Petrified Polliwog Puddle

Photography for TEDxStGeorge at Electric Theater was done the night before. Jami Lah had more in store for us. Exploring and soul-searching near Petrified Dunes in Snow Canyon State Park was our first adventure of the day. A short hike, followed by a calming breathwork and yoga session with Ryan Bean yoga was phenomenal. Afterward, I decided to continue hiking and photographing the beautiful surroundings. While I was hiking around I saw some reflections in rain puddles that caught my […]

Ash Swenson - Beyond Color Art

Ash Swenson – Beyond Color Art

A tasty Bear Paw Cafe lunch was our goal, but I decided to make a pit stop in MOFACO Utah (Modern Farm and Artist Co-op) on Main Street, St. George, Utah, USA. I spoke to a friendly painter/educator named Ash Swenson at the register. She let me know she teaches painting classes and had some of her artwork displayed in the store. We continued to talk while she showed me her paintings and told me about the paint event classes […]

Rani at Bear Paw Cafe

Rani has seen my family grow up one breakfast at a time. She brings joy to all. One of my first dates with my wife happened in this restaurant.  I’ve spoken to many of the people that work here and they all say that she is their favorite person!

Speakers @ TEDx St. George, Utah Electric Theater

Videos for TEDx St. George – 2022 SALON EVENT Electric Theater

  Here are the YouTube videos from TEDx St. George, Utah on August 18, 2022 According to TEDxStGeorge “We are so excited to share all the hard work our speakers and entertainers put into these talks and performances. We hope you love and enjoy all the amazing topics and conversation pieces just as we have.”

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Sid Atkin Makerspace at the St. George, Utah Public Library

I recently learned how to use the laser cutter in the basement of St. George, Utah Public Library. Makerspace is a fantastic “free” resource for all Washington County residents with a library card. Joe Larson is there to answer most questions when learning how to use machines in the Makerspace. Last week, I tested my newly acquired skill of using a laser engraver. Using scrap material, I laser engraved some scrap acrylic, scrap plywood, and my phone case! All the […]