the wandering chick
The Badlands of South Dakota
The Mormon Temple, Salt Lake City's Temple Square
The Lower Antelope Slot Canyon, near Page, Arizona
Texas' State Capitol grounds, Austin
A garden of the Fairmont Banff Springs Lodge, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
Spring flowers on the grounds of the Miramont Castle, Manitou Springs, Colorado
The Skagit County tulip fields, Washington
The calm waters around Orcas Island, Washington
The lobby of the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
The inner harbor, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
The Tower of Babel, Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs, Colorado
West of Page, Arizona, in the Lee's Ferry-Vermillion Cliffs area are wonderful hiking trails. This one is Paria Canyon.
The view of the mountains of Glacier National Park, Montana, from a helicopter. Tours are available.
Moss-covered trees create a natural arch over the street, St. Augustine, Florida
The early morning mist rises off the lake on Pyramid Island, Jasper National Park, Canada
A seagull sits on a post on a trail high on a bluff overlooking the Dungeness Loop, Olympic Peninsula, Washington
The bridge at Deception Pass, Whidbey Island, Washington
At Natural Bridge in the Yoho National Park, British Columbia, Canada.
Tioga Lake in early June before all the ice melted, Yosemite National Park, California
Huge, unique pieces of driftwood collect on the beach of the Dungeness Spit on Washington's Olympic Peninsula.
The mountain peaks rise out of the fog over the lake on Pyramid Island, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
Seattle's aquarium on Elliott Bay
A popular resort on Washington's Olympic Peninsula is the Lake Crescent Lodge. Here, the sunroom offers stunning views of the lake.
Trail Ridge Road travels east and west across Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado
The rugged mountains above Lake Moraine in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
A light snow falls on the autumn-colored mountains of Crested Butte, Colorado
A monument to horses comes alive near the Gingko Petrified Forest State Park, off Highway 90 in Washington
NOT a monument are these spirited horses frolicking in a pasture off Echo Basin Road in Mancos, Colorado.
Admirality Cove, Whidbey Island, Washington
Taken from Hermit's Rest, a pullover on Highway 92 overlooking Morrow Point Reservoir, headed toward Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Colorado, on the West Elk Scenic Loop
Wildfowl Lake, a glacial-fed lake, on Canada's Icefield Parkway between Banff and Jasper national parks.
Crested Butte, Colorado, after a snow dusting in the mountains
Rialto Beach, on the Pacific coast of the Olympic Peninsula, Washington
Colorado's Highway 9 between Breckrenridge and Cañon City
Lake Powell on the Arizona-Utah border north of Page, Arizona
A stand of aspens on the Crater Lake Trail at the Maroon Bells in Colorado
Colorado's Maroon Bells near Aspen
One of my favorite places in all my travels has become Echo Basin Road outisde Mancos, Colorado.
A great blue heron is one of several guarding a nest in a cottonwood tree on Lake Roosevelt, Arizona.
A flower pot full of color graces the porch of the Grand Lake Lodge, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado.
The now bowl-shaped Mt. St. Helens looms over Silver Lake, Washington.
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