Saturday, April 30, 2011
Sunday, April 24, 2011
So we just beetled it down the road. As soon as we got to lower elevations the snow turned to rain... and within an hour we were out of the rain. It was a pretty good travel day.
We found the local Chamber of Commerce Information Centre, but it closed at 3:00 on Saturday. But right next to it was a park beside the Snake River, so we parked the car and started to look around. Lots of people were enjoying the park with their family...
"This display is not meant to endorse any particular system of religious beliefs or intrude into matters of religious worship. As a historical precedent, the Ten Commandments represents one of man's earliest efforts to live by the rule of law. Many of these ancient pronouncements survive in our jurisprudence today."
I was impressed at how tactfully this was done.
In fact, this city has operated a municipal electric generation system since 1900... Idaho Falls Power. check it out!
Friday, April 22, 2011
It is certainly a place I will want to return to.
"I believe that there is a subtle magnetism in Nature, which, if we unconsciously yield to it, will direct us to aright." -Henry David Thoreau
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Apparently the Century plant only blooms once in 25 years... and then completely dies.
To see more photos taken at Arizona National click here. Or to see more desert flower photos taken here last week click here.
"I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers."