Monthly Archives: December 2015

Dirty Grey Horse

We’ve been having a lot of rain, thankfully the temperatures have been staying above freezing and it is a much welcome December rain.  Our neighbor has some beautiful grey horses and I was so surprised to look out this morning the see such a dirty grey horse.DSC02734

I looked out a little while later after the rain, and there was the beautiful CLEAN grey horse.

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Ok, Mr. Monte you got me on this one.  You put a sorrel in with the greys!!

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Elk Falls, KS

Elk Falls, is located in Elk County, KS.  It is named after the falls that are located near the town on the Elk River.  Elk Falls claims to be the World’s Largest Living Ghost Town with a population of approximately 100,  and also the Outhouse Capital of the World.

I love this sign that directs you to the falls.

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There is a well travel path that takes you from the bridge down to the river.

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This outhouse says it all!  Friday and Saturday before Thanksgiving they give outhouse tours.

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Buffalo National River, Arkansas

In 1972 the Buffalo River was declared a National River, one of the few remaining free-flowing, undammed river in the lower 48 states.  It originates at the highest part of the Boston Mountains of the Ozarks and flows 135 miles before joining the White River.  The National River is popular for camping, float trips, and fishing.  There are over 100 miles of hiking trails.  The best way to see the river are by the trails or a float trip.  I’m looking forward to a return trip to explore the river!

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Parker-Hickman Farmstead

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This looks like a trail tree!!

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Rocky Mountain Elk were introduced to the region a few years ago.  The herd now numbers around 800.

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Swan

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