American Bison - the National Mammal

Our favorite places to see American Bison!

On May 9, 2016 the National Bison Legacy Act, H.R. 2908, was signed into law by President Obama.  With a stroke of a pen, the American Bison officially became the National Mammal of the United States and joined the Bald Eagle (National Bird), the Oak Tree (National Tree), and the Rose (National Flower) as official…

The beauty of Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park, South Dakota, USA

In honor of the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service (NPS), over the course of the year Live a Memory will highlight some of the wonderful Parks, Monuments, and Memorials that you can visit, enjoy, and cross off your Bucket List.  This week we will visit Badlands National Park! Imagine a land where skyscrapers,…

Radium Hot Springs, BC, Canada

It Must be a Sign!

When we head out on a road trip we typically rely on the wonderful road sign to get us to our destination and back. They tell us direction, give us distances, provide information (mostly useful – LOL), and help to make our journey quite a bit easier. Did you know that road signs were first…

National Park Service (NPS) logo

The 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service

On August 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed the act which created the National Park Service (NPS). The purpose of the NPS as described in the National Park Service Organic Act “is to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the…

What a Wonderful World

What a Wonderful World with David Attenborough

Whenever you watch this video you will end up with a smile on your face and a longing to see the wonders of nature.  So, whenever you can, soak in the Wonderful World around us!  Sir David – Thanks for making my day whenever I watch this. http://www.youtube.com/embed/auSo1MyWf8g?rel=0