Category: Wyoming

Somewhere Over the Rainbow

Somewhere over the rainbow way up high There’s a land that I heard of once in a lullaby  Somewhere over the rainbow skies are blue And the dreams that you dare to dream really do come true. Our last evening in the Tetons, we…

Far From the Madding Crowd

Thomas Hardy’s Victorian era novel with this title portrays the main character, Bathsheba, and her life on a Dorset farm far from the “hustle and bustle” of London.  The term originated in the solemn 16th century poem by Thomas Gray, “Elegy written in a…

Photography Tales 2

We were 2 miles into our hike from the trailhead that marks the start of the trek into Death Canyon here in the Tetons.  I had not yet taken any photos, concentrating instead on just hiking – as I often do during our ascent…

Food for Thought

We’ve always enjoyed eating out.  When Jim and I first met, one of our favorite things to do on the weekend was to eat out for breakfast.  Our first year together, we lived along the Brandywine Creek at the corner of Rt. 100 and…

Path of Totality in the Tetons

Oh my! Time flies so fast!  It’s already almost mid-July and there’s so much that we have done since the last time I posted.  While riding bikes today along the Pilgrim Creek area of the park, I was thinking about the theme for my…

Flora and Fauna – Spring in the Tetons

The Teton Valley is a remarkable natural environment created by forces of nature spanning millions of years.  The Teton Fault accounts for the formation of the Teton range as movement along this fault caused the dramatic uplift of the mountain range.  Even today, there…

Our First Two Weeks at Colter Bay….

Hard to believe that we’ve been settled in the Tetons at Colter Bay for over two weeks!  It’s been a whirlwind of activity getting set up in our camping spot for the summer and training for our jobs at the Jenny Lake Store. My…