Tag Archives: Wyoming

Wyoming and the World Seen in a Flock of Sheep

Pet Travel Tuesday

Destination: Wyoming

Book: Shepherds of Coyote Rocks: Public Lands, Private Herds, and the Natural World (2012)

By Pamela Douglas Webster

Set in the American West while connected by spiritual kinship to sheep herders of the world, Cat Urbigkit’s Shepherds of Coyote Rocks serves as a sort of pastoral travelogue. Continue reading Wyoming and the World Seen in a Flock of Sheep

Choose Your Western Adventure

Family Travel Friday

Wyoming scenery, Photo Courtesy of Jennifer Close

Destination: The American West

Children’s Book:Westward Expansion – An Interactive History Adventure  by Allison Lassieur

Review by Jennifer Close

(Like Matinee Wednesday, when Jane Boursaw talked about Western Films, Jennifer is bringing us a book related to the Western Road Trip currently running at A Traveler’s Library.We’ve visited Northern Arizona, Nevada, and North Dakota. Next week we’ll be in southern Arizona and New Mexico.)

When I was younger some of my favorite books to read were those books in which you chose your own reading path. The reader chooses which direction to take by answering questions and following the directions at the bottom of the page. The choices determines what happens to the character. I would spend hours reading the books over and over, each time choosing a different path to take. Continue reading Choose Your Western Adventure

Yellowstone Ride Into Peril

Yellowstone, Wyoming on horseback

Book: Back of Beyond, by C. J. Box (NEW August 2, 2011) Note: I listened to the book on MacMillan Audio, read by Holter Graham. Simultaneously released in hardback by St. Martin’s Press.

Have you ever had a hankering to saddle up and ride into the back country of Yellowstone National Park? You might change your trip plans after you read Back of Beyond. On the other hand, the descriptions of the beauty and awe of the “back of beyond” wilderness might make you just move your plans a bit earlier. Continue reading Yellowstone Ride Into Peril