For Emilee-we went shopping, to lunch and dinner, visited the nearby college-DSU, made a resume, walked, talked, attended the musical Mary Poppins, a band concert and the St. George Temple visiting center, practiced her driving, played Mexican Train dominoes, visited an art gallery, cooked stir fry, baked apple dessert, zucchini muffins and attended a baptism. Whew!
With HEATHER-we went shopping, to lunch and dinner, made a resume, walked, talked, played games Rummy and Mexican Train, she had a private art lesson in Kayenta, attended St. George Live and helped me with church activities: funeral and Relief Society showing of Meet the Mormons! Double whew! Lol!
|Checking out the St. George Art Museum and exhibit of cowboy+Indian artwork.|
|St. George live has actors in pioneer costumes telling about their lives.|
|Heather learns how to card wool to use on a spinning wheel to make yarn.|
|Jacob Hamblin actor tells of life in Southern Utah in 1860s.|
|Orson Pratt tells of the history of the Opera House used for entertainment|
|Quite the inventor, he created a device for recording mileage, at first they had|
to visually count every time the red flag went around the wagon wheel, then...
|This device kept track of revolution of the wagon wheel, then turned a notch|
on the inner wheel for 1/10 of a mile, then the larger wheel for miles.
|Quite ingenious and it was hooked to a wagon wheel on the bed of the wagon.|
|At the St. George Tabernacle, we meet Erasus Snow who told us its history.|
|On to the old courthouse, where the judge tells us of pioneer court cases.|
|The DUP Daughters of Utah Pioneers tells her ancestor's history.|
|Then we meet Brigham Young-second prophet of the Mormon Church.|
|Brigham Young led the Mormon pioneers from Nauvoo, Illinois to Utah,|
then send a group of families south to settle St. George and grow cotton.