The test of an adventure is that when you are in the middle of it, you say to yourself, "Oh, now I've got myself into an awful mess; I wish I were sitting quietly at home." And the sign that something is wrong with you is when you sit quietly at home wishing you were out having lots of adventure. -Thornton Wilder

The nice thing about being confused is you get a chance to notice things a lot better than if you knew where you were going.

Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.

Monday, June 29, 2015


Water must have been a precious resource in Bodie as there are no flowing streams anywhere in the high country of the eastern Sierra where Bodie is located.
Notice another prop holding up a building.

 There was snow in the winters though.  But that would mean firewood to melt the snow and there are no trees in the area.  All timber was hauled in.

I guess they made up for it all by drinking more beer and whisky.


  1. It was already a big problem and it will only getting stil bigger.

  2. When there is no water , there is always a beer...

  3. It took determined people to make a life there!

  4. I cannot imagine having to live without an abundance of water!


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