A Job in Yellowstone

One morning, Tom and I were sitting outside at Grammy and Grampy’s house. Tom was talking on his phone, and he was really excited. After he hung up, he announced: “I got a job in Yellowstone!”. Tom seemed very happy about this, so, of course, I was too. Things started going wrong almost right away. … Read more

Washington State

The waters off the rocky coast of Juan De Fuca Straight merge with the morning fog. A lone seagull flies through the scene, above the rocks and patches of seaweed.

It was just a short ferry ride from Vancouver Island to Port Angeles in Washington. But, we left late and it was already nighttime when we landed. At first the border guards wanted to search our den-on wheels. By the time they changed their mind, it was almost midnight. Luckily, Tom planned ahead to stay … Read more

The Canadian Rockies

Honeymoon Lake sits at the foot of the Endless Chain Ridge in Jasper National Park.

While we were on our way North to Alaska, we drove past some tall, snowy peaks that looked a lot like those in Colorado. Tom said, “Those are the Canadian Rockies. Maybe we’ll stop there on the way back.” So, after we got our den-on-wheels fixed, Tom decided it was time to go for a visit. … Read more