Montana and Wyoming – Big Horn / Bighorn / Little Bighorn

With an 80-mile-an-hour speed limit you would think that it wouldn’t take long to travel the 178 miles from Cheyenne to Casper, Wyoming, (the first leg of our drive to the Little Bighorn Battlefield) but as usual we found things to see along the way.  We still had the magnificent landscape with the vast plainsContinue reading “Montana and Wyoming – Big Horn / Bighorn / Little Bighorn”

Wyoming – Cheyenne is more than a rodeo.

If you are getting ready for a trip to Wyoming, you may want to consider reading C.J. Box’s series featuring Joe Pickett, a Wyoming Game Warden who is passionate in his love of both nature and his family.  He is a good, clean-cut guy who manages to get himself involved in all sorts of complicatedContinue reading “Wyoming – Cheyenne is more than a rodeo.”

Nebraska – Lincoln Capitol Art and Architecture

Well satisfied and very impressed with Omaha’s cultural heritage, we drove west to Lincoln, Nebraska, to visit the State Capitol and the State Museum.  At the Nebraska State Museum we enjoyed the large-scale reprints of historic photos of life in the early territory.  The photos brought Willa Cather’s writing to mind, especially My Antonia withContinue reading “Nebraska – Lincoln Capitol Art and Architecture”