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King Over the Thistles – White Sands New Mexico

Out here in white sands there’s not much for water or trees. So when you stand this tall, alone in the white, snow-like drifts of sand, you get to look down on the landscape. King of the shrubs, thistles and … Continue reading

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Winters End – Solder Summit Utah

What a beautiful place to spend the morning with my son. It was mid April and in the mountains of Utah there were still dotted with snow. We camped off Sheep Creek Road the previous night and I went out … Continue reading

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Calm at Firehole Spring – Yellowstone

Firehole Spring sparkles like a sky of deep blue turquoise, it’s inviting crystal clear water set flush to the earth like a giant hot tub. But beware, this is no swimming pool. The docile looking waters are nearly boiling, so … Continue reading

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Tufa Sunrise – Mono Lake CA

Gavin’s Journal Entry, 10/2010. We camped overlooking Mono lake last night. I think it’s rather a bad name for a lake, but it’s no less beautiful for that. I got there early, before the light. But the stone sang when … Continue reading

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Moon over Shattered Pines – Black Hills SD

We spent the last three nights camping in the Black Hills of South Dakota. I was up with the sun yesterday lurking in the shadows of morning and waiting for the light to turn magical. I drove a remote fire … Continue reading

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