This Magical Place

To be whole. To be complete. Wildness reminds us what it means to be human, what we are connected to rather than what we are separate from.

Terry Tempest Williams

Bison silhouette

Bison silhouette in Lamar Valley

I could blog for another week or two on the beauty and majesty of my recent trip to Yellowstone. But, I will be back, with more experiences and more stories, and so I post this one last blog from the trip with a few of my favorite images.

Mule Deer

Mule Deer in marshy area in Lamar Valley

aspen grove

Aspen grove in Beartooths

Black Bear in creek

Black Bear in creek near Roosevelt

Yellow-headed Blackbird

Yellow-headed Blackbird male at Floating Island Lake

Bighorn Sheep lamb on cliff

Bighorn Sheep lamb on cliff in Gardiner Canyon

Bison swimming Lamar River

Bison swimming Lamar River near the Confluence

elk skull and antlers

Elk skull and antlers in Little America

Gray Wolf at Soda Butte Creek

Gray Wolf at Soda Butte Creek

Bison calf resting

Bison calf resting

Bison at pool in Little America

Bison at pool in Little America

Mountain Bluebird at nest cavity

Mountain Bluebird at nest cavity in Little America

But if one steps off the road, even a few hundred feet, and listens, there is a calm to the land, a certain wild rhythm, that is closer to the surface than in most places.

Renee Askins

8 thoughts on “This Magical Place

  1. I am mesmerized by your photos. I have never visited Yellowstone and can clearly see what I have been missing all these years. I am also enjoying the quotes you include Mike. Thank you!

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