Category Archives: travel

Thank You, Lord, for the Rain

Thirty Springs of Winter The winds swept in as we sat under the pines and listened to the green ocean high above, swaying, roaring, twirling our hair and the heads of the Ponderosas into one giant tangled mess. This ocean … Continue reading

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Elevation 12,000 feet

Dear friends!!! No, I had not vanished, just stepped back from WordPress to do some exploring. We had been travelling for a few weeks hiking mountains and enjoying American West. More impressions and photos later, but for now, here are … Continue reading

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Back After Two Hundred Years

2015 is an exciting year for wild Illinois bison. It was a big news this spring, first baby bison was born wild in Illinois at the Nachusa Prairie, first one since 1830! This fall bison will be introduced to the … Continue reading

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