Tuolumne Meadows Campground, Yosemite CA 10:35 PM: Necessary Field Fact: “S’more appears to be a contraction of the phrase “some more”. The first recorded version of the recipe can be found in the publication Tramping and Trailing with the Girl Scouts of 1927.”
Looney Bean Coffee, Mammoth Lakes, CA 11:49 AM: Reaffirming the idea that “recreation finds you, you don’t find recreation.”
395 South, CA 2:59 PM: Ominous in-car gasoline smell prompts Car Fire Evacuation Plan: 1) Grab Shot Film; 2) Leave car out of nearest door; 3) Get away from car.
Boise Casade Lake, ID 10:45 AM: It could be easily argued that the best observational standpoint for your toddler is not in the direct path of an American flag Speedo’ed rope swinging dynamo - i.e. when DJ Jazzy is going for the overall rope swing distance record, don’t stand in the way.
Bonneville Salt Flats, UT 10:14 AM: Yonder experiences and will be forced to deal with a non-consensual up-short sunburn brought on by the salts reflective ferocity.
Yonder Journal’s Brief for Day Nine—from the Bonneville Salt Flats —of the Western Recreation project is live HERE. We’re publishing daily for the rest of the month from the road, with Yakima and Poler.
Mill Creek Swimming Hole, Moab, UT 1:54 PM: A family is worried about and talking about the algae in the river giving them a disease, like what if they became zombies says one of the older sons?
Mt. Carmel Junction, UT 9:45 AM: I purchased a fifteen dollar Navajo Nations certified Dream Catcher from the White Mountain Trading Post in Mt. Carmel, Utah near south terminus/entrance to Zion National Park.