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Finding South Dakota

My husband and I are opposites in a lot of ways. As you can imagine with this reality over 11years of marriage we’ve carefully honed the fine art of compromise. 1,549 more words


Fifth Wedding Anniversary Part II: Mount Rushmore and More

If you recall the Fifth Wedding Anniversary Trip Part I, Adlai and I traveled to South Dakota for five days to celebrate our anniversary. After a good night sleep on our inexpensive Target air mattress, we walked to the Mountain Grill for breakfast. 1,618 more words


Little Critters Out West

Marmots, a Jack Rabbit, Prairie Dogs, and a Golden Mantle Ground Squirrel were all recently spotted in South Dakota and in Wyoming.  I snapped these pictures of various (really cute) rodents while on my vacation in Custer State Park, South Dakota and in the magnificent Yellowstone National Park.   139 more words

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Out of the blue

Long before the sunrise photographers arrive, the world is beautiful. The details are subdued, the air is still, and I like to imagine how the light will fall on the landscape and reveal the scene. 634 more words


Mountain Bluebirds

We drove through the Wildlife Loop a number of times during our stay in Custer State Park. We frequently saw Mountain Bluebirds as we drove past the park airport. 37 more words

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Hunting Buffalo

With all of the rain in South Dakota we spent more time than expected looking for buffalo. We drove the Wildlife Loop several different times before we were close enough to photograph buffalo. 166 more words

Wildlife Photography