Falling into Winter around Missoula – 2012

I enjoy the changes of seasons, not just that we have season in MT, all of which I enjoy, but I enjoy the transition from one season to another.

As autumn “falls” into winter, there are so many beautiful sights to enjoy.

Fly fishermen enjoying the fine fall day in the Clark Fork River […]

Yellowstone, October 18-21, 2012

The family and I enjoyed a four day fall weekend in Yellowstone National Park October 18-21, 2012.

The Park was relatively quiet. The fires of September weren’t kicking up smoke, the elk rut was winding down, migratory birds had largely departed, the bears were playing hard to find… But, of course, there was still […]

Yellowstone September 16, 2012

On this day I would have to head home — but not before having some more fun in the Park.

I pulled up my tent stakes and packed up, then headed south from the Norris Campground as far as the Gibbon Meadows. I caught a quick glimpse of a grizzly bear through the morning […]

Yellowstone September 15, 2012

Last full day in the Park(s) for this trip.

I started the day by heading east over the Norris-Canyon Road. I took the Virginia Cascades drive and stopped for another morning photo from the meadow above the cascades. On this morning, fog and smoke from the Cygnet Complex fires combined for a surreal sunrise.