RV 7 . Coming Home: These are the Days

We have wandered the west lassoing Wyoming, and taking in OK, KS, NE, SD, ID, and CO. My Dad loved wandering vacations so he took his teenage brother, his parents and three Taylor children and drove the eight of us to California in a Chrysler Imperial that looked like a batmobile. My dad had always…… Continue reading RV 7 . Coming Home: These are the Days

RV 6 Targhee to Jackson Hole

Idaho farm Haystack east of Idaho Falls Spuds Old grain elevator in Idaho Valley of grains and potatoes in Idaho west of the Tetons Arnold Seed Potatoes Grand Teton Peak in middle viewed from Idaho Tetons Tetons Berry country Targhee Resort Lift up to 10,000 feet and a western view of Tetons Cauliflower appetizer Targhee…… Continue reading RV 6 Targhee to Jackson Hole

RV 5 Yellowstone

Watermelon kombucha at Fayes Brunch at Fayes, an old schoolhouse art room. Faye serves breakfast til 11:00 or until 40 customers whichever comes first. Huevos rancheros with stuffed jalapeños and salmon with quinoa and cinnamon rolls Highway 89 north to Yellowstone NW entrance Kayaking, fly fisherman, waders, swimmers, all are testing the currents of the…… Continue reading RV 5 Yellowstone

RV 5 Yellowstone

Watermelon kombucha at Fayes Brunch at Fayes, an old schoolhouse now dining room. Faye serves breakfast til 11:00 or until 40 customers served whichever comes first. Huevos rancheros with stuffed jalapeños, salmon with quinoa and cinnamon rolls Highway 89 north to Yellowstone NW entrance Kayaking, fly fisherman, waders, swimmers, all are testing the currents of…… Continue reading RV 5 Yellowstone

RV three

Bob and She She Karen taking in some mountain scenery Bob still loves an atlas…”one should be still keen enough to know when to continue wandering in a particular direction…” Highway 16 Lake in Bighorn Mountains Bighorn mountains Prairie shower was brisk Sunday night pork beef burgers in Graybull Graybull KOA A drugstore opened in…… Continue reading RV three

RV two

Zephyrus, the Greek god of the gentle west wind appeared at our Redwater Revival Camp last night just a stones throw over the South Dakota border into Wyoming. As one local proprietor in Spear Fish phrased it, “I wouldn’t give you a plug nickel for the rest of South Dakota.” It’s beautiful here. Tomorrow we…… Continue reading RV two

RV one

Karen and I have decided to test our friendship with Bob and Sheila Martin. The four of us are traveling in a Minnie Winnie RV. Our adventure will take us past Mount Rushmore and the Badlands before turning back south through Yellowstone and Colorado. We spent our first night near Grand Island Nebraska at a…… Continue reading RV one

Into the Woods

Whenever I see a Slow Children at Play sign, I picture kids running in slow motion and I make a comment about children playing deliberately and my wife rolls her eyes. I’m just glad the idea is still alive. Children playing I mean, alone, away from adults, preferably not on streets but near streams of…… Continue reading Into the Woods

Hiding from the Stars

Movie star sightings in my hometown of Bartlesville have not always been common, aside from the good old days of Tom Mix and Ben Johnson. But with the arrival of Apple Studios and the adaptation of Killers of the Flower Moon, our community and the state of Oklahoma continue to grow in their roles as…… Continue reading Hiding from the Stars

The Winter of Our Unsettled Season

It was a tough year to be human in 2020. I mentioned this in passing to our cat, Boo, and she looked at me with cold green eyes, blinked, and walked away unfazed by the concerns of her bipedal servant. Oh to be so carefree. Alas, I’m feeling more Jimmy Buffett these days when he…… Continue reading The Winter of Our Unsettled Season