Tying on the eagle plume
The very top of a volcano, poking up through flat ground that was once a lake bed.
We tried to get pictures of the landscape, but birds kept photobombing.
"All here are sacred and in a sacred place"
How not to use a howitzer!
Lava fields from the 'active' Craters of the Moon, with the inactive Big Southern Butte volcano in the distance
A small difference makes a big difference!
History Rock, in Hyalite Canyon, south of Bozeman, Montana
Ironically, one of the first shipwrecks was a navy sloop, which was mapping the harbor entrance so ships could enter safely.
No matter how different we may seem, we’re all in the same boat.
See the gnarled rock on top? That’s where the ground used to be.
"La Porte de l’Enfer" (the Gate of Hell).
"Hear the Falls of Minnehaha; Calling to me from a distance!" ~~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The mounds are placed on the very edge of the highest point of the bluff overlooking the Mississippi River valley.
This register has been (mostly) exfoliated.
Where two brothers didn't quite make it home, but lived to tell about it ... sharing three scars between them from one of the arrows.
Here's a dash of overconfidence: "But in the hands of skillfull riflemen they are by no means as formidable or dangerous as they have been represented."
Come close, take a look, and gain inspiration from the strength to slowly and patiently split the rock.
Anyone up for a boat ride from Minnesota to ... well, just about any port on earth?
A statue in Minnesota representing the victory by Germanic tribes over the Romans
Over wide and rushing rivers In his arms he bore the maiden; Light he thought her as a feather, As the plume upon his head-gear.