On our annual summer trip to Montana, we had a chance to taste wine at the Yellowstone Winery in Billings.  Amazing!

Sadly, this is the last post from Montana.  I can’t tell you how much I enjoy being there.  Well, certainly between the months of May and September.  It’s a bit chilly the other months of the year! These photos were taken in Valley Creek, an area roughly 20-30 minutes outside of Billings.  When my Better […]

On our last day in Montana, we went on a two-hour trail ride.  The last time we rode horses in Montana, our youngest was just a baby and couldn’t go with us.  This time, she was old enough for her first adventure on horseback.  Wanda, the owner of Paintbrush Adventures, is a childhood friend of […]

Called “the place where the mountain lion lies” by Native Americans, Captain William Clark named it “Pompeys Tower” in honor of Sacagawea’s toddler son Jean Baptiste Charbonneau, who he had nicknamed “Pomp.”  Nicholas Biddle, first editor of Lewis and Clark’s journals, changed the name to “Pompeys Pillar.”  The Pillar overlooks the Yellowstone River and still […]

After a picnic along the Yellowstone River, Father’s Day ended with a walk along the Zimmerman Trail at dusk.  The walking trail is high above Billings along the rimrocks.  While the walk is definitely less paved and more treacherous than the Mill Creek Streamway Park trails I walk frequently back home, the views are simply […]

One of the things I wanted to be sure to capture during this trip to Montana was an old barn with wildflowers in front and an amazing sky.  From my amateur’s point-of-view, I couldn’t be happier with this shot! What do you think?  Any tips or suggestions for me? You Might Also Enjoy: Old Barn […]

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