My Labor Day seemed to go quite quickly yesterday. We had lots of rain and thunderstorms throughout the park, and keeping power on was becoming an issue. Yesterday morning at 6:10 AM most of the park was completely without power. … Continue reading Labor Day Surprises
I can’t believe that I’m already halfway done with my season here at Yellowstone National Park. It’s been going by really fast and I’ve definitely reached the point where my brain doesn’t wish to hold any more information. While I’m … Continue reading Mid-Season Update – I’m already halfway done?!
As I drove through the Bridge Bay Campground in the government vehicle, dressed in my Ranger uniform, I was blessed with seeing visitors camping. I was witnessing small moments that these people may remember for a long time, just as … Continue reading The Memories of Camping
Living in a National Park has a few downfalls, but has many perks! For one thing, I have some pretty neat neighbors! These photos I took out my back window. Some I took through my binoculars. Most often my “neighbors” are … Continue reading Some (Hopefully) Friendly Neighbors
On President’s Day, J and I went for an hiking adventure with one of his friends. We drove to Wintergreen Resort located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Central Virginia. The resort has lots to offer during every season including skiing, hiking, archery, spa treatments, a zip line, and many more! There are many different hiking trails, and we decided to head down a popular trail “The Plunge”, and then down the perimeter trail (Brimstone Trail) for a ways to view a waterfall! In total it was probably only two miles or less, but with the steep terrain, and having to … Continue reading When a little hike through 16″ of snow feels like a big hike.