Banff National Park (part 1)

My apologies once again for my long silence. Now that I’m settled down a bit and have my head clear I’m back to blogging. I have so many incredible stories and images to share from Canada it makes my head … Continue reading

OH… Canada! Starting in the Okanagan Valley

Before diving into my Okanagan Valley post I have to say that I have my work cut out for me… sharing my adventures through Canada. I’m now five weeks in to my seven week journey here, and I’ve seen and … Continue reading

Arkansas… I Finally Reached My 48th State!

For the third time since setting out on my journey I found my way “home” once again. Home being Washington State, and specifically the town of Longview, where I grew up. I’ll share more about home in my next post, … Continue reading

Silver Falls State Park- Oregon

This post will be short and sweet… on words anyway. While planning my route back to my home state of Washington I discovered a place in Oregon that I was amazed I’d never heard of, especially since I grew up … Continue reading

Return to Yosemite

“Down through the middle of the Valley flows the crystal Merced, River of Mercy, peacefully quiet, reflecting lilies and trees and the onlooking rocks; things frail and fleeting and types of endurance meeting here and blending in countless forms, as … Continue reading

Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks Revisited… Again!

My arrival back to the Tetons was something I’d looked forward to for months. Not only is it one of my all time favorite places for its beauty, hiking trails and abundance of wildlife, but I was about to reconnect … Continue reading

Finally… Cumberland Island! (And a Bit More of Georgia)

As mentioned in my last post, I had a hard time leaving Edisto Beach in South Carolina. Spending time along that shoreline lifted my spirits tremendously after several weeks of cold and dreary weather surrounded by a rather bland landscape. … Continue reading

Leaving the Tetons for Sturgis

After almost two weeks in or near Yellowstone and Teton National Parks the time had finally come for me to move on down the highway towards Sturgis (yes… I was about to brave the biker rally), but I have to … Continue reading

I Heart Horses (excuse the trend, but I really do heart them!)

What is it about horses? When I was a young girl I could think of little else. I read every horse book ever written, saved my allowance to “save the wild mustangs”, and begged and pleaded with my father to … Continue reading

Sitting in Silence

Well, I haven’t just been sitting. I arrived a week ago in my hometown of Longview, Washington and dug in for some family time. I also dug into some projects I’ve been needing to attend to, like rounding up a … Continue reading