POTW: American Bison

The American Bison (Bison bison), often referred to as the buffalo, is an iconic symbol of North America's natural heritage and a cornerstone species of the continent's history. These massive herbivores once roamed the plains, grasslands, and forests from Canada to Mexico, numbering in the tens of millions. The ecological significance of bison continues to … Continue reading POTW: American Bison

POTW: The Black Hills

The Black Hills is a sacred place rising from the great plains. We were fortunate to spend the Memorial Day holiday weekend in Custer, South Dakota. We traveled through Custer State Park in search of Bison and Burros. We headed north to Deadwood to ride our bikes along the George S. Mickelson Trial. In the … Continue reading POTW: The Black Hills

Memorial Day Weekend: Black Hills of South Dakota

The Black Hills of South Dakota welcomed us with a rainy cloak over the Memorial Day weekend. But the rain and thunderstorms did not entirely prevent us from exploring the unique, mesmerizing beauty of this place. It awed me (Stella) to the degree that the area felt religiously sacred to me. The land, once belonging … Continue reading Memorial Day Weekend: Black Hills of South Dakota