|Photo taken from our back porch in Price, Utah.|
Canon EOS Rebel Digital with 500mm Tamron lens.
(Click on photo to enlarge.)
I hope everyone had a chance to witness this super lunar event on Saturday evening.
|This winning INDY car is front and center at the museum.|
Read the story below to learn of the extraordinary history of this car.
|Where it all began. Al and Bobby's father Jerry, ran a successful|
auto repair business in Albuquerque, where the boys developed
their proficiency for auto racing.
|Talent sometimes runs in families. Does your family|
possess its own special talent?
|You know how every elementary school kid's bedroom is filled with|
trophies—just for showing up? Well, you don't get a trophy just for showing
up at a professional auto race—you actually have to win the thing.
This room is full of trophies from the 200+ auto racing wins
belonging to the Unser family.
|One of the posters in the "artwork" room. I included this photo as a nod to|
the short-lived Detroit Grand Prix. I lived in Detroit for the inaugural run of this race.
Detroit is also the current home of the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America.
|Al Unser Jr.'s 1994 winning INDY car is in the museum.|
This model, under plexiglass inside the front door, is insured for
|The Unser Racing Museum welcomes visitors to sunny Albuquerque.|
|A Bristlecone Pine (left) frames the view from Bristlecone Ridge Trail.|
|Friends and dogs take a break along the steep path.|
|A post-hike picnic under the pines.|
|Tim surveys the Central Utah landscape from a rocky prominence|
along the trail.
|The trail continues for several miles past the Bristlecone Pine ridge.|
This meadow provides a quiet place for a rest stop.
|View of Monument Valley from our campsite.|
|Evening in our desert home.|
|Annie, out for her morning walk.|
|In the west we share our public lands—even these seemingly|
inhospitable locales—with cows.
|Where is John Wayne when you need him? Tim relaxes in the morning at|
our classic Western campsite (sans a cinematic cowboy).
|The Moki Dugway road inspires awe among tourists and travelers.|
|High above Valley of the Gods Annie poses on a ledge along the Moki Dugway road.|
|Elvis purchased this large house on 13 acres of land for ~$100,000 in 1957.|
Now, $100,000 buys little more than a fixer-upper in a bad part of town.
Actually, Graceland is in a bad part of town; the area of Memphis
surrounding the estate has fallen into sad disrepair.
|Lisa Marie remembers her father entertaining guests in the living room, and she remembers lively "jam" sessions around the piano.|
|After the tour, you can add your dollars to the Presley estate by purchasing souvenirs in the gift shop. I picked up a key chain and a few post cards, shown above. As per the card in the upper left corner, Elvis was known for his love of peanut butter and banana sandwiches.|
Here's a quick quiz: Can you name one single favorite sandwich of any popular entertainer today?
|A pair of Sandhill Cranes fly across the marsh in|
Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, New Mexico.
|The "Holy Ghost" panel, artwork from The Ancients.|
The Great Gallery, Canyonlands National Park, Utah.
|A group of Convict Tang swims by, off the waters|
of Kauai, Hawaii.
|A day at the beach in Ocean City, New Jersey.|
|Cathedral Valley Overlook, Capitol Reef National Park, Utah.|
|Half-Dome in Yosemite National Park.|
|Fisher Towers trail silhouette, near Moab, Utah.|
|The mountains of Southwestern Colorado, near Lake City. |
This was my original banner photo.
|In addition to travel, Tim and I enjoy gardening.|
These pictures are a montage of several year's worth of
jack-o-lanterns carved from our garden's pumpkins.
|The San Juan Mountains in Winter, near Lake City, Colorado.|
|Snowshoeing is a great winter activity in and around Lake City, Colorado.|
“Beware the Ides of March”William Shakespeare, from Julius Caesar, 1601