Saturday, August 17, 2013


I know this sounds silly, but I was kind of surprised to learned that the big canyon in Yellowstone National Park is actually, well, yellow...

Tuesday, August 13, 2013


On our recent trip out west, I was excited to see some young animals on some of our hikes.

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Domestic Animals

How these horses can doze with the magnificent backdrop of the Tetons behind them is beyond me...

Saturday, August 3, 2013


Part of our summer vacation led us to Hell's Canyon, along the Snake River between Oregon and Idaho. Some visitors, like us, choose to hike along the riverbank to see the views. Others prefer different means of transportation, such as these jet boats.

On the drive out to Hell's Canyon, we spent some time at the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center, which told the story of intrepid pioneers and their journey west along the Oregon Trail. Their transportation was entirely different...