Soda Springs, Idaho
Soda Springs, Idaho has made a name for itself by turning a small natural hot spring in the area into a full fledged, albeit man made, geyser. Some inspired entrepreneurs tried to market soda water (under the brand name Idan-ha) by drilling for carbon dioxide from a spring near town, kegging the gas, and carbonating local water in the bottle. This turned out to be a bad idea, as the gas was...
Fall Panorama Roundup
Fall is panorama time - ok, well, everyday is panorama day - so here are a couple recent big images. The top two are from a recent venture into the McCain/Palin stronghold of southeastern Idaho (on the opening day of deer hunting season, no less). Pictured is Bear Lake, complete with its abnormally blue-green waters, and a (190 megapixel) early morning outside the forest service cabin in Idaho...
Moon and Other Spheres
Something like a Christo installation.
First Day Of Snow
To celebrate the first snow in town (Salt Lake City, 2008) here is an old photo from the Teton Valley area depicting two men in a horse drawn sleigh. The sleigh is a low slung type typically used for hauling freight or timber, as opposed to a passenger sleigh for jaunting across the Russian countryside.
The Night The Plants Attacked!
So I was just minding my own business, and the papas grass in the front yard attacked me. Luckily, it turns out not to be a green hand grenade, but this katydid. In many ways-even considering my sedentary lifestyle-the katydid does a better job of imitating a plant than I could.
Cowboys on the Plains
A dozen cowboys out on the plains. See below for a detail.