Four reasons to see Lake McDonald Lodge at Glacier National Park

July 2015

There are 4 indisputable reasons to experience Lake McDonald Lodge at Glacier National Park. I had the opportunity to see it in July 2015 while traveling with G Adventures Tour Group. The Food. In the summertime the seasonal huckleberry is on the menu and it is a must-have. I had chicken salad - divine - … Continue reading Four reasons to see Lake McDonald Lodge at Glacier National Park

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Sights and Sounds of Grand Teton

Take a peek at the videos I took at Grand Teton. You can see what I saw and hear what I heard. Join me in beholding the beauty of God's marvelous creation On the road - leaving  Grand Teton https://youtu.be/rqsEvX17grA   Along the shoreline of Jenny Lake https://youtu.be/FW4c04yznC4   The footpath bordering Jenny Lake https://youtu.be/9Il7v2p1XrQ   More … Continue reading Sights and Sounds of Grand Teton

A ferry ride across Jenny Lake

The ferry ride was early morning and very cold. The ferry ride was brief, but scenic. The water was still and serene. It was an overcast morning so the clouds hovering made the landscape mysterious.

The Shoreline of Jenny Lake: Grand Teton

My favorite part of Grand Teton National Park was walking along the footpath that bordered Jenny Lake. It was lush, green and very narrow. Walking single-file was imperative. The stillness of the silent water provided a perfect compliment to the rising height and jagged edges of the Grand Teton range. How I wished I had time to circle the entire lake from the visitor center and back. I just praise God for the privilege of seeing, smelling, hearing and touching the sights, sounds and grandeur of Grand Teton National Park.

Grand Teton National Park

SATURDAY, JULY 18, 2015 Grand Teton National Park is a United States National Park in northwestern Wyoming. It is only 10 miles (16 km) south of Yellowstone National Park. Grand Teton summary: Lush. Green. Spectacular. The ride from Yellowstone to Grand Teton was short. If you didn't know any better you would think that the … Continue reading Grand Teton National Park

Lighthouses of the Outer Banks

Outer Banks, North Carolina, March 2010 We got to experience 3 of the 5 famed lighthouses along North Carolina’s Outer Banks. We began at the most accessible southernmost point and worked our way north. From Kill Devil Hills (near Nags Head), we drove down to Hatteras Village and caught the ferry to Ocracoke Island. Ocracoke … Continue reading Lighthouses of the Outer Banks

Over St. Louis

The iconic St. Louis Arch -- formally known as the "Jefferson National Expansion Memorial" or "The Gateway Arch" towers over downtown and can be seen miles away. No matter how many times I experience this engineering marvel designed by Eero Saarinen , it always makes my jaw drop in wonder and amazement. I thank God for every … Continue reading Over St. Louis

Flying with Wilbur & Orville

March 2010, Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina A visit to the Outer Banks of North Carolina is not complete without a trip to the Wright Brothers National Memorial. What did these famed flyers do in North Carolina? “This coastal town, they determined, had the ideal conditions for testing their gliders, with towering sand dunes and … Continue reading Flying with Wilbur & Orville

Grand Canyon of Yellowstone National Park: Day 2

Thursday, July 16, 2015     5:36 p.m. Mountain Time This was one of the more crowded areas. Elbow to Elbow. It was scenic. It was breathtaking. It was so intense that I did not want to get too close to the edge. The water roared. The colors were striking. I am so happy for … Continue reading Grand Canyon of Yellowstone National Park: Day 2

Camping at Yellowstone

July 15-18th, 2015 We made camp at one of Yellowstone's many campgrounds. Unfortunately, at Bridge Bay Campground, where we were and during the time we were there, there was no hot water. The bathrooms were clean and there was an outdoor basin for cleaning dishes but it was cold water all the time. The temperature … Continue reading Camping at Yellowstone