Come and See!

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Come and see what God has done… Psalm 66:5 Death Valley National Park is immense (it’s the largest park outside of Alaska) and remote. The sand dunes at Mesquite Flat are not the largest in the park, but they’re the easiest to get to. Covering a wide expanse, the curved lines and rippled ridges are … Continued

Autumn in the Tetons

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Winter is knocking on the door Grand Teton National Park. Even with temperatures in seasonally normal ranges, autumn comes early and doesn’t last long at high altitudes. This year has been anything but seasonal, with a cold snap plus snow the first few days of October, followed by a visit from the arctic express last … Continued

Come and See!

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Come and see what God has done… Psalm 66:5 Indeed! For my money, the White Mountains of New Hampshire are one of the prettiest places I know of to view vibrant autumnal colors. Even at the height of foliage season, with many visitors flocking to the area, solitude can be found at the edges of … Continued

Foliage Season

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Come and see what God has done… Psalm 66:5 Foliage season is over now in Grand Teton National Park, but the trees were lovely this year. This was especially welcome after two autumns which featured muted color! Winter seems a bit anxious to arrive in this part of the world, with an unseasonable chill in … Continued

October Gave a Party

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  “October gave a party; the leaves by hundreds came….” Though the autumn colors here in the Intermountain West are nothing like those in my beloved New Hampshire, they are still quite beautiful. I just have to learn to live without those fiery reds. 🙂 Here’s hoping you can get out and enjoy some of … Continued

Welcome, Autumn

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  Growing up in the Midwest, autumn was not my favorite season. The stately, mature oaks which filled the landscape – beautiful though they were – didn’t become very colorful as summer bid us farewell. To me, autumn meant lots of yard cleanup, knowing that the biting cold winter was not far behind. Somewhat unexpectedly, … Continued