Hot Springs in Thermopolis, Wyoming

Thermopolis, Wyoming is named for the mineral hot springs that bubble up out of the earth’s crust and into the pools at the edge of town. The hill overlooking the springs proudly proclaims the location of the “World’s Largest Mineral Hot Spring,” with bright white arrows pointing to it. I spent my childhood in Worland,…

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4th of July Parade in Cody, Wyoming

Cody is a frequent summer stop for tourists from all over the world on their way to Yellowstone. As a matter of fact, William “Buffalo Bill” Cody foresaw the impending traffic and that was one of the reasons he founded the town in 1895. The quaint town is nestled at the base of Hart Mountain…

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Wandering Deer in Cody, Wyoming

While in Cody, Wyoming to view the 4th of July Parade last Saturday, we were stuck in traffic and my mom’s car was involved in a little fender bender downtown. We called the police and waited on the sidewalk for the officer to arrive and fill out the paperwork. During the half hour it took…

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