Monthly Archives: June 2011

Ashfall Fossil Beds – Nebraska

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The Ashfall Fossil Beds were something we found looking at the pamphlets in other fossil places. I had no idea what to expect but it looked neat.. Apparently they had a rhino barn. I wasn’t sure what that had to … Read the rest of this entry

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Mount Rushmore – South Dakota

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Ruud claimed Mount Rushmore was something we had to see, why I don’t know, he could only name three of the four presidents and didn’t know why they were famous, except for Washington who he knew was first. All he … Read the rest of this entry

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Sturgis – South Dakota

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Sturgis was completely unplanned. We just happened to be nearby so we stopped to check it out for a bathroom break. I knew it was the location of the notorious Sturgis Bike Rallies and some of the history of that … Read the rest of this entry

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Museum of the Rockies – Montana

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The Museum of the Rockies reportedly has one of the best fossil collections of any museum in the country. I had wanted to check the place out for years. “There aren’t going to be children here are there?” Ruud asks. … Read the rest of this entry

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Cody Wyoming

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We were told by someone that we had to go through Cody after exiting Yellowstone, in fact I think two or three different people mentioned this but none of them let us know what Cody was. It wasn’t until I … Read the rest of this entry

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Yellowstone – Wyoming

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Grand Teton National Park – Wyoming

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From the fossil fish dig we went straight to Grand Teton National Park. It was exceptionally cloudy and we stopped to take some rather mystical looking photos of the snow-topped mountains. We also walked a little ways around Jenny Lake … Read the rest of this entry

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Fish Fossil Dig – Kemmerer Wyoming

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On Thursday morning we were back at Ulrich’s Fossil Gallery to go out fossil fishing. Ruud was all excited. I have a fossil fish he’s been telling me needs a mate for awhile now. He thought it’d be cool to … Read the rest of this entry

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Evanston Wyoming

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Evanston was an interesting experience. We had nothing to do that day but had to stay in the area. We had a couple loads of laundry to do so we headed to the nearest laundromat, which at the time was … Read the rest of this entry

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Ulrich’s Fossil Gallery, Kemmerer Wyoming

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After Fossil Butte we passed this sign that said, “Fossil Fish Gallery” and of course Ruud had to stop. It was someone’s house, granted it was a large one. Out front there was a huge set of dinosaur footprints and … Read the rest of this entry

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