… in Cisco, Utah. I bought fuel at this long-dormant station for about 35 cents/gallon in 1968.
… in the Nevada outback off Route 93.
… on the side of a defunct motel along Route 93 in eastern Nevada.
… in a street-side window in Austin, Nevada, USA …
… on Robinson Summit (7,559 feet) in eastern Nevada along Route 50.
… the railroad. Here, along Route 233 in northeastern Nevada.
… an isolated ranch east of Scipio, Utah …
… in Cisco, Utah. This was once a gasoline station where I bought fuel in 1968 en route to Alaska (the long way) for the first time.
… of automotive times gone by in an arroyo in the deserted village of Wilkins, Nevada.
Last spring, a close friend expressed growing stress and anxiety over an undertaking yet to come. I asked her to write her stress and anxiety on a small, white card and sign it. I put the card in my wallet. A few weeks later, at semester’s end, I drove to the Sun Tunnels in northwestern Utah. I buried the card there. My friend completed her undertaking brilliantly.
… I decided not to drive across because research argued it was more than a century old.