“For my part, I wish the eagle had not been chosen as the representative of this country. He is a bird of bad moral character; he does not get his living honestly.”
— Benjamin Franklin
Two weekends ago, I went to see our National Bird.
Continue reading “Bald Eagles on Skagit River”
“No human architect ever designed such intricate fountains as these.
Continue reading “Yellowstone National Park – Mammoth Hot Springs”
The sky – Overcast with intermittent drizzle
The place – Old Faithful and Upper Geyser Basin
The event – A large group of tourists gathered on a boardwalk in front of the historic Old Faithful Inn waiting for the geyser to erupt
A bison moved into scene. His massive head drooped to the ground – busy grazing.
Continue reading “Yellowstone National Park – Old Faithful”
It was 1900 hour when we met again by the car. We were out on a mission to see a moose in Grand Teton National Park.
Earlier in the day, we drove into the park.
Continue reading “Grand Teton National Park”
If you love wild flowers, go to Berkeley Park now!
To get there – Continue reading “Berkeley Park”
If we were to do Zion National Park all over again, we would hike the Angels Landing first thing in the morning, when the air’s cool and our energy level high.
This we did at Arches National Park. Continue reading “Arches National Park – Delicate Arch”
Our visit to Bryce Canyon National Park began with a 18-mile drive lined with scenic view points. Continue reading “Bryce Canyon National Park – the Visit”
I am breaking this post into two parts. Because I can’t imagine writing about Bryce Canyon National Park without spending a few words on the geology of the park. But if I do, the post will be too long for anybody to digest.
To begin, Bryce Canyon is not a real canyon. It is not carved by flowing water.
Continue reading “Bryce Canyon National Park – Geology”