Monthly Archives: June 2016

Another European Airport Attack

Turkey mourns after airport attack The death toll in a suicide gun and bomb attack on Istanbul’s Ataturk airport rises to 41, including 13 foreign nationals, as Turkey observes a national day of mourning. There has been no claim of … Continue reading

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Dinosaur National Monument, Utah

David had wanted to be a Paleontologist from an early age and he was ever so looking forward to this park. He was able to answer all the questions that our ranger guide asked. . . . looking like a … Continue reading

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“Flirting with Disaster”. . . . . Molly Hatchet

Seems much has not changed from the 70s sun by this southern/hard rock band.  Great driving music!  

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Beatty Nevada

Beatty, Nevada  is similar to many of the little towns we have driven through or stayed in on this road trip.  Since the trip was planned late, David did not try for accommodations in the parks.  This is  the 100th … Continue reading

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282 Feet Below Sea Level. . . . Death Valley

Our second day in Death Valley and we visited the point of lowest elevation in North America and the temperature was 125 degrees Fahrenheit!  This National Park is the “hottest, driest and lowest National Park in the system.  As you … Continue reading

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Wild flowers of Yosemite. . . . . Hetch Hetchy Valley

Potus and his family came to Yosemite yesterday for Father’s Day, then off to Carlsbad Caverns in New Mexico today.  Thankfully we had done the Yosemite  Valley on Friday and that was where they were going to be. We saw … Continue reading

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Yosemite National Park

“It is by far the grandest of all the special temples of Nature I was ever permitted to enter.”    -John Muir The half dome in the center in the distance. Half dome. El Capitan The wedding veil fall “Yosemite … Continue reading

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