June has been an amazing month. The blossoms hang heavy on the plants so meadows are bright with color and diversity. Arrowleaf Balsamroot shines on the hillsides giving everything a hue of bright yellow. With the solstice, days are long and many people are in Jackson Hole enjoying the parks, being outdoors, and experiencing nature's beauty. Earlier this … [Read more...] about Nature’s glory and chance to be with wolves
Why Bhutan? I do receive the question, why Bhutan? Well, it is a country that limits tourism, builds within parameters of sustainable development and preserves cultural values. The government protects the environment and the spiritual values of the predominant Buddhist population. The days flow with a state of harmony and presence. Bhutan has synergy- … [Read more...] about Why Bhutan?
Spring in Jackson Hole
Spring has made it to our small, secluded valley. Living in the mountains at 6400 feet means long winters. Daffodils and tulips have just started to bloom throughout town. Young spring wildflowers blanket the hillsides in southern parts of the valley. Aspen leaves have just matured and the valley is a vibrant green. Snow still dominates in the north and … [Read more...] about Spring in Jackson Hole
April in Grand Teton Park- grizzlies, pelicans, swans, elk and much more
April is considered off season in Jackson Hole. Locals journey to sunny spots. Restaurants offer discounts. Hotels close for spring cleaning. The town has a restful feel. It's the ideal month to drive into Grand Teton Park. Grizzles are moving and two sows with cubs frequent Oxbow Bend. I watched a cub dig for pocket gophers. Amazing how present animals … [Read more...] about April in Grand Teton Park- grizzlies, pelicans, swans, elk and much more
Spring is here!
The first day of Spring- March 20, 2013! In Jackson, it is snowing which is typical weather in March. It is a bit harder to see signs of spring when living in the mountains. Tulips, daffodils, and lilacs are a long ways off. Even so, changes are occurring. Bears have been seen for about a week so bear spray is needed when touring. Birds are migrating back … [Read more...] about Spring is here!