Texas – Orange: The Stark Family Legacy

We’d been looking forward to this day for eleven years.  We were finally on our way to Orange, Texas, to visit the Stark Museum of Western Art.  What an odyssey we set for ourselves when we picked up the “Museums West” brochure and decided to visit each of the Western Art museums in the association.  Continue reading “Texas – Orange: The Stark Family Legacy”

Montana – Havre Beneath the Streets

Some days there are a lot of miles between stops, so when a town presents itself we take a little time to cruise its main streets and business district to see what we might discover.  Chinook, Montana, has a population of about 1,200 and is the county seat.  It also won our award for havingContinue reading “Montana – Havre Beneath the Streets”

Montana – Fort Benton: “Birthplace of Montana”

Leaving Glacier, we angled down Route 89 back to Great Falls, making a complete oval in our route because we wanted to visit Fort Benton.  After that, we planned to continue on to Harve then drive across the top of Montana on Route 2, which would have us driving due east just miles from theContinue reading “Montana – Fort Benton: “Birthplace of Montana””

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.”