yellowstone musings – 3

Our first encounter with bison was our sighting of a small herd snacking at a stream in a valley. Calves were frolicking around the huge beasts without a care that there were cars lined up on the road above to gawk and wonder how close they could get with their respective soul-grabbing devices. The Tetunka... Continue Reading →

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yellowstone musings – 2

I awakened to sunlight streaming through the blinds at 5:47 a.m., and made sausage and egg biscuits for MCL as they got up and began readying for the day. I think I woke up at least 4 times to use the bathroom in the night, and on the last trip I may have broken my... Continue Reading →

yellowstone musings – 1

Family Vacation. The phrase divines images of rv's, wood sided station wagons, rambunctious kids, Chevy Chase and Christie Brinkley, and lifelong memories - good and bad. One of the top bucket list destinations for the classic family vacation is Yellowstone National Park. Halfway between the equator and the North Pole, if a nature lover thought... Continue Reading →

of shackles and profits, part two

Given the glimpses of Solomon Northup's life I gave in Part One, it would take a special person to argue that he chose slavery. "Well he did, in fact, choose to go with that traveling show to play fiddle and make money. . ." If that's your argument please go watch SpongeBob or something and... Continue Reading →

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