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April 27, 2018

50 years after Sequoia National Park was established (1890), King's Canyon National Park was formed and ever since the World War II they have been jointly administerd.  Quite honestly, with the signs down being repaired, you can't tell when you leave one park and enter...

April 10, 2018

I dropped my husband off at the Las Vegas airport early in the morning and made my way to Death Valley National Park.

Another apology for the the pictures is in order.  It was supposed to be 78 degrees and sunny the day I was in Death Valley...supposed to be.  It was in...

April 9, 2018

Zion is such a beautiful canyon!  I apologize for the quality of the pictures, the light was just not good.

A small herd of Bighorn sheep met us on the road just inside the park.

 Checkerboard Mesa...not hard to see how it got it's name, is it?

Remember the drawing o...

April 8, 2018

The Grand Staircase is so called because it stair steps down from Bryce Canyon all the way down to the Grand Canyon.  

 The top of the Grand Staircase starts with Bryce Canyon and it's pink cliffs and steps progressively down to the Gray Cliffs , the Whit...

April 6, 2018

Being back in Bryce Canyon after 17 years was bittersweet.  The bitter part is that I'm here again without my angel girl and remembering 9/11.

The sweet part is the memory of Anna's delight 

looking at the whimsical rock formations.  As a 5 year old she wa...

April 4, 2018

We arrived at Capital Reef on Monday afternoon and decided to take a hike up a ridge to Hickman Bridge (2 miles) before going to the campground.  I didn't know it was going to be so impressive.

Can you spot the heart in the wall just below the arc?

I was taking a picture...

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