June 2 – 6, 2011
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Yosemite, CA to Memphis, TN
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Posted by: Ryan
3:06PM -- 07.13.2011

We covered about 3000 miles in about 4 days

Yosemite

This year’s snowpack was more than 300% what they normally get and it was still melting in early July.

snowmelt turned the tiny creeks into rivers

and the meadows into soggy messes

Benton Springs, CA

Tonopah, NV

baby blues

mural

If we’d stopped everywhere we’d wanted to stop in Utah we’d still be in Utah.

Mount Moriah

dry lake

wet lake

textures

storms

canyons

Ann takes it all in

rolling

rainbow

We made good time.

The sun went down sometime around when we crossed into Colorado.

The town fireworks were right outside the window of our hotel.

rafters

many tall pines

timberline

Dorothy’s

magic hour, Kansas

The Jesse James home in St. Joseph, Missouri

graves

the supposed bullet hole in the wall and “a gun like the one used by Robert Ford to assassinate Jesse James”

in the Missouri bootheel, Memphis-bound

York residence, Memphis, TN

banana trees

Bill and Angie’s bowling ball garden

toys

Ann matched well.