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  • A New Year, a New Tree

    Year, Tree

    Dreaming of a subtropical Wyoming (source).p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Times New Roman'; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span. Read more

    Posted on 08 January 2017 OUTDOORS
  • More Story-telling Rocks

    More Story-telling Rocks

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    Posted on 03 January 2017 OUTDOORS
  • 2017 Wishes, Plans and a Resolution

    2017 Wishes, Plans Resolution

    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Times New Roman'; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} Life ahead.First … p.p1... Read more

    Posted on 29 December 2016 OUTDOORS
  • What Are These Rocks Telling Us?

    What These Rocks Telling

    “The heart of field geology is going up to rocks and getting them to tell you their stories” (source).Beneath us are hundreds of feet of rock, often in layers... Read more

    Posted on 19 December 2016 OUTDOORS
  • In Search of a Tree

    Search Tree

    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Times New Roman'; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} For almost a year I’ve followe... Read more

    Posted on 10 December 2016 OUTDOORS
  • A Pioneering Geologist on Uinta Plants

    Pioneering Geologist Uinta Plants

    Linosyris?p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Times New Roman'; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} Required reading... Read more

    Posted on 02 December 2016 OUTDOORS
  • About That Pipeline in Jesse Ewing Canyon …

    About That Pipeline Jesse Ewing Canyon

    Sequestration?p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Times New Roman'; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} Near the end of... Read more

    Posted on 22 November 2016 OUTDOORS
  • Devils Tower—What’s on Top? (updated)

    Devils Tower—What’s Top? (updated)

    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Times New Roman'; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} Devils Tower is so striking... Read more

    Posted on 15 November 2016 OUTDOORS
  • Back to the Misty Mountain

    Back Misty Mountain

    Is this the way?p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Times New Roman'; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} This month’s... Read more

    Posted on 11 November 2016 OUTDOORS
  • Surprise Geo-hike in the Eastern Uinta Mountains

    Surprise Geo-hike Eastern Uinta Mountains

    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Times New Roman'; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} Jesse Ewing Canyon down to... Read more

    Posted on 04 November 2016 OUTDOORS
  • Evolution of a Storyteller

    Evolution Storyteller

    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Times New Roman'; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} Several weeks ago, I was set... Read more

    Posted on 31 October 2016 OUTDOORS
  • Plant on a Pedestal

    Plant Pedestal

    Awe-inspiring!This month I’m making an oblique and tenuous segue from Tree-Following, for I have no news to report of my serviceberry. After a long vacation, al... Read more

    Posted on 11 October 2016 OUTDOORS
  • Glacial Beauty in the High Uintas

    Glacial Beauty High Uintas

    Glacial-sculpted quartzite in the high Uinta Mountains (answer to recent Geo-challenge).Fifty years ago this fall, I chose a topic for my first science paper. Read more

    Posted on 05 October 2016 OUTDOORS
  • Geo-challenge: Range? Rock? Process?

    Geo-challenge: Range? Rock? Process?

    Where is this immense gallery of scratched and polished carvings? Who was the sculptor? What was the clay?Ideas, answers? Please add a Comment below. A post wil... Read more

    Posted on 27 September 2016 OUTDOORS
  • Of Quartzite and Lily Pads

    Quartzite Lily Pads

    Hayden Peak, constructed of sandstone and quartzite masonry on a Cyclopean scale.“… the view of one of these mountain lakes, with its deep-green water and fring... Read more

    Posted on 18 September 2016 OUTDOORS
  • A Tree and a Rock

    Tree Rock

    This month I have no news about the serviceberry I’m following. I’m far from home, in a warmer drier land. So instead, here’s a report of a tree I came across o... Read more

    Posted on 12 September 2016 OUTDOORS
  • Stromatolite Pilgrimage

    Stromatolite Pilgrimage

    Mecca!Stromatolite Hike, my seventh post, was the one that got me hooked on blogging. It was the first one I was pleased with. Read more

    Posted on 01 September 2016 OUTDOORS
  • Beach-combing 11,000 Feet Above Sea Level

    Beach-combing 11,000 Feet Above Level

    My old friend Sparky, on an early Proterozoic beach in southeast Wyoming.West of Laramie, Highway 130 crosses the rolling grasslands of the valley bottom for... Read more

    Posted on 24 August 2016 OUTDOORS
  • The Night's Alluring Advertising

    Night's Alluring Advertising

    Oenothera nuttallii.I awoke in the middle of the night to a powerful fragrance emanating from the kitchen—a mix of jasmine and wintergreen and the benzyl... Read more

    Posted on 16 August 2016 OUTDOORS
  • Trees on a Fold

    Trees Fold

    “Forest” on Hutton Lake, next to pale sandstone outcrops. Pattern on lake is windblown waves.Intent on following my serviceberry tree, neglected since March, I... Read more

    Posted on 09 August 2016 OUTDOORS