After an amazing day visiting the Badlands and the Black Hills on our national parks bucket list trip, we set out on a 500 mile drive toward Yellowstone National Park. There were wonderful sights along the way that we couldn’t fit into our adventure – like Little Bighorn Battlefield – but we loved driving the …
Parks & Preserves
I think my love of flowers, birds, butterflies, and moths began when I read Gene Stratton-Porter’s A Girl of the Limberlost.
We found a heightened cultural awareness and sensitivity for the Native peoples of the Pacific Northwest as we traveled through British Columbia.
Our week in the Canadian Rockies was painted in an ombré of breathtaking blues.
Nothing says “Fall in Indiana” like fried biscuits and apple butter! Ken and I teamed up with our grandson, Seamus, to serve some up for a Sunday breakfast.
Two days on the Olympic Pennisula had us begging for more. Lake Crescent, Hoh Rainforest, and Ruby Beach offered beautiful, often breathtaking scenery, diverse terrain, and perfect hikes for our motley crew of five ranging from 5 to 70 years old.
Mount Rainier is elusive, and weather is tricky. If you’re hoping to see the mountain top during a summer visit to Mount Rainier National Park, choose when you’d like to visit, then hope for the best!
A spring break visit to Clifty Falls State Park in Madison, Indiana was a fun day of discovery for our first grade and second grade grandchildren.
I love spring in southern Indiana, and I’m SO glad it’s finally arrived! When I learned about the Indiana State Nature Program, I thought it might be the perfect way to jump into the season and shake the dust off, get some exercise, and have some fun while we used our Indiana Master Naturalist training.