When summer classes at the U. were over we headed west to Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks plus on to British Columbia and Vancouver Island. A second honeymoon as it were. We were gone almost a month before returning to Minnesota and our next year of teaching.
It is the thoughts of Glacier National Park that come to mind on this Earth Day. There we camped and took hikes in the mountains, nature photography and a trail ride. Here the Troutbirders saddle up. Being born and raised city folks we were a little inexperienced in horsemanship.
(CNN) -- "As recently as 100 years ago, Montana's Glacier National Park had more than 150 glaciers throughout its more than one million acres.
With warmer temperatures and changes to the water cycle, scientists predict Glacier National Park will be glacier-free by 2030."
We've traveled a lot in the years since both near and far. And often talked of going back but the thought of an almost "Glacierless National Park" isn't very appealing. Here are a few more of our converted slides showing what it and we looked like in 1966.