Artist Point in Yellowstone

The picturesque ‘Artist Point’ is a palisade of cliffs on the south rim of the ‘Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone’ forming this astonishing view of the waterfall canyon. A closer view from Uncle Tom’s Trail Round-tailed Ground Squirrels?

Lodge at The Stanley in Estes Park, CO

I recently took a short road trip from Denver to finally visit Rocky Mountain National Park and was able to relax and spend the afternoon in Estes Park.  Stanley Hotel also hosted the horror novelist Stephen King and inspired him to write The Shining.  Although the mini series was filmed here, the actual movie was filmed at another resort…

Sisters

One of my favorite towns I passed through while in Oregon last fall was this little town.  Sisters, Oregon is a warm and friendly small country-western town in Deschutes County.  It is set in the perfect location just near Bend, Deschutes National Forest, and only a scenic 2 hour drive from Crater Lake NP.

Boneyard Beer

Don’t let the garage casual brewery fool you as this was one of our top favorite craft breweries in Bend.  I really liked the “Fuego Rojo” for a nice zing of spice to the lips.  It’s difficult to find a great hot pepper beer, but I was in luck here.It is hard to beat a…

The Dark Side of Chocolate

http://doalittlegood.com/shopforgood/ I really like this post and these websites that raise awareness that “thirdeyemom” has shared with everyone. I thought it would be a good idea to pass it on to my followers. Please read and check out the links and videos. Thirdeyemom Author’s note: This is a guest post by fellowONE Mom Chelsea Hudson…

Layers of Ice: Argentina’s Perito Moreno Glacier

Thinking about going here next year…would be quite a sight. Thirdeyemom Perhaps one of the most spectacular marvels of Mother Nature I’ve ever witnessed is the majestic Perito Moreno Glacier in Patagonia, Argentina. Spanning an area of 250 square kilometers/97 square miles and 30 km/19 miles in length, the sheer magnitude of this massive piece of layered ice is…

Crater Lake National Park

  Drove the entire perimeter of the park and stopped to photograph almost every angle of the beautiful sight.  My favorite part was the steep hike straight down to the water to a big rock where tourists stopped to enjoy a dip into the frigid water by leaping off of the rocks.  One brave guy even…

The Oregon Coast

I love this hemmed in hollow of a path leading out to Ecola State Park.My first view of Cannon BeachA local Cannon Beach brewery where I tried the Blackberry BeautyI drove on over to Astoria to check out a couple more breweries.  I decided to keep it to a light sampler of three with a…

The Blue Pool

I will post pictures of the trail as soon as they are ready.  I just couldn’t wait any longer to share this video!