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July 30 2010

02:51

Day Two…Lava Hot Springs…

On Hiway 30 in Nevada very near the confluence of idaho and utah


Kampin at the KOA in Lava Hot Springs Idaho

A comparatively short drive today from Wendover to Lava Hot Springs in Idaho. Just a quick post for now…Newell and I are out on the porch of our “Kampin Kabin” at the KOA. Sipping wine and solving the problems of the world. Hopefully I’ll have time when I get up to Jeanie’s (my sister) place I can sit down and catch up.

On the Agenda: what we discussed (from round hay bales to imagining infinity to how are mountains formed) and finally some video!


July 29 2010

13:24

Day one…

California to Utah. Day One was the longest drive day we have planned…but it was still visually rich.

From the lush Central Valley up into the towering trees in the gold country foothills where Newell lives…then over the Sierra Nevada range and across countless miles of Nevada desert.

An ever changing palette…from hot and dry to THUNDERSTORMS!!! Whooheee! Tape to be posted tonight hopefully. The first hint of recent rain came with the strong scent of desert sage. We could see the storm brewing miles before we hit it and when we met the downpour was so torrential that we could barely see the road. The windshield wipers tried in vain to keep up with the waterfull from above. Lighting clashed and thunder rumbled, creating a true multimedia experience.

A refreshing change from the endless summer that is California.

And then the calm…th


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