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07/14

Utah: The Drive

6:58 am by Janelle. Filed under: News

Wow…just realized how many typos were in this thing…oops. Fixed now…hopefully!

At the beginning of the summer I looked at my calendar and realized that there was pretty much one week out of the whole summer where I didn’t have some sort of photo event or other thing going on and it was the same week Shaun was supposed to be at scout camp so I decided I would hop in the car and head out to Utah. This was the first time I had attempted this by myself so I was a little nervous. When we usually go to Utah we just want the drive over so we stop as few times as possible but this time I figured I could go at my own pace and we made lots of stops! I tried to stop at most view points and vistas and also at rest stops or parks…and I really think the trip was more enjoyable! It did end up taking about 2 hours longer!!! But oh well..joy in the journey right? :)

Here are some pictures from our drive:

View point at Donner Lake:
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I asked someone if they could take a picture for us…the lake looks really nice :)

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Someone lost his second front tooth before we left! No more snaggle-tooth! YAY!

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Another view point outside of Sparks, NV…not sure what we were supposed to be looking at…at the bottom was someone’s house and a bunch of old tires.

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Stopping to clean up barf…the sky was really pretty though (and yes, I am stopped…not snapping pictures while driving…just in case anyone was wondering…)

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Dallin looking happy after not being covered in barf. I am pretty sure he just gagged himself with his hand. (again, not actually driving here)

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A park in Battle Mountain:

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An awesome park in Wendover full of lots of old toys…who misses the merry-go-round?!

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Playing in the salt flats:

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And then we ended up at grandma and grandpa’s!! Everything went well and we were safe…such a blessing!