Last week I spent four days exploring Yellowstone with a friend – it was my first time visiting our country’s first national park, established by Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant on March 1, 1872.
There were many highlights from the trip, including an unexpected snowstorm, resulting in a beautiful but precarious drive through the park, a dunk in Boiling River, and seeing BEARS (mamma and her two adorable cubs). Added bonus I shared these experiences with my friend, Lauren.
I continue to be inspired by the writing of conservationist, Ilan Shamir, who offers human advice from the perspective of our many natural wonders. It’s clear Ilan is on to something and the best advice does come from nature. So, following in his footsteps and reflecting on my time in the park, I put together a few words of wisdom I gleaned from Yellowstone. [Continue Reading]