Unlike Yellowstone, Glacier National Park allows no motorized travel during the winter. If you want to explore, you’ll have to bundle up and start walking or gliding. Fortunately last Saturday was a pleasant 15 degrees, a heat wave compared to this whole week. I am curious as to where the liquid water comes from to […]
Jake was shot to death on Mother’s Day. It came as a surprise even though I had been mentally prepared for it for some time. I didn’t know when or where it would happen, but I did know “how”. It would be at the hands of my husband who had been hunting for a tom […]
Would You Hike in 5 Degrees? A Winter Hike in Glacier National Park
Before we had our traditional black-eyed peas and cabbage for New Year’s dinner, we took a hike in Glacier. It was about 5 degrees, so we knew to bundle up like the Michelin Man. It was a pretty busy afternoon near Fish Creek and as we headed out onto the trail, a group of gals […]
The Kalispell von Trapps on the "Oprah Winfrey Show"
The hills are alive with the sound of music With songs they have sung for a thousand years The hills fill my heart with the sound of music My heart wants to sing every song it hears. One of my laptops is getting older and slowing down. I thought by purging some old emails I […]
Glacier is in My Blood
In my article “100 years of Grandeur”, I refer to Mary Roberts Rinehart and her eloquent expressions of Glacier National Park. She said, “There is no voice in all of the world so insistent to me as the wordless call of these mountains. I shall go back. Those who go once always hope to go back. […]
Attack of the Marmots?
I Wanted to be Attacked by Marmots This may sound strange but I was actually looking forward to being attacked by marmots at Piegan Pass. Fending off these furry little critters can be kind of scary, though. They are just so darn fearless and their teeth are huge. I’m never quite sure if they are […]
Glacier National Park Centennial
One hundred years ago today on May 11, 1910, Glacier National Park was designated our nation’s 10th national park. For those of you that follow my blog, you know my affection for our nation’s parks and belief that they are all treasures. I encourage you to visit them and discover each one’s unique personality. […]