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 […]

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 […]

More photos from the meadow on the hill, this time as the moon was rising in the east and the sun was setting in the west.  At sunset on the hill, if I sink into the tall grass (and play the wave ap on my smart phone) I almost feel as if I’m sitting by […]

In between packing my suitcase and paying bills, I’m trying to get all of the lingering photos from this past week here Somewhere-in-the-Middle-of-the-USA posted so I’m all caught up and have a clean canvas to use when I wake up under the big skies of Montana tomorrow morning. I came across this old shed way […]

My big, blond dog, mini shutterbug, and I try to take a walk up the hill to the meadow near our house in the evenings as often as possible.  Here are a few recent shots taken as the sun prepares to set for the day. What do you think?  Any tips for helping me take advantage […]