64 – WIN-WIN VACATION

Or is working vacation a better term? Either way, you get paid for working a certain number of hours and enjoying the pleasures of a vacation

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

61 – ON THE WAY TO YELLOWSTONE

Tourist season was upon us and RV accommodations in Yellowstone were really at a premium. Obviously we’d made no arrangements ahead of time, since we had

60 – THE CENTER OF THE WEST

In the past, and still true in many places, the word museum has brought to mind a dimly lighted, musty-smelling space with stuffed animals and artifacts

59 – RELAXING IN COWBOY COUNTRY

Our campsite beside Buffalo Bill Reservoir was situated beautifully and, since it was a space for handicapped, it had a large easy-access concrete area with a

58 – RODEOS AND POWWOWS

Cody, located at the western edge of the Bighorn Basin, is on the way to the eastern gateway to Yellowstone and therefore attracts many visitors. It

57 – BUFFALO BILL

Ordinary lives can become legends or myths through actions or circumstances that ensue. So it was with Buffalo Bill Cody. He was born in 1846 in

56 – THROUGH TEN SLEEP CANYON

Native Americans who traversed the Big Horn Basin reckoned time and space in “sleeps;” hence the name Ten Sleep for this midway point between Laramie and

55 – DEVIL’S TOWER

There are several versions of the Kiowa legend about the creation of this formation, but the essence is that seven sisters were at play near the