September 2009 Archives

September 27, 2009

Red Butte Garden

Oak Tree

Downtown Salt Lake

Red Butte Garden

Red Butte Garden

Downtown Salt Lake

Downtown Salt Lake

A view on downtown from Red Butte Garden.

September 16, 2009

Timpanogos Cave

Few days ago, I went to Timpanogos Cave.

Hiking to the entrance of the cave was not long, took less than an hour, but the trail was very steep, and my heart was pounding really hardly.

Timpanogos Cave

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September 7, 2009

Salt Flats : dawn

One of the purposes of this trip was watching the sunrise.

But at first the moon.
Full Moon at Salt Flats

The venus.
Venus at Dawn

It was getting lighter little by little...
Dawn at Salt Flats

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Salt Flats : wildlife

We also went hiking a little to the west side of Salt Flats. Over there, we encountered some of the wildlife.

Bighorn Sheep
Bighorn Sheep, probably a mother

It was probably a family.
They stared at us, looked like that they were judging if we were harmless or not...
Bighorn Sheep Family

It was a sponge -like rock. There was a small shell in it!
A rock with a shell

From now on, some lizards are shown. So, if you don't like them, don't click this link below.

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Salt Flats : daytime

Last weekend, we went to Salt Flats located in West Utah.

Salt Flats

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My first Tomato 2009

My first Tomato 2009

This is my first tomato on my balcony this year! Oh, it's been a long way, and I've been waiting and waiting for that...! Now I'm really looking forward to tasting it!

September 3, 2009

homemade jam

Self made jam is tastier and more reasonable here in the US, I think. This time I used strawberries, blueberries and raspberries.

just got started!

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September 1, 2009


Last week, I tried to bake a Zwetschgenkuchen (Plum Pie), but it didn't really succeed. So, this time I tried another recipe, which is called "Zwetschgenkuchen nach Thüringer Art"  (Plum Pie à la Thüringen).

Zwetschgenkuchen nach Thüringer Art

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