All about The Big Bend, our favorite place to be in Texas, in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary. And to think It only took us 15 years and 10 hours to drive there (1,800 words).
♥ I can't think of a better way to start a new year than birding with my family. As we reset our annual species count for the new year -- as we've done the three previous ones -- our first-week-of-the-year trip to Big Bend National Park resulted in several birds we would not otherwise have … Continue reading Birding Big Bend
The third post in this vacation series, we explore the eastern half of Yellowstone National Park (June 2014), on the hunt for the American Dipper and to pad up our list with new species. (1,600 words)
Back from vacation! Some mountain photos and feathered beauties for you to feast your eyes. The American Dipper...finally. A longish (1,000 words) post with lots of photos. Come have a look!
Only five months late, here is a longish photo journal for our first day in Yellowstone. Go get a cup of coffee.
Clicking "Publish" rather than "Save as Draft" feels good, so I'm kicking these dirty clothes down the hall and into the laundry room for the final washing and sorting. Dang, it feels good. PS - There's some video here too. Yellowstone is going to get the post it deserves.
Back from the most AWESOME vacation ever, here the first of what will be a series of posts on this trip, fed to readers in little bites. This is the road trip...the getting there.
Thirty photos from a very long road trip in the western USofA. Adventure Time!
"Share our similarities, celebrate our differences." ~ M. Scott Peck * * * There's nothing quite as magical as a new friendship. Be it through a hobby, lifestyle similarities, a child's play buddy, a neighbor, a grocery store clerk -- just about any little old thing can set the stage for match-making. My most endearing … Continue reading Friendship and Enchanted Rocks