• 74 – WHAT’S IN A NAME? Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln—It’s easy to understand where these town and city names originated. Or is it? With about forty-two towns or cities in the United States named Lincoln, it’s Read More

  • 73 – NEW DEVELOPMENTS To summarize, we covered about 5,400 miles in the RV, plus miles of day trips and exploring in the Blazer and other vehicles, traveled through fifteen states, covered two-thirds Read More

  • 72 – GO WEST We didn’t want to believe it, but we were almost home. There was a frantic last-minute effort to prolong the trip just a little bit longer, so out came Read More

74 – WHAT’S IN A NAME?

Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln—It’s easy to understand where these town and city names originated. Or is it? With about forty-two towns or cities in the United States

73 – NEW DEVELOPMENTS

To summarize, we covered about 5,400 miles in the RV, plus miles of day trips and exploring in the Blazer and other vehicles, traveled through fifteen

72 – GO WEST

We didn’t want to believe it, but we were almost home. There was a frantic last-minute effort to prolong the trip just a little bit longer,

71 – TRADITION OR ?

Arco, Idaho, has a unique cliff with numbers painted on it. It began with a very small 20 painted by members of the 1920 graduating class

70 – A DIFFERENT WALK

A year ago today I was walking on the Indianapolis Speedway. Today was different. Home for a year now, I was walking the local Avenue of

69 – LOTS OF LAVA

Volcanic activity on the Idaho plains has existed for about 15,000 years, and two thousand years ago a series of volcanoes known as the Great Rift

68 – CROSSING THE TETONS

We had no idea we were getting into dangerous territory after we left Jackson until we saw a sign reading “No Trucks Over 60,000 Pounds Allowed.”

67 – THE TETONS

  Due to congressional and public opposition Grand Teton experienced a long battle to becoming a national park. The Tetons first received government protection in 1897,

66 – MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS

A group of young elk grazing on front lawns, hanging out like a bunch of teenagers, is a standard sight in Mammoth Village, the Park Headquarters

65 – GRAND CANYON OF THE YELLOWSTONE

There are so many spectacular viewing spots of the upper falls, the lower falls, and the canyon itself that that area of Yellowstone can command a