(Aside: Why is it that Salt Lake is everything I thought San Francisco would be and wasn't? Kind, friendly people. Clean. Cool but not cold.)
I requested a book with a Utah (Utahan?) author and the bookshop help showed me several great choices. I ended up with A is for Arches (a Sleeping Bear children's alphabet book) and Refuge by Salt Lake author Terry Tempest Williams.
Warning: Stop reading here if you care not about life outside books.
We spent yesterday and today collecting sunstone and topaz and Apache tears. Fabulous. We'll be taking oodles of sunstone and oodles of topaz and oodles of Apache tears home with us.
Here's a video I shot of mi esposo:
Wouldn't kids love to see a video they'd created online or posted on my library blog?!