Sculptures of Grand Junction, Colorado

Dalton Trumbo in Bathtub Sculpture, Grand Junction

Grand Junction is the largest city on Colorado’s Western Slope with a population of around 150,000. Native Americans lived and hunted in this area for thousands of years. Europeans first settled here in the 1880s at the junction of the Colorado River (then called the Grand River) and the Gunnison River, thus the name Grand […]

Idaho: Natural Beauty and Boundless Recreation

Hells Canyon, Idaho

Idaho may be one of least well-known states even though it’s an outdoor paradise. It reminds me of Colorado when I lived there as a child. Then I could go almost anywhere in the mountains, anytime of the year, and it wasn’t crowded. I don’t know how long it’s going to last in Idaho, but […]

Montana Rocky Mountains, Glacier National Park & Kootenai Falls

Blackfeet Warrior on Horse Statue

Western Montana, stretching from the borders of Wyoming and Idaho to Canada, is a gem of the Rocky Mountains. The beauty of the landscape is often used for film and television. It’s sparsely populated, so exploring the state by car, RV, motorcycle, bicycle, and by foot can be meditative and relaxing. With the tall mountains, […]