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WKetel
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WKetel   9/9/2011 1:51:02 AM
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I agree about getting away from "it all" can be a great feeling. I remember a few years back, this really stupid ad showed a man in a canoe on a beautiful mountain lake, talking on a cell phone, and it was presented as a "good thing". Where I choose to camp the cell phone has a message at turn-on of "no service", meaning that I will not be disturbed that day. Of course, I don't camp in Yellowstone park, too many bears there.

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Rick DeMeis   9/5/2011 7:43:07 PM
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Perhaps "waiting to explode" is too dramatic a phrase. But I think there'd be some warning "pre-shock" earthquakes first!

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seaEE   9/3/2011 3:48:50 AM
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Having a buffalo in Yellowstone mosey up to one's subcompact car also leaves one feeling a bit trepidatious.

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Max The Magnificent   8/31/2011 4:30:04 PM
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On the one hand I would love to see Yellowstone ... on the other hand the knowledge that it's a super volcano waiting to explode makes me a tad trepidatious...

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seaEE   8/31/2011 2:29:38 AM
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My grandmother lived in Livingston, Montana, a nice place to stay if you are going to Yellowstone. We would always visit the park when we went to see her. Such nice memories.

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BicycleBill   8/30/2011 10:35:09 PM
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Thanks for NOT blogging each day (or even feeling the need to do so, which is all too prevalent these days), but instead providing a more thoughtful, overall vacation summary--much better!



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