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#Arch2Arch By The Numbers

#Arch2Arch By The Numbers

#Arch@Arch was a family vacation.  Jeff Howell (@MissouriHowell on Twitter) and I welcomed this.   His kids Kate and Rex were going with us.  Families take their children to National Parks.  Such trips make memories.  A family vacation with children is way to cultivate respect and even love all things wild.  We wanted them to be engaged and interested during this turn-and-burn adventure to celebrate the Centennial of the National Parks This photo suggests they were.

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Isn’t That Wonderful?

Isn’t That Wonderful?

In many ways, the #Arch2Arch adventure with Jeff Howell (@MissouriHowell on Twitter) was much like our 59 National Park journey.  We saw a number of incredible things in a short period of time. We went to the top of an Arch.  We turned and burned from one camp site to another.  We met a number of terrific people from the Director of Wyoming State Parks to an amazing Custer, South Dakota family to a friendly couple that managed a campground.  We saw a grizzly bear munching on a bison in the Yellowstone River.  We made a number of unscheduled stops at fascinating and scenic places.  Isn’t that wonderful? Continue reading

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I Watched For Eyeballs Shining

On July 5th the family vacation portion of our Yellowstone trip ended as my sister and her family headed back to Kansas City (more on this later).  Shelly and I decided to drive back to the Lamar Valley and leave the Park to travel the Beartooth Highway.  On July 4th we had seen this coyote circling a bison herd. Continue reading