July 4, 2022 – Gateway to the United States

Hmmm, where was this along the interstate? Missouri, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana? Take your pick! This is southern Illinois, on our way to Springfield. The Interstate system lived up to its name on I-55 and-57 as we passed through five states – Mississippi, Tennessee, Arkansas, Missouri, and Illinois within 300 miles. Our destination was Coles Creek … Continue reading July 4, 2022 – Gateway to the United States

Sep 19, 2021 – Languishing in the South

A few miles south of the Michigan-Indiana border & 3 miles from our service appointment in Goshen. This is Kercher's Sunrise Farm, a Harvest Host. Had some of the best apple cider there! After six weeks in Michigan, we were more than ready to move on – too many memories mucking things up and we … Continue reading Sep 19, 2021 – Languishing in the South

Jul 16, 2021: Bears, Gravity and Dynamite

On our first day in Glacier National Park, we drove to this popular overlook along the Going-to-the-Sun Road, where we stood looking upon St Mary Lake with the tiny Wild Goose Island in its center. The haze was only the beginning as smoke from Washington state wildfires intensified during the next few days in Glacier … Continue reading Jul 16, 2021: Bears, Gravity and Dynamite

June 26, 2021 – A Science Lesson Brought to you by Yellowstone National Park

Let's start with this scene, 6 am at the West Yellowstone entrance to the national park. The line was short compared to the 3 miles of vehicles coming in at 1pm as we were leaving. This blog is inspired by our first visit to Yellowstone National Park. But I will warn you now, I am … Continue reading June 26, 2021 – A Science Lesson Brought to you by Yellowstone National Park