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  • Greetings from Yosemite National Park

    Our family is planning a to visit five of the California National Parks this summer. We are based in Michigan but plan on flying to San Francisco and visiting Yosemite, Sequoia, Kings Canyon, Lassen, Redwoods and Alcatraz. The kicker to our trip is being we are doing it with our…

  • Greetings from Glacier National Park

    Pristine glacial lakes, a boat dock, and an old cedar forest. This is Glacier National Park, a place that I’ve never set my foot on due to the pandemic. I took an online course from Glacier Institute and learned about how the landscape of the park came to be. I…

  • Greetings from Yellowstone National Park

    This is the first National Park my mother took us to. My mother inspired a love of nature in us through her love of nature. I was very young but I remember seeing a mother bear and her cub, we kept our distance but I will always remember it.

  • Greetings from Muir Woods National Monument

    My parents took our family on a six week tour in the 1980s of the National Parks. Muir Woods was one. The magnificent redwoods have remained with me ever since.

  • Greetings from Arches National Park

    After a 6000-mile road trip through more than a dozen national parks and monuments (Mt. Rainier to Saguarro), I commissioned my painter friend, Connie Brown, to map the "spellbound" tour, using photographs I had taken as models for her border vignettes. This is her fabulous masterpiece!

  • Greetings from Death Valley National Park

    We visited Death Valley many years ago and toured Scotty's Castle. In October 2015 there was a historic flash flood that caused millions in damages. The park service has a site with videos and shows their valiant effort at restoration. I want to praise each and every one of those…

  • Greetings from Grand Canyon National Park

    A few years ago, our 8 year old granddaughter said to my husband, 'Grandpa, will you take me to the Grand Canyon'? He couldn't say no. We planned a 20 day cross country trip. We visited Rocky Mountain NP, Arches NP, Canyonlands NP, Glen Canyon NRA, both rims on the…

  • Greetings from Mount Rainier National Park

    Just before school began, my family took a trip up to Washington. Our first stop was the visitor center at Paradise where we checked out the films and some interactive exhibits. After orienting ourself with one of the maps, we set out on our hike where we were quickly blown…

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