As we were driving home, it was sunny and 60 degrees - just a beautiful day. I said to Chris, "Let's just pack up and go to Jackson Hole for a night." You see, we live a short 2-3 hours from Jackson, WY and Grand Teton National Park, and in the almost 8 years that we've lived here, it has become one of our most favorite places to visit. I really think it's one of the most gorgeous places on earth. I would love to live there in a nice, big rustic log home with oodles of windows to see and enjoy all the wildlife and the beautiful landscape. Unfortunately, it costs an arm and a leg to live there, so as of right now it remains a pipe dream. At least we can go there and enjoy it a day or two at a time.
While we were there, Chris started receiving calls from work that he was needed for an investigation into an officer-involved shooting that happened last night, so as much as we would've liked to stay longer, we had to get back after basically just a 24-hour respite. Besides, the kids have school tomorrow anyway. Gosh. What's with life, schedules and responsibilities? I think I'm getting a bit antsy for summer vacation...
My three boys, with the Snake River in the background.
Me standing at a scenic overlook, the Tetons looming in the distance.
Willows in the spring.
A momma moose and her yearling eating willows on Moose-Wilson Rd.
I thought this was a cool picture of my Sam watching the moose pictured above from the car. :)
On our way home, we stopped to play and skip some rocks in the river.