Summer 1981: Bob heard through the Park grapevine that old time Thorofare Ranger, Bert McLaren was in our area. A pilgrimage ride to his camp was a must. We'd spent many hours reading Bert's log book entries and were anxious to meet the man. We weren't disappointed...an afternoon of good conversation 'round the campfire talking of horses, the Park Service and the wild and beautiful Thorofare.
I wore that tee shirt until it was rags. It sported my motto: "You have to kiss a lot of frogs before you meet your handsome prince." So true, I thought. Then I met my handsome prince!