Furry and Feathered Friends

elk at the Grand Canyon

When you read the descriptions of the National Forest, Forest Service, National Parks or state park campgrounds, the verbiage goes on and on about all the different wildlife species found in the woods. Point your camera in any direction and you’ll capture big horn sheep, grizzly bears and even the elusive wolf. Personally I think Continue Reading

Our Visit to the Amazing Grand Canyon


Choose whatever superlatives you want, but the Grand Canyon’s beauty exceeds your ability to describe it. That’s why this blog will have more pictures than usual–in this case they tell a better story than words. We were camping near Flagstaff, Arizona and noticed we were not too far from Grand Canyon National Park, perhaps just Continue Reading

Tiny But Tough

tiny wildflowers

At first glance the meadow at Pine Grove, AZ, is just different shades of green surrounded by tall Ponderosa Pines — probably why they cleverly named the camp site Pine Grove. The edge of the meadow melts into deep forest. What you don’t see, at first, are the wildflowers … other than plumes of golden Continue Reading