Jimmy Smith reflects on first four days of autumn-winter ’12 RV journey


It’s only been four days on this year’s months-long autumn and winter RV journey … however time distorts when one boondocks only at forest service campgrounds without hookups.

No outside news interrupts quiet evenings watching wildlife descend to a river’s edge. No angry political ads destroy the tranquility of magnificent bison lumbering across a high mountain meadow.

Jimmy writes in ‘Another View’ about how these new memories tumble in with those from the past.

Photo: Jimmy Smith at dispersed Eagle Creek Campground above Gardiner, Mont., with Yellowstone National Park in the smokey distance. (Julianne G. Crane)

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