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.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Bodie Jail

By the looks of the jail cell door lying nearby in the grass it would seem that the Bodie jail was a formidable structure for housing law-breakers.

Yet the jail itself was a simple wooden building. Murders, shootouts, barroom brawls and the occasional stagecoach holdup were regular occurrences.


  1. It looks like an old western movie.

  2. The door looks tough to break through but I wonder if someone could have pulled the hinges of the wooden door frame using ropes and horses.

  3. It does not look like great accommodations for prisoners.


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