Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Mountains, Animals, and Miles on the Car



DBS and I spent two wonderful weeks touring a smattering of the western National Parks, including the Badlands, Grand Tetons, Yellowstone, Glacier, and Theodore Roosevelt. We slept in our tent a total of 12 times, which made us even more grateful to the people we stayed with (Dan's high school pal, Dan's former boss, and one of my college roomies). We splurged on a hotel only once, but on ice cream several times. We saw a bull moose, a grizzly bear, hundreds of bison, and mountain goats. We got slap happy in the car on our way to Idaho, were 20 miles from being in Washington State, and drove over 4000 miles.

We had a blast.

Now we're home, and we've hit the ground running. It's back to OWLS for Dan (although it has moved to a different location), and on to student teaching for me. Welcome back to the real world!

3 comments:

Jill said...

Wow, Hilary!

It's cheaper to splurge on ice cream than on a hotel. :)

Hilary said...

All the more reason to eat ice cream!

Laura said...

OWLS?! Is Dan at Hogwarts?!