Yellowstone upper loop   |   October 02, 2015
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 On the cold mornings I only had mittens for Carlie. So fuzzy socks had to work for Donny. He actually kept them on too.
 
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 He looked a little like Winnie the Pooh with his “paws”
 
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 The sky view from out campsite.
 
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 A frosty morning.
 
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 Nap time
 
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 The family of deer that visited our campsite.
 
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 The cold made the chocolate very hard. John had to warm the whole s’more ingredients to make the perfect s’more.
 
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 Cold hands.
 
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 A warm fire in the morning.
 
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 This wall of stone was fascinating. The base was carved out where you could stand under it.
 
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 Up close it looks very precarious and after taking these pictures we noticed the sign saying it was very dangerous and we weren’t supposed to be over near the stone.
 
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It felt like looking up on a warm spring day to see a huge ice cycle that has been building all winter.
 
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 I thought this rock structure was so fascinating the way the mountain has that strait wall around the top as if the sides fell down or the top was pushed up.
 

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 At times it’s the most simple things that are beautiful.
 
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 Carlie had some bad static.
 
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 A large herd of buffalo decided to cross the road to get water.
And made us all wait.
 
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 Two elk grazing near the road.
 
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 I don’t know if this rock has a special name but it was so odd. Stand there by itself.
 
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 These huge sulfur pots have built up minerals over everything and created what looks like a icy mountain.
 
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 We found a tree with a perfect seat but the sun was in their eyes.
 
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 You can see the sulfur and heat kills the trees.
 
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 The end of another great day.
 
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Carlie always looked forward to  going to get coffee with Daddy in the evening.