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I recently took a job working for a company in Salt Lake City, and while I work from home, I do occasionally visit the office in SLC. I’m so excited to explore this gorgeous area…once it warms up! I can’t stop goggling out the window at the beautiful mountains, and can’t wait until spring when I can go hiking. Lucky for me, my cousin, Genevieve, lives nearby in Park City. I spent the weekend with her, and am already ready to return.

easter santa fe new mexico

Easter in Santa Fe is a day I won’t soon forget. I pottered around the square in Santa Fe while my Catholic mother attended Easter Sunday mass. When it was over, she met me and we discussed our plans for the rest of the morning. All of a sudden, a flock of red and black crowded the square. Religious leaders from all the local churches, as well as the Knights of Columbus and various altar boys, began a slow and somber march around the center of town, many waving Easter palms and singing Easter hymns. We’d never seen anything like…