A National Park all to Ourserlves

Traveling on the north side of 60 … It was about fourteen months ago that I watched  YouTube videos of photographer Thomas Heaton and friends describing their trip to the Canadian Rockies for winter photography.  Thomas’s enthusiasm is infectious and I longed to visit some…

This is a bit of a bait-and-switch because I will talk more about wildlife than barns.   Our recent obsession has been trying to capture the image of a fox leaping in the air to pounce on prey hidden in the sagebrush and deep snow.  All…

Our January ramblings in Grand Teton National Park have been somewhat limited because many of the roads are closed for winter.   We wondered before we came if there would be enough to occupy our time for the 10 days that we would be here, but…

There was a bit of dread in my mid-south self about rolling out of bed on this mid-January day into the 10-degree cold.  We were going to try for some sunrise shots of the Tetons and a guide would meet us at our bed and…

Prior Mountain, located in extreme southern Montana is home to a herd of wild mustangs. This is a vast wilderness, but the arid climate can sustain only about 160 horses. The Bureau of Land Management has a round-up and adoption program to keep the herd…

Thanks to some Delta Skymiles, we find ourselves in Montana, with a base of operations in Bozeman. This turned out to be the easiest of hops from Knoxville with a 6:45 departure, then one hour and 50 minutes to Minneapolis with just 50 steps to…