Safety Archive

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.”

63 – YELLOWSTONE’S INHABITANTS

It’s supposed that the early inhabitants of the Yellowstone area used hot water from the available geothermal features for cooking and bathing. Although prehistoric Native American

62 – GEYSERS AND HOT SPRINGS

The question arises: What causes a geyser to be a geyser? Actually, it’s a hot spring with kinks in it that make it take a different

54 – REFLECTIONS

As we began heading westward, knowing that we would be home in a few weeks, we took some time to reflect on all that we had

46 – FONDUE AND FIRST AID

After we returned to camp we rested a little before leaving for the much-publicized nightly Pitchfork Steak Fondue, a “must do” in Medora in the summer

42 – MORE FARGO AND ONWARD

The Fargo Air Museum was an enlightening and interesting experience. As well as aviation exhibits of planes in flying condition, it has a flight simulator and

41 – FINALLY, FARGO

Oops! I goofed! The bang on my head must have joggled my memory of Elks Clubs. The first one, described in a previous blog, was in

40 – DETOUR

During the entire trip I kept my promise. I didn’t fall. And till last week I continued to keep that promise. Then I pulled a doozy!

38 – THE GREAT LAKES

Over 10,000 years ago glacial action in the area formed valleys, and melt water from the glaciers collected in these basins, forming the interconnected Great Lakes,

37 – SOO LOCKS

Our introduction to Sault Ste. Marie was an interesting road sign. Black letters on a white background warned, “Stop at Stop Sign.” A few feet beyond,