We became enchanted with the life and folk art of Maud Lewis while visiting the Art Museum of Nova Scotia in Halifax. Here was a woman who never traveled outside two counties in her native Nova Scotia. Yet, her art speaks to everyone. Continue reading Who is Maud Lewis?
Up, up and over the Vail Pass to the east of the village is Frisco. By car about 25 minutes…..people actually bike over the pass in about 2 hours. Continue reading THE MAYOR OF FRISCO
Gotcha — we didn’t see him or any other celebrities….yet Vail Village had two of my favorite things: food and paved bike paths to pedal. Continue reading GEORGE CLOONEY!!! VAIL VILLAGE
We were raised in cities…speaking for myself, I get excited when I see a squirrel. In our travels, we have seen wildlife while driving, hiking and walking. Continue reading LIONS, TIGERS AND BEARS, OH MY!
I know my golf buddies in AZ will want to know that I had a 9:40 start time at Vail Golf Club on August 20th, 2015. What’s interesting is that my start time was delayed by 35 minutes due to frost! Continue reading VAIL GOLF CLUB
We spent so much time in Grand Teton and Yellowstone; we didn’t have enough time to explore the city of Jackson. Most everyone I know calls it Jackson “Hole”, but it’s just Jackson, a town in the Jackson Hole Valley of Teton County Continue reading JACKSON – WYOMING
Yellowstone was established by Ulysses S. Grant on March 1, 1872 as our first national park. My first and last visit was In August, 1959. Continue reading YELLOWSTONE
A fleet of 1930 Packer-like busses called “jammers” were rebuilt in 2001 to run on propane or gasoline and offer tours to the top for those without transportation, are driving a motor home (too wide) or the expertise to drive the narrow and winding two-lane road. Continue reading GOING-TO-THE-SUN ROAD GLACIER NATIONAL PARK
Tiny log cabins, white sided houses with blue steel roofs and McMansions peek through the furry pine covered hills that surround Whitefish Lake. Continue reading WHITEFISH MONTANA
We saddled up on our trusty steeds and began the Banff Legacy Trail. Built in honor of Banff National Park’s 125th anniversary, the trail links Banff to Canmore, giving cyclists (we now consider ourselves cyclists!) 22 km of paved pathway through the park. Continue reading CANMORE, LAKE LOUISE and BANFF