Fun Utah Facts
The name Utah comes from the Native American Ute Tribe and means people of the mountain. Utah has five national parks: Arches, Canyonlands, Zion, Bryce and Capitol Reef. Utah has seven national monuments: Cedar Breaks, Natural Bridges, Dinosaur, Rainbow Bridge, Grand Staircase-Escalante, Timpanogos Cave and Hovenweep. Utah has six national forests: Ashley, Dixie, Fishlake, Manti-Lasal, Uinta, and Wasatch-Cache. Utah has two national recreational areas: Flaming Gorge and Glen Canyon. Utah covers 84,900 square miles of land and is ranked 11th largest state. The Great Salt Lake, which is about 75 miles long and 35 miles wide, covers more than a million acres. Of the 50 states, Utah has the youngest population; one of the highest birth rates; the second lowest death rate; the heathiest population; the hightest literacy rate; the highest percent of high school graduates; and the highest number of people with a college education.
Tuesday, September 1, 2009
Spider man Pictures
I took soooooo many pictures of my son - son that
if you view them on the camera with the button
held down, it looks like he is climbing up the
wall in a very speedy climb.
A Fact about Ben that someone may not know......
He served 4 years in the Marine corps and has
served and been in many places of our world.
Iraq was one.
He is the strongest kid (adult) that I have ever
known. Physical and mental.
Very proud of the kid (adult)
Check out Skylar Deans huge proud smile.
He kept yelling - Thats my dad !!!!!!