Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Key Bank Building Demolition

This is a bit old, but I'm experimenting adding video to our blog. This is from last August, when the Key Bank building was demolished as part of the downtown mall project. We had a great view from the roof of our building. Enjoy!


Thursday, April 24, 2008

A Photo A Day in 2008

I'm working on a project, a photographic journal of my year. Taking one picture everyday - showing everyday-life stuff. It's been fun, but sometimes it's hard to come up with a subject to photograph. There's a link at the left to all my pictures so far (on Flickr), and you might see there are a lot of food pictures. On the days when I leave for work at 6am and get home at 8pm...well, that doesn't leave a lot of time for that "one shot" that sums up the day - and I can't really take pictures in the OR. So, I snap a picture of dinner! Anyway, take a look if you want. I try to update the photos weekly. So far, I've only missed one day. Have a good day - it's almost Friday!


Wednesday, April 23, 2008

National Jelly Bean Day

Did you know that yesterday was National Jelly Bean Day? Me neither. The whole Earth Day thing seems to have a larger advertising budget. And perhaps a bit more social awareness. Maybe next year, I'll campaign a little on behalf of the jelly bean. But for now, I do happen to have some of these...


Monday, April 14, 2008


I was notified today that I've been accepted to the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program at the University of Utah. Hooray! Now I just have to figure out if I'm actually going to do it! Ahhh, three years of school...how exciting does that sound? Exactly. But it's good news nonetheless. Here's the proof...nice picture, Mark.


Sunday, April 13, 2008


Went to a fabulous concert last night at the Paladium Club here in SLC. Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers, a band out of Arizona and one of my absolute favorites. Who? Yeah, they have a relatively small fan base. Maybe you know the theme song to"King of the Hill"? That's basically the same band, formerly known as The Refreshments. As usual, Roger and the boys put on a great show with the typical high-energy that makes them so fun to see. I enjoyed the time with my sister, brother and cousins - thanks to Cathy, for driving; thanks (I think) to Kathleen, for the drinks!


Friday, April 11, 2008

Jumping In

Finally. Were we the last two people ever to start a blog? Okay, maybe not, but it sure seems like many of our family members and friends have blogs already. So here we are, ready to share our lives with...well, everyone it seems. Our goals are to entertain, inform and provide a truly meaningful blog experience for those who visit.

A format issue: Posts will be signed one of three ways: M&L = Mark & Lori - both of us reviewed, signed-off on, critiqued for grammar, spelling and punctuation, and agreed on content prior to posting. M=Mark's posts. L=Lori's posts. Actually, Mark hasn't seen a single word of this one, but I'm fully intending to use the combined "signature". I mean, I'm not taking all the blame for this.

And, for our first post, a photo. This is the view from our condo. Not today, thank goodness. It didn't snow that much the other day.