Tag Archives: adventure

The Fish out of Water

7 Nov

Love mermaid


5 Unusual Destinations Within A Day’s Drive from Salt Lake City

29 Oct

salt lake city

Fly Geyser, Black Rock Desert, Nevada

Fly Geyser is not a natural phenomenon. It was created accidentally in 1964 from a geothermal test well inadequately capped. The scalding water has erupted from the well since then, leaving calcium carbonate deposits growing at the rate of several inches per year. The brilliant red and green coloring on the mounds is from thermophilic algae thriving in the extreme micro-climate of the geysers.  It’s not technically open to the public but who doesn’t like a little trespassing adventure?nevada

Bodie, California – Ghost Town

One of the most well-preserved ghost towns in America lies in the Rocky Mountains.  Bodie is unique because the homes are still furnished and the buildings are intact.  It’s almost like everyone int he town just stood up one day and walked out!

bodie building

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When you don’t have time for an Indiana Jones Adventure: Consider this Alternative

19 Oct

honeless man

Talk to someone new.  Make a friend outside of your usual friend group and see what happens! You might meet someone who has climbed Mt. Everest, written a book about how to knit afghans, or survived cancer.  Everyone has a story to share.

“What is a friend? I will tell you . . . . it is someone with whom you dare to be yourself.”  Frank Crane

**I saw this picture of a homeless man Alan Shapiro‘s website (he is an AMAZING photographer) and I knew that it needed to be paired with this quote.  Eat it up Pinterest!

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