I’m back. I flew home last night on a red eye, after a ten day trip out west. Part of the time, I was at a conference, the rest of the time I was backpacking with my son in the Pine Valley Mountains. We also took a day trip up into the amphitheatre of Cedar Breaks from where this photo comes. Hopefully in the next week or so, I can share with you some stories and photos. I’m working on a piece on one of my favorite drives (US 89), and plan to do one on the Mountain Meadows Massacre, as well as writing a book review of Martin Clark’s Plain Heathen Mischief. Stay tuned. I also have a lot of blog reading to catch up on.