Discover Prompt 21: Instrument

You do have to be careful with your voice. It is an instrument. Elvis Costello This week, April 18-26, has been designated as a time to celebrate the 58 national parks in the United States through National Park Week and to remember that we can be instruments of change. As we pay tribute, even virtually, […]

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Valley of hoodoos -- Bryce Canyon National Park

Hoodoo you love? Bryce Canyons National Park

To say that each of the national parks in Utah is unique wouldn’t be an untrue statement at all.  But we wondered, before we actually traveled there, how could rock in one park in the same state be so different from that in another park? Arches has well, its arches, of course. Canyonlands has not […]

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Ribbons of color at Grand Staircase-Escalante

An elemental expanse: Grand Staircase Escalante

If you’re thinking Grand Staircase-Escalante is just another Out West pass-through, pretty place, think again.  With over 1.9 million acres of vast wilderness, Grand Staircase-Escalante amazes you with its grandeur, formations, and ribbons of color unlike any you see at other national parks. Since the Escalante River area was one of the last in America to […]

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Discovering Boise: The Art of Ward Hooper Gallery

Pushing back from the table at Goldy’s in Boise, Idaho, where we devoured a bountiful breakfast on our snowy day off  wasn’t easy.  After all, the coffee was warm, and the server kept pouring!  (Read more about Goldy’s here.) But the urge to explore downtown Boise kicked in, and we found ourselves on Idaho Street […]

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