S: Volcanic Voyage: Summer 2011
BC: "Life is a great adventure...accept it in such a spirit" - Theodore Roosevelt
1: EMBARKING ON A SUMMER FAMILY
3: Zach and I started off the summer driving up to Maine. We stopped at Mammoth Cave and took the Historic Tour including Fat Man's Misery and Tall Man's Agony
4: We stopped by Abraham Lincoln's Birthplace and Childhood Home National Historical Parks in Kentucky quite by accident- we wanted out of a traffic jam!
5: LIFE IS A JOURNEY, NOT A DESTINATION. | RALPH WALDO EMERSON | I WALK SLOWLY, BUT I NEVER WALK BACKWARD ABRAHAM LINCOLN
6: Another Junior Ranger Badge! | Center: Birthplace cabin Top Right: Boyhood Home
7: I was amazed and very proud of how well Zachary took in the history of the site. | Atop the Pennsylvania Monument at Gettysburg | Gettysburg
9: 5 | 287 | Time to head for Mt. Rainier! Sites along the way including bridge over the Rio Grande where we picked up a few fossils!
10: First stop- Mesa Verde in southwest Colorado. | We took the Cliff Palace Tour in the early morning.
11: Each of us went to a different state...
12: WE WANDER FOR DISTRACTION, BUT WE TRAVEL FOR FULFILLMENT. | HILAIRE BELLOC
13: NATURAL BRIDGES National Monument
14: CAPITOL REEF National Park | Trail Rides! Hiking! Fun at the Reef
19: GREAT BASIN | National Park | Lehman Cave
20: We got certificates that we survived the loneliest road in America! We played on Sand Mountain too. | Views from along Highway 50- the "Loneliest Road in America"
21: HALF THE FUN OF TRAVEL IS THE ESTHETIC OF LOSTNESS.
22: Jen joined us for the Columbia River Gorge | Vista House | Latourell Falls | Horsetail Falls | Multnomah Falls | Vista House | Wahkeena Falls | OREGON
23: The Falls: Horsetail, Latourell, & Wahkeena | Multnomah Falls 611 feet tall!
24: Mount Hood: Ski School...in JULY!! | Ping pong at Timberline Lodge
25: Oregon Caves National Monument. We stayed at the Oregon Caves Chateau
27: Good times Crater Lake National Park
29: We watched fireworks from Fort Vancouver NHS
31: Mt. St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. Hummocks trail hike
33: Paradise Inn
34: N A R A D A F A L L S
35: Y e a r of the F O X
36: Trail of the Shadows: Longmire
37: Emmons Moraine Trail
38: Fun on the mountain
39: MT. RAINIER | The Many Faces of...
40: Grove of the Patriarchs | Emmons Glacier
42: Paradise Park Trails: Alta Vista Point
44: We had snow showers in July! | Snow
45: Parting Shots: -Rock Slide -Tatoosh Range -Victorious Hikers -Beaver Work at Longmire
46: Olympic National Park
47: Hoh Rain Forest Hall of Mosses Trail
48: We played at Second Beach for quite a while
49: Yes, we went through Forks | Zach, Ashley, Grace, Tucker, Johna, Max
50: Jen flew back home. Zachary, Ashley, and I continued the adventure to North Cascades | Diablo Lake
51: - Grand Coulee Dam - Rainbow in Eastern Washington - North Cascades National Park
52: Caves Trail: Indian Tunnel (3 in center) North Crater Flow Spatter Cones
53: Golden Spike NHS
54: Linked 2,000 miles of Union Pacific & Central Pacific railroad track May 10, 1869. 10 miles in 1 day a record
55: Last stop.. Aspen and Danielle's new home