Tuesday, July 16, 2013

One Bug, Two Bug, Red Bug, Blue Bug

On Saturday, I hiked to Storm Point while K worked. Found those cool bugs. Wonder what they are. The flowers were incredibly fragrant near Indian Pond. On clear days, you can see the Tetons from Yellowstone. K got off work and we headed for Grand Teton National Park Saturday afternoon. We camped at Gros Ventre (pronounced "Grow-Vant...like want"). We discovered that GRTE has an historic Mormon district called "Mormon Row." This is where that famous 100 year old Moulton barn that appears on multitudinous calendars, checkbooks, and return address labels is--with the Tetons in the background. In fact, on Sunday morning, the speakers in Church were descendents of the Moultons and told us the whole family history. You can go to the fundraiser this Saturday to help get that barn restored so it will still stand for another hundred years.

On Sunday, we drove up Gros Ventre Canyon and found The Wedding Tree, a place where all the locals get engagement photos taken with the Tetons in the background. It's not on a map, but K found it in a guide book--short walk from the pull-out. We also drove up to the Red Hills and the Slide area.


  1. The place names of Yellowstone are fascinating - makes me want to know the history of every single one of them. And that blue bug was STUNNING! How gorgeous!

  2. P.S. I love the way I can click on one of your pictures and see it up close. Great photos, Jo!