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  • Greetings from Stonewall National Monument

    I finally visited Stonewall in 2018. Who knew it would become a national monument?

  • Greetings from Canyonlands National Park

    I'm sitting on top of the world singing a song. Yes singing a song.

  • Greetings from Grand Teton National Park

    They're real and they're spectacular!

  • Greetings from Devils Tower National Monument

    I had my close encounter here one summer afternoon.

  • Greetings from Olympic National Park

    In 1993 I was 16 years old and had just come out in my small town. There was no one else I knew, no support groups, no gay characters in TV or movies. Fortunately, I had very supportive friends. I spent that summer volunteering in the backcountry of Olympic National…

  • Greetings from Yellowstone National Park

    My wife and I love Yellowstone NP and were able to share a journey to the park with our grandson. It was his first trip to see the beauty of the park. He had the bonus of getting to see a black bear up close and personal.

  • Greetings from Grand Teton National Park

    I selected the Grand Teton NP to write about because it is one of my whole family’s favorite. Visiting the national parks began for my family shortly after we were married. It started with a 2 week vacation out west that spanned 5 NP. The beauty, vastness and splendor was…

  • Greetings from Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site

    Everyday, rain or shine or snow, we take our dog Otis for a hike at the Carl Sandburg Home. There are several hiking trails and dogs are welcome. Everyone loves this place and has respect for the grounds and trails. You will never see garbage or dog poop anywhere. We…

  • Greetings from Zion National Park

    My Daddy loved the southwest scenery. He took us on so many camping trips thru TX, NM, AZ, UT my head still reels with all the images. But my most vivid memory was of traveling thru the desert, going thru a carved out hole in a rock and dropping off…

  • Greetings from Pinnacles National Park

    Keep wildlife wild! This spring break, I visited Pinnacles National Park for the first time. After the long car ride, my family and I had a picnic in a shaded area. There was a refreshing breeze and a few squirrels waiting nearby. We didn’t feed the squirrels though. Then, we…

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