The Grand Tetons, Father’s Day Weekend 2011. That’s right we were there in June and there was still snow in the mountains. That year we left Rapid City and went to Jackson Hole, WY so we could see the Grand Tetons and Yellowstone.
As someone who has felt the wind on her check at the Wright Brothers Memorial. Who has seen the beauty of the Grand Tetons. Who has watched in awe as Old Faithful erupted at Yellowstone. Who has looked into the carved eyes of Washington, Lincoln, Roosevelt, and Jefferson at Mount Rushmore. Who has driven into the depths of the Badlands. Who has spent a lazy summer day in the Great Smokey Mountains. It saddens me deeply that these great treasures we know as our National Parks and Memorials are closed right now and others cannot take in their beauty too.