Author Archives for Rachel

Fishy Towers and Dead Steeds

April 27, 2017 11:16 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Due to my school schedule, we again opted to leave our bikes at home when we headed to Moab for a couple days this spring. It was sad to be cycle-less once more but, fortunately, I’m on pretty good terms with my feet. Our first outing was a repeat requested by Jason. We scrambled across the Fisher Towers Trail about... Read More »

X Marks the Spot

April 12, 2017 4:10 pm Published by 1 Comment

I’m a nerd. If that’s news to you, your powers of observation are not likely to earn you a place at Scotland Yard. Also, not astoundingly, Jason and I attended FanX, a smaller version of Salt Lake Comic Con, last month. Frankly, we’ve been to so many geeky cons that they feel more like the familiar cling of spandex than... Read More »

A Season’s Wanderings

April 7, 2017 3:30 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Walking is entertaining stuff and mountain walking all the more so. That’s why I’m sharing the accounts of the rest of our elevated strolls from last season with you now before the 2017 treks begin. I wouldn’t want to overwhelm you with excitement. Rattlesnake Gulch: Millcreek Canyon Memorial Day Weekend We did this short 3.5-mile hike on a whim because... Read More »

The Ladies Victorian Tea

March 25, 2017 10:06 am Published by Leave your thoughts

I was pleased to be invited to Visions of History’s Ladies Victorian Tea at The Grand America last month. I was fully prepared for the social and genteel demands of this occasion. With my delicately-netted gloves, stiff taffeta skirt, puffed sleeves, and equally-puffed hair impeccably placed, I gracefully nibbled scones topped with clotted cream and lemon curd, macaroons, and cucumber... Read More »

Historic Advice

March 19, 2017 1:24 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Today, I am graciously giving you males out there some life-altering information and advice. Prepare for your world to be rocked. Men, to 80% of the women you encounter you will never be hotter than when outfitted in Regency attire, like a Jane Austen character. Why do I feel compelled to give such random priceless wisdom? Well, frankly because you... Read More »