It was a real treat to read. I was hired as an interpretive ranger at Mesa Verde National Park and loved the work, but then had to take a different job that offered better benefits for the knee-replacement surgery I needed.
I was scared so I donned my climbing helmet. The entrance to the BLM land is on a dirt road, 25 miles from any form of civilization. Somehow, on our layover day, no one wanted to go skiing.
We flung packs into the van and our guide drove like a demon. No place to safely pull out. The image in my rearview mirror of the trailer on its side. We John and Linda went with two friends, riding to the trailhead with the shuttle driver.
Then the herpetologist insisted I hold the snake. Dad pumped water from the lake and brought it to a boil in a saucepan perched on the edge of the ring.
Turned out, the park was open for the holiday weekend despite a huge, controlled fire -- intended to burn off the prairie to mimic natural germination and growing conditions. The 14,foot peak in California is the highest in the U.
It was a wolverine -- an animal known to chase grizzlies off their kills. Unfortunately, the rattler disappeared under the trailer. Domonique Crider rated it really liked it Aug 21, Within seconds the dinging and dashboard light came on, indicating that the engine was dangerously low on oil.
There are more than a few of the stories where I had to set the book down after finishing the tale and do something to clear my mind. One morning last summer, he and I visited the courthouse before work.