It snowed this morning, which means that the valley was incredibly crisp and clear. So I just had to go out and get some pictures, and, as we all know, they are bound to end up here. This first picture I took yesterday, when the cats were playing in the kitchen sink. They’re still getting used to what is and isn’t out of bounds for them. I’ve got them to understand that the dinner table is off limits, but we’re still working on the kitchen counters. And I just couldn’t resist getting this picture of them.
The rest of the pictures were all taken from the east bench, this one is of downtown Salt Lake City.
Kennecott Copper’s Bingham Mine, the worlds largest open-pit mining operation. Over the last 100 years they have literally moved (removed) a mountain.
The “H” rock. All over the western states schools paint, or some other way, put a letter representing their school on the sides of mountains. This one is for Highland High, and on the north bench there is a huge concrete “U” for the University of Utah. [More on the “H” rock here."]
This is pretty much the same shot as the last one, just zoomed in on Mt. Olympus and the residential area we call “The Cove”.