In 2003, Laurel and I went on a week-long camping trip! I kept a journal, and below you will find it transcribed! Because it is a direct transcription, you may find it under-edited and over-rambling. Well, you may find all my writing to be that way, but this is even moreso.
|Day 1||Fear and Loathing on the home front, Mitchell!||Warning: Contains metaphor involving McDonald’s product|
|Day 2||The corn palace, the petrified forest, Wall Drug, the Badlands, Crystal Cavern, The Black Hills, Mount Rushmore, Needles Highway||Warning: Contains many synonyms for dinosaur dung|
|Day 3||A setback, Deadwood, Crazy Horse, Termespheres, Devil’s Tower||Warning: Contains self-pity about a colleagues relative youth|
|Day 4||The bighorn mountains, Steamboat Sam, Shell Falls, Emblem, Outside of Yellowstone||Warning: Contains a Zen Koan|
|Day 5||Yellowstone galore||Warning: Contains Laurel’s scary fight with a monster|
|Day 6||Earthquake lake, Montana Proper, Lewis and Clark Caverns, Pine Creek||Warning: Contains completely offensive proposed commercial for Menards|
|Day 7||Pompeii’s pillar, Theodore Roosevelt national park, The world’s largest holstein cow, Welcoming reception at Laurel’s Mom’s house||Warning: Contains anaphora|