Beautiful Glacier National Park in Summer

Finally, I'm getting around to doing the last big post from our trip to South Dakota in September.  The last time we were in Montana, in 2017, the sky was filled with smoke from multiple wildfires, and all our plans to explore Glacier Park with our Ricochet friends had to be cancelled.  Both ends of …

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My Beautiful Pacific Northwest

I was born and raised in Seattle.  I have lived all but 2-1/2 years in the Seattle area.  We have the world's best climate.  Temperate with a Capital T.  No scorching hot summers or frigid winters.  The Seattle area has the highest concentration of dentists in the US.  Why? The University of Washington has a …

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Weekly Photo Challenge: States of Mind: in Awe of Nature

I love going to the mountains, God's Big Construction Project (and also destruction project).  These mountains, in Zion National Park in Utah, used to be at the bottom of a big shallow sea.  Notice the many layers of rock, first deposited over millions of years, then thrust into the sky.