click on the SEASONS – September Expectancy Opens on Sunday Sept. 4 (till Wed.) with a thumbnail pic of your experience of the Season!

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Thanks to All the Hosts

*Thurs Doors * Good Fences  *Floral Fri Foto   *  Sky Watch *
* Fri Greens * Todays Flowers* Weekend Reflection * Fri Photo Journal * Fri Hunt   *MaleviksRosen * Sat. Critters * Our Beautiful World *
*Blue Monday  * Life Thru Lens * Our World  *
*Nature Notes  *  Tue Treasures  * Tue Texture  * Tue Travel *
*ABC Wed. –  I  *  Outdoor Wed.* Water World * Communal Global * Wordless Wednesday  *

































40 Comments Add yours

  1. Good morning Jesh, Sorry I am late visiting you this week. Life sometimes just takes over. Thank you for commenting and joining Blue Monday every week.
    We have been in Bryce Canyon and various parks in the area. It was a great trip as we love Utah for so many reasons. We skied in Park City dozens of times. Loved being there. Your photos are always a treat to see. Your Seasons posts are always so interesting.
    Have a great weekend.

  2. Great photos. Love the burnt tree trunk and wild flowers especially!

  3. Eileen Wise says:

    Hello, lovely scenes from Utah! I like the cows on the road and the pretty reflection shot. Happy skywatching, enjoy your weekend!

  4. Jedidja says:

    Wow, I love the red and white mountains

  5. Ellen says:

    Great fences and views from Utah, too!

  6. ewok1993 says:

    I long for a Utah road trip. I love red rocks.

    Worth a Thousand Words

  7. TexWisGirl says:

    unique beauty to that area!

  8. Pistachios says:

    I always find something quite tranquil about seeing the sky reflected in water. I think it was worth the extra red to get that photo 🙂
    Also, those yellow flowers contrasted with the dry surroundings – that one’s probably my favourite here

  9. felicia says:

    Utah is a beautiful state.

  10. Loved the Utah mountains and that lacy door!

    House hunting is at a stand still. Nothing has come on the market we like well enough to go see. We’ll wait for the right house. 🙂

    Hope you have a great week-end!

  11. pattisj says:

    What a lovely landscape complete with fence. Thanks for sharing Utah with us.

  12. ladyfi says:

    What gorgeous scenery!

  13. Loe the wild fowers, the jolly cows, tthe lacy door and the lovely reflection of the sky on the river. Have a good weekend.

  14. prior.. says:

    such an uplifting post – that is how it felt to scroll each image – from wildflower to tagged cows in the road – and a cool Lacey door with cool stucco – 😉

  15. jesh stg says:

    During our vacations there I felt the whole time mesmerized by the beauty, as well as dealing with the overwhelming heat…do you notice, we both are getting into the “feelings” -smile:)

  16. prior.. says:

    well my favorite part of your post was the line “not from Utah” bah! feeling pretty lighthearted and smooth

  17. DeniseinVA says:

    I love the things you see when you are out driving Jesh. These are great 🙂

  18. James says:

    Nice shots! I especially love the colors layers and textures of the mountains.

  19. merlecolibri says:

    impressionnantes images de la nature * un aperçu en quelques vues d’un paysage grandiose * avec beau reflet du ciel dans la rivière 🙂
    bon weekend !

  20. vem030956 says:

    Love your cows…yes there are part of the US where they roam free, though not by the choice of the farmer…and I really like the lacy door. Very unique. Great post

  21. Al says:

    Utah does have some impressive scenery – I’ve driven I-70 and I-15 several times.

  22. Eileen Wise says:

    Hello, hubby and I have enjoyed our visits to the Utah National parks. What a beautiful state. I hope the cows are safe crossing the road. Thank you for linking up and sharing your critter and post. Happy Saturday, have a great weekend!

  23. riitta k says:

    I love the red color of the mountain! Thank you for sharing at OBW.

  24. Gorgeous rock formation there in that first shot. Loved the old dead tree shot.
    The Utah fence shot was nice too. – It’s a beautiful state.

  25. The ‘lacy’ detail around that door is really beautiful, I love the pale colour.

  26. I love it when cows take over the road. A couple years ago, the Husband and I pulled over to watch a rancher stop and guide back a runaway cow. He, the rancher, drove a golfcart. He told us that cow loved a chase.
    I can imagine that burnt log in our front yard as a home to a whole lot of succulents. 🙂

  27. Teresa says:

    Beautiful images! Utah looks like a lovely place. Cows are quite common on the road around here too. Unfortunately, they seem to be great escape artists. Thanks so much for joining me in Friday’s Hunt. Hope you have a great week!

  28. jesh stg says:

    Thank you for visiting. Great to see you back here:)

  29. Nature’s beauty are treasures for all of us to enjoy…thanks for sharing. Please stop back again.

  30. photowannabe says:

    Very INTRIGUING compilation of photos.

  31. Roger Green says:

    I hope drivers yield right of way to the cows!


  32. Joyce Hughes says:

    I love sandstone so Utah would be heavenly.

  33. Melody62 says:

    HI Jesh… wonderful photo’s and so lovely choices for this weeks letter.

    And yessssssssss ofcourse, I like your header the most although I don’t love that specific city 😉

    Have a nice ABC-day / – week
    ♫ M e l ☺ d y ♫ (ABC-team)
    http://melodymusic.nl/abc-wednesday-9-i/ – See more at: http://riversideman333.blogspot.nl/2016/09/abc-wednesday.html#links

  34. Utah is on my bucket list. Enjoyed the cows, the landscape, it all! See you next week.

  35. Love those wildflowers, Jesh!
    Thanks for joining the Floral Friday Fotos meme.

  36. Thank you for taking part in the Friday Greens meme.

  37. I love to see photos of parts of the country that I don’t get to see…. Michelle

  38. jammy7000 says:

    Fantastic Travel Tuesday entry, Jesh! Brings back many happy memories of our travels through Utah!
    Many thanks for joining us at the Travel Tuesday meme.

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