Preface: These photos represent the best of 2003. Some are photographically "the best" and some are representative of "best moments". Except for the wedding photographs, these examples are limited to the digital photos that were taken in 2003.
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January 2003
Catherine & Ivan at Flamingo Hotel, re-doing a photo opportunity similar to the first day they met. Catherine & Ivan at Redrock Canyon for their wedding, January 4, 2003.
Ike, Amber, Sarah, Sam, John, Dave, Hailey, Heidi, Andrea, Erin, Catherine, Laurie & Ivan at Redrock Canyon.
Natasha, Catherine, Peter, Alexandra, Daphne, Claudia, Bob & Staci at Redrock Canyon for the Wedding
Hoar frost in Southern Idaho. Hoar frost in Southern Idaho. Hoar frost in southern Idaho. Hoar frost in Southern Idaho.
Twin Falls, Idaho.      
February 2003
Burro in Nevada. We saw them while down in LV for the bottle show. Another view of the burro in Nevada. We saw them while down in LV for the bottle show. Our titly snowman in the backyard. Temperatures were warm that February. The happy couple roosting in the barn on the HayPatch.
Pigeon happiness. Bird feeder in the backyard at the HayPatch. Sheep in the Orchard on the HayPatch. Ollie posing for a photo.
March 2003
A representative collection of the very rare Harloe insulators we dug in Jan & Feb Ivan hiding behind one of the huge bonfires. Ivan making his first run over the soil on the HayPatch. Great texture on this dried sunflower head.
April 2003
Ivan at the Strawberry River. Erin looking fabulous during the Easter egg hunt.
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Photos here.
Ivan and John at Black Rock along the Great Salt Lake. A wee lamb practicing standing.
A backlit lamb on the HayPatch. A look across the Great Salt Lake.    
May 2003
A bunny conference at the HayPatch Stuck in the mud. Sarah at her graduation from Snow College. Doesn't she look happy, happy!!? An intense photo of Andrea. Look at those beautiful eyes!! (Taken at Sarah's graduation.)
Ivan and Sarah at her graduation. Where the antelope play... Andrea staying warm at Bueller's Pond Ivan disking the field.
Kipper staying warm in the sunlight On our road trip. Ivan taking a photo of the kids on the dried lake in Nevada. On our road trip. Erin, Sarah, Andrea and John at the dried lake in Nevada. It was about 105 degrees out there. On our road trip. Nice roadside attraction with a dinosaur head.
On our road trip. Various dead animals that Ivan and John discovered on a walk near our first night's camping. On our road trip. Purty flowers surviving in the NV desert. On our road trip.  Catherine driving. Bad move, obviously. On our road trip. Erin on some Nevada rocks.
On our road trip. Andrea demonstrating her great strength! On our road trip. More gorgeous flowers surviving in the desert. On our road trip. Good times being trapped in the car for many hours. On our road trip. Giant Paul Bunyan carved from one sequoia stump. Near the Sequoia Natl Forrest in CA.
On our road trip. Lilly pads near the Sequoia Natl Forrest in CA. On our road trip. Ivan and John contemplating life. Near the Sequoia Natl Forrest in CA. On our road trip. The whole road trip gang at the Sequoia National Forrest. On our road trip. A beautiful dead tree at the Sequoia Natl Forrest.
On our road trip. John at the Sequoia Natl Forrest. On our road trip. (Not sure where...)  A dear deer on our road trip. On our road trip. Ivan and kids at sundown over the Pacific Ocean.
The lunar eclipse taken from the front porch. Believe it...or don't! Window at Ophir, UT  
June 2003
Sunset from the backyard of the HayPatch. Sunset from the backyard of the HayPatch. Sunset from the backyard of the HayPatch. Laurie and Hailey at the sheep shearing.
More from the
Sheep Sheering.
July 2003
Putting the road back in front of the HayPatch. Evidence at the scene of John's car accident in the practice driving range. The dirt was from the old trusty (albeit dirty) truck he was driving. Little Ivan's first birthday party. Andrea and Ivan carving out the tree stump to make it into a bird feeder.
Old shack in Nevada. (Sorry, I don't have more specifics.) Dust devil in Nevada.    
August 2003
Sunset from the backyard of the HayPatch. Ivan in Little Cottonwood Canyon. Erin in Little Cottonwood Canyon. Ivan and Erin went on a father/daughter hike. Tree stump with rocks built in, at Little Cottonwood Canyon.
An early moon at Little Cottonwood Canyon. An early moon at Little Cottonwood Canyon. An early moon at Little Cottonwood Canyon. Andrea steaming old wallpaper from the office walls in 100+ degree heat.
Sarah, Andrea, Heidi and Erin at Sheila's b-day blowout - August 12. Erin & her friends at her farewell party prior to her leaving on the mission. Sarah, Ivan, Erin and Andrea at an American Fork Canyon family picnic. Ivan and Andrea waterfight at American Fork Canyon picnic.
Andrea, Sarah and Erin waterfight at American Fork Canyon picnic. Melissa avoids it! Sarah at American Fork Canyon picnic. Erin just prior to her leaving on the mission at the MTC. (We found out we weren't supposed to take photos in there. Oops!) More from
Erin's Farewell &
Sheila's Birthday.
September 2003
Ivan with some of hte funky sunflowers on the HayPatch. Ivan, Catherine, Chester and Kim at Bryce Canyon, UT. Bryce Canyon, UT Taken in southern Utah.
A wee bit of water remains in southern UT. Southern Utah. Southern Utah. Chester, Ivan, Kim and Catherine at Arches National Park.
Delicate Arch at Arches National Park. Chester and Ivan try to get an angry snake. Southern UT. A buffalo crossing the road at Antelope Island. Catherine, Sarah and Andrea in some large drainage tubes.
Sarah and Andrea mock fight. A cat faced spider in silhouette. Not sure who's head that is! Ivan is king of the hill! The bug's trunk is filled with bottles found on a dig in Salt Lake City.
Fall splendor at Little Cottonwood Canyon. Fall splendor at Little Cottonwood Canyon. Fall splendor at Little Cottonwood Canyon. Fall splendor at Little Cottonwood Canyon.
Fall splendor at Little Cottonwood Canyon. Fall splendor at Little Cottonwood Canyon. Fall splendor at Little Cottonwood Canyon.  
October 2003
Andrea and Catherine with the fall squash harvest. Catherine near Mercur, UT. Near Mercur, UT More fall splendor at Little Cottonwood Canyon.
More fall splendor at Little Cottonwood Canyon. Berries! More fall splendor at Little Cottonwood Canyon. More berries! Fenceline near the Great Salt Lake. Ivan digging near Wahsatch, UT.
Tree near Alta, UT Another tree near Alta, UT Sunset from Alta, UT Beware of sheep with glowing eyes.
Sunset from the backyard of the HayPatch. Sunset from the backyard of the HayPatch. Sunset from Alta, UT. Not shown:
Halloween Photos.
November 2003
Ivan with bottles from a dig. The tree log that looks like a reclined man. THE BIRDS! Seagulls at the Great Salt Lake.
A sculpture at Black Rock/Great Salt Lake. Pier remains at the Great Salt Lake. Great Salt Lake seagull.  
December 2003
Icicles on a barn at the HayPatch. December 26th storm view. December 26th storm view.
December 26th storm view. Icicles and snow at the HayPatch.    


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