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The Limits of Landscape, Sweetwater County Edition

Green River from Expedition Island, where John Wesley Powell launched the expedition that would bring him down the Grand Canyon.

This morning I drove to Green River to visit the archives at the Sweetwater County Historical Museum. 456 more words

Dispatches

Interstate 80: Basin and Range

I’m back in Rock Springs, Wyoming to research my next book. I drove up yesterday, five hours if you don’t include the lunch stop in Laramie, 350 miles almost entirely of basin and range lands. 398 more words

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Day 6: Rock Springs, WY – Salt Lake City, Utah


Our hotel in Rock Springs, ‘My Place’, was a bare bones brand new hotel that believed in reserving “frivolous” amenities like free breakfast in favor of kitchenettes in every room with which we were fine. 646 more words

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Day 5 - Casper, WY – Rock Springs, WY and Independence Trail

We had complimentary breakfast at the Hilton and it was a good spread that included made to order pancakes, omelettes, eggs, bacon, and sausages. Since J was very hungry, before I fed him anything else, I tried giving him some watermelon and pineapple and he actually took a few bites of both for the first time. 614 more words

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Chapter 5: Motel 666...

***DISCLAIMER***  I hate using the number combination in any circumstance, for just the combination of numbers disturbs me every time it’s uttered.  However, I truly believe our experience is a true representation of the number, therefore must be described as such… 2,169 more words

Chapter 4: Careful with the Benz Zack...

In Wyoming, nobody can hear you scream…

“Oh no!” cried Bill. The tone of his voice combined with the amount of driving we had already accomplished created a high probability of an unbecoming scenario. 1,869 more words

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