Posts Tagged: outdoors

Put Them in Tree Museums…

Traveling across British Columbia, and now through Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, I’ve been thinking a lot about that old (1970?) Joni Mitchell song, Big Yellow Taxi. (You younger people can google it) The lines that keep popping into my mind: They took all

Put Them in Tree Museums…

Traveling across British Columbia, and now through Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, I’ve been thinking a lot about that old (1970?) Joni Mitchell song, Big Yellow Taxi. (You younger people can google it) The lines that keep popping into my mind: They took all

Canoeing Across British Columbia

Well, we didn’t really canoe across the Province. We drove with our canoe on top of the car behind the RV, but it was in water much of the time as we explored the many lakes of northern British Columbia

Canoeing Across British Columbia

Well, we didn’t really canoe across the Province. We drove with our canoe on top of the car behind the RV, but it was in water much of the time as we explored the many lakes of northern British Columbia

Are We Sick of the Canadian Rockies Yet?

It has been three weeks since we crossed the border into Canada from Montana. We have spent that time soaking up the scenery, sightseeing and fishing on all sides of the Canadian Rockies, in both Alberta and British Columbia. From

Are We Sick of the Canadian Rockies Yet?

It has been three weeks since we crossed the border into Canada from Montana. We have spent that time soaking up the scenery, sightseeing and fishing on all sides of the Canadian Rockies, in both Alberta and British Columbia. From

Walking On a Glacier: Hurry before it melts

Glaciers are slowly disappearing all over the world. Since we seem unable in the near term to address the warming trends that are causing this problem I figured I’d better take the opportunity to stand on one before they are

Walking On a Glacier: Hurry before it melts

Glaciers are slowly disappearing all over the world. Since we seem unable in the near term to address the warming trends that are causing this problem I figured I’d better take the opportunity to stand on one before they are

Yellowstone, Where the Buffalo Roam

Yellowstone is a huge Park. We had reservations on Hebgen Lake, about 10 miles north of the west entrance to the Park. We have stayed there before, at Madison Arm Resort. It has great trout fishing and the camp is

Yellowstone, Where the Buffalo Roam

Yellowstone is a huge Park. We had reservations on Hebgen Lake, about 10 miles north of the west entrance to the Park. We have stayed there before, at Madison Arm Resort. It has great trout fishing and the camp is

Utah: Canyons, Arches and Dinosaurs

Utah has it all. Deserts, mountains, forests, canyons, rivers, world class skiing, the Sundance film festival, the Morman Tabernacle,  widely varying and often incomprehensible liquor laws (see the Morman’s about that).  Last time through we visited Zion and Bryce National Parks,

Utah: Canyons, Arches and Dinosaurs

Utah has it all. Deserts, mountains, forests, canyons, rivers, world class skiing, the Sundance film festival, the Morman Tabernacle,  widely varying and often incomprehensible liquor laws (see the Morman’s about that).  Last time through we visited Zion and Bryce National Parks,

Where’s John Wayne When You Need Him?

Hubby is an avid John Wayne fan. I can’t count how many times I have seen him watch The Longest Day. I have even caught him reciting the lines along with the Duke. So when I mentioned a drive to Monument

Where’s John Wayne When You Need Him?

Hubby is an avid John Wayne fan. I can’t count how many times I have seen him watch The Longest Day. I have even caught him reciting the lines along with the Duke. So when I mentioned a drive to Monument