In my last post, I talked about the grandeur of the West and that theme will continue today as we make our way through Montana and Wyoming. Beginning the day in Great Falls, MT, we continued our westward trek through countryside that is so vast as to be unimaginable to us folks from the populated South.
Magpie, a bird I'd never seen, and you know how happy that makes me, don't you?
I think one of the things that was so remarkable is how vast the landscape is. That song, I Can See for Miles kept running through my head.
This my friends, looked to be a very dusty operation.
According to this, it is a small city of 36,000 people who make better wages than you might expect. When I look up places, my favorite entry is the "notable people" section because it constantly amazes me that people who do interesting things with their life oftentimes come from tiny places. Is this the American Dream we speak about?
I couldn't wait to get on the road the following morning because our next stop was Devils Tower. What pray tell is this thing of which I speak? Well, according to the National Park service website it is not only astounding, and the first National Monument in the United States. Hilly, winding roads lead you there with Bruce catching sight of it long before we arrived as it rises way above the surrounding landscape.
Seeing the valley below was pretty awe-inspiring as well.
Here are the dry facts about such a thing, and here is what it looks like.
Then it was back on the road again.
In our 45th year of marriage, we are going to bloom where we are planted and that is in our new space in Orlando which will be easy to do. I'd almost forgotten that this place is like living in a resort that you never have to leave!