Monthly Archives: June 2014

Breaking Stereotypes

When you mention Idaho to most people in the eastern half of the United States, the majority would immediately think POTATOES. I was one of those people. Even after I began researching things for our trip I never dreamt of … Continue reading

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Rainy days and mountains

It would be nice to have clear, sunny days every day for the 16 days that we are on vacation but even Miss Super-Organized couldn’t convince Mother Nature to schedule that. Don’t know why she isn’t listening to me? We … Continue reading

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A Grand Day in the Tetons

When I think of the Rocky Mountains, the soaring, jagged peaks are what I picture. We pulled in to our cozy cabin in the Coulter Bay region of the Grand Tetons a little late in the evening to do any … Continue reading

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Wild Times…with animals and kids

We got an early start for our drive to Yellowstone National Park. It was a beautiful drive along the Madison River to the western entrance to the first National Park in the United States of America. I guess that a … Continue reading

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I have to admit that I didn’t know much about western US history before embarking on this trip. We decided that we wanted to see more than just the National Parks. We wanted to get a flavor for the old … Continue reading

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Embracing our inner cowboy…and felon?

My family lets me chose where we are going to stay and what we are going to do. I always worry about my selection of activities and lodging because I (unnecessarily) feel like the success of the trip is up … Continue reading

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Being a perfectionist is a pain….

Traveling can be stressful for a perfectionist. I plan and plan. I expect everything to go exactly the way I want. Our plane trip went very smoothly. There was a great Delta flight attendant that gave the kids wings. (First … Continue reading

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