In the Badlands: It Was a Rather Blustery Day

Day two in the Badlands started here… What a peaceful start to the day. Once the sun was up, we hustled for a short hike up the hills behind camp. The view from the top looked like this… You can pretty much see forever. And there were gorgeous rocks, like this…… with whose loose bits […]

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In the Badlands: The Arrival

I long for the ocean and my husband would prefer the mountains, so somehow when it comes to planning vacations our go-to landscape is the Plains. I can’t explain how, but it works for us. This past week was our annual trip to Badlands National Park — parts of the park were formed under an […]

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For the birds… I mean eagles

 About once a week my family & I are lucky enough to enjoy a family day. It’s a day our little band of 4 usually uses to have an adventure. True, we don’t live in a place where the natural world is an in-your-face wow — there is nothing like the Rockies or the Grand Canyon […]

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