In Utah, there is a well to do holiday called Pioneer Day every July 24th. It is in memory of the countless Mormon pioneers who descended the canyon to make their home in the Salt Lake Valley. The holiday boasts parades, a ridiculous amount of fireworks, and for us non-Mormons, the annual “Pie and Beer Day”. It also marks a day off work unexpectedly in the middle of the week. This year, Whitney and I spent the afternoon up Little Cottonwood Canyon at Albion Basin. We splurged on a chair lift ride up the mountain to the meadow of wildflowers that draws hundreds of people every summer. Albion Basin never disappoints and we were thrilled to see the incredible colors amongst the mountains.
You belong among the wildflowers
You belong in a boat out at sea
You belong with your love on your arm
You belong somewhere you feel free.