Monthly Archives: September 2010

Last Post: Sunday Morning Creek and Ancient Ocean Floor

Tomorrow, I head back home to Guilford, CT. Tonight, we’re staying in the same place we stayed my first night—the Trails End Motel in Sheridan, WY—where freight trains howl along the tracks at the edge of the lot. Our last … Continue reading

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Home on the Range

Wyoming is a state with two landscapes. There are pine-covered mountains where patches of snow never melt, and there are miles of sagebrush and cactus where even big creeks go dry. Luckily for me, I get to see both, since … Continue reading

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High Alpine

We’re camped at the highest point on the trip. This means the sun is strong, the pasta takes “high altitude” directions to cook, the temperature drops below freezing, and the sky at night is tangled with stars. This is our … Continue reading

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T-rex and Thunder Snow

After returning from a two night hike, all of us are in need of a good breakfast and clean laundry. Luckily for us, Pistol Pete’s Café (where waffles, jackalopes, and T-rex vie for attention) is right across the street from … Continue reading

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