Monthly Archives: February 2013

Our National Scenic Trails

As far as National Scenic Trails are concerned (and for these purposes I’m not including National Historic Trails or National Recreation Trails), there are currently 11 in existence (three of them were added as recently as 2009).  They represent some … Continue reading

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Seldom Seen

I just finished reading a book titled Seldom Seen – A Journey into the Great Plains by Patrick Dobson.  The book is a personal narrative, and tells the story of the author who sets out on a walking journey from … Continue reading

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High, Wide, and Handsome

February’s Flickr Gallery will take us south from Grasslands National Park into eastern Montana.  This part of Montana, east of the Rockies, makes up about two thirds of the state, and consists of rolling terrain dotted here and there with … Continue reading

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City Limits

Not to long ago, I flew from where I live now (Colorado) to where I grew up (Minnesota). I was excited about the trip for the usual reasons – a chance to escape the daily grind, as well as a … Continue reading

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