Sunday, May 20, 2012

Back In The Caldera

It’s been eleven days and 790 miles since my last post (does it sound like I’m confessing some grave sin here?). Well, I had to get where I was going, and I did travel 2oo sightseeing miles out of my way to get there. Plus it’s hard to type in a tent when an Idaho wind is threatening to blow you all the way to Kansas. 

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City of Rocks, Idaho

Finally, though, I made it. I am where I’m supposed to be for the summer. I could say I chose this date of a southwestern US solar eclipse  (which I will sadly not be in the direct path of) as some sort of cosmic re-entrance into the blogosphere. Actually the decision was pretty much random – I sat down at the table in my warm and funky government housing apartment this morning and started pounding out a post. There will be much more to come – I just wanted to get this little bit out. My computer is all set up and my camera has lots of extra batteries. 

I am back in the Yellowstone caldera!

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Me and my shadow at West Thumb Geyser Basin

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    1. I'm working on it, Larry! Went hiking today in search of the elusive Yellowstone two-lipped beaver... Stay tuned!

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  2. Welcome home. I took photos of the eclipse for you and will try to post soon. Busy here at the canyon. But you know how that goes.

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    1. Looking forward to your photos, Gaelyn. Very too bad that I was not in a good spot to view it here in northerly YELL.

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