UPDATE: Please see updated information about Yellowstone on my new blog, Everyday Wanderer. As the National Park Service prepares to turn 100 on August 25th, America’s first national park has been a fixture in the news. Unfortunately, Yellowstone‘s coverage hasn’t been about the hundreds of animal species that roam the naturally wild 3,500 square foot […]

UPDATE: Please see updated information about Yellowstone on my new blog, Everyday Wanderer. On Today’s Date in the Past: Graffiti Alley in Toronto Good Morning! | Bonjour! Four Corners Travel Contest:  Cities Four Corners Travel Contest:  Sense of Place

UPDATE: Please see updated information about Yellowstone on my new blog, Everyday Wanderer. Okay, last bison photo, I promise! On Today’s Date in the Past: Peek-a-Boo Leaves More Dragonflies Crab  

All of the rain we’ve received here in the Midwest this summer has resulted in the most lush, green meadows full of wildflowers.  This calf standing in a field near Manhattan, Kansas was awfully cute! On Today’s Date in the Past: One Thing, Three Ways:  Scenes from a Tide Pool Jellies

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On my way home the other day, I was lucky enough to drive past this fawn who had braved its way out of the woods and into a field.  I wish I could have snuck in a little closer (or that I had a more powerful zoom), but fortunately there was a gate that I […]

My youngest daughter and I just started reading the Little House series together.  Last night, as we worked our way through Little House in the Big Woods, we learned how much time and effort it took for Pa to reload his rifle.  The story reiterated how important it was for Pa to kill a wild […]