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Posts tagged “southern Wyoming

a big sky …


… in southern Wyoming.

the risks of littering …


In Wyoming, the state fines you for littering … and then sends a storm after you.

death by Interstate …


… in Table Rock, Wyoming.



… at Table Rock, Wyoming.

messages …


… along I-80 in Table Rock, Wyoming.

a lookout …


… in Table Rock, Wyoming.

collision …


… in the sky above I-80 in southern Wyoming. From my 2015 trip, re-edited.

the storm …


Sometimes when you’re driving in the West, you see a thunderstorm. It’s far off, still nascent, an indistinct dark smudge on the horizon perhaps a hundred miles away.

In the East, you don’t see a storm so far ahead. That’s because you can’t see the fullness of the storm until it’s literally over your head. In the East, the sky is smaller — topography, tall buildings, and trees obscure the horizon.

In the West, you keep driving toward that still-small gray mass. You look to the side through the driver’s window and see blue sky dotted with puffy cumulus clouds. You look out the passenger window; you see the same pastoral placidity. There’s psychological comfort in those little white pearls floating in the blue sky beside you. But in front of you?