Settling or camping?

Wagon on display at Wyoming Welcome Center

Isn’t it interesting how years ago when the western part of the United States was being settled, they had their share of camping. Do early settlers compare with modern campers?

Settlers must have been mobile campers for sure. Wagons filled with commodities, sleeping in the open wild; exploring ever-changing terrain, using gifts of strong and mild.

Camping display at Wyoming Welcome Center

Campers may come and go, explore on foot, motor – through heat and snow.

One is necessary to begin new life, the other for pleasure, to ease the strife.

Explore if we will, love the land, embrace life around, protect life with a zeal.

These thoughts were generated from visiting the Wyoming Welcome Center during a recent visit there.

Blessings along the Way!


13 thoughts on “Settling or camping?

  1. At first, it sounds a lot more rough than “camping” but they it’s not like they left central heat A/C and their Internet connections behind.

    This was a fun post, Ron.

    1. I hope you can. It is beautiful. Yellowstone was a little crowded and spread out. Iโ€™ll post a number of stories in the near future. Thanks. ๐Ÿ™‚

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