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NW Montana - Quick Travels

November 13, 2017 - Last week, we traveled to northwestern Montana. We knew that it would be beautiful; just the name Montana conjures image...
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The Spiral Jetty (Utah)

October 23, 2017 - I've been waiting to see the Spiral Jetty in person for almost a year now, pretty much since we moved to Utah. It is abo...
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Flight Park (Utah)

October 16, 2017 - Have you ever dreamed of flying, of floating peacefully as a fluffy cloud, or maybe of climbing high in the sky to dive...
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Up a Mountain in Utah

October 09, 2017 - Through the canyon and up the mountain - Hobble Creek Canyon to start with, through the Uinta National Forest, and to th...
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Thar's Gold in Them Mountains

October 02, 2017 - I have been eagerly awaiting fall in the mountains, especially for the aspens to turn their magical gold. We camped the...
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Bryce Canyon National Park - Utah

September 21, 2017 - I'm not sure how many times I've been to Bryce now, but it still amazes and I cannot imagine that it will ever cease to...
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Sheepherding Championship (and an owl) - Utah

September 15, 2017 - I think that wherever you live, Labor Day can be a busy weekend. We had many choices of events and things to do, and one...
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Cowboy Days: Rodeo (Evanston, Wyoming)

September 08, 2017 - Labor Day weekend is Cowboy Days in Evanston, Wyoming. We took a little road trip to check it out, starting with Cowboy...
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Mountain Mining: Victor, Colorado

September 01, 2017 - Europeans spread west across the North American Continent in quest of many things. For many, the goal was wealth of one...
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Awaken to Iowa

August 21, 2017 - Usually when we camp, we set up the tent, but sometimes when it's just me and the kids, we sleep in the Jeep (and on rar...
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Badlands National Park, South Dakota

August 11, 2017 - Every time that I visit Badlands National Park, it's a different place. The seasons and weather transform the badlands,...
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Alpine Flower Special at Albion Basin (UTAH)

July 24, 2017 - It's that magic time of year in the Rocky Mountains, that time when the mountain meadows burst into colorful, lovely lif...
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Devils Kitchen - Utah

July 21, 2017 - As promised in our post on Nebo Loop Scenic Byway, here are images of Devil's Kitchen. Devil's Kitchen is a group of red...
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Mutton Bustin' at the Rodeo (UT)

July 14, 2017 - Over the July 4th holiday weekend, we found at least 4 rodeos within about an hour from Salt Lake City. The closest one...
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Nebo Loop Scenic Byway (UTAH)

July 11, 2017 - After driving south on Skyline Drive, we headed north on Nebo Loop Scenic Byway. The road is paved and a much smoother r...
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The Poppies that Remain

June 29, 2017 - I overheard a woman talking about "fields of poppies" that were in bloom not all that far from us. A quick internet sear...
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Chaco Culture National Historical Park

June 09, 2017 - Chaco Culture National Historical Park is an awesome place to visit. It offers history, Native American artifacts, beaut...
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Rhododendrons in the Redwood Forest

June 02, 2017 - We traveled to Redwood National Park (California) the second week of May. We hoped to catch the rhododendrons in bloom a...
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Sierra Ridges

May 30, 2017 - In my previous post, I mentioned Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, and I want to share an image of the lake and the...
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Mountain Flowers in Spring

May 26, 2017 - One of the reasons I wanted to make a trip to California was to see the flowers blooming in the Sierras. There was a var...
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Kodachrome Basin State Park (UT)

May 19, 2017 - As magically beautiful as Utah is, you can expect that its state parks are gems and you'd be right. Kodachrome Basin Sta...
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Desert Flowers (for Mothers)

May 14, 2017 - I hope that you didn't forget to send a card or something to those in your life that care for, tend to, and mother you....
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Just Like in the Movies

May 12, 2017 - This scene reminds me of something straight from an old western movie, probably from several old movies. My dad and I us...
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Hoodoos for Everyone

May 05, 2017 - If you've ever been to Bryce Canyon National Park, it would be easy to think that all hoodoos in the world are in this o...
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Petroglyphs

April 28, 2017 - This post is long over due and I apologize as I promised this topic a while ago. Petroglyphs are prehistoric, created by...
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Straight Canyon (UTAH)

April 21, 2017 - As if I didn't need yet another hobby, and an expensive one at that, I am learning to fly fish. Last weekend we took a m...
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Variation in Landscape: Utah

April 07, 2017 - One of the many things that amaze me is the wild variation of the landscape in Utah. Standing in just one spot, dependin...
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Temple Mountains of Zion National Park (Utah)

March 03, 2017 - West Temple Mountain is an iconic image of Zion NP and one of its highest peaks. This broad shouldered mountain reaches...
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Bryce Canyon with Snow (Utah)

February 24, 2017 - We've been to Bryce a number of times and have camped here while it snowed, but this was our first time visiting during...
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