Makoshika is as interesting up close as it is in the far views.
The terrain in Makoshika State Park is kind of a cross between the badlands of South Dakota and the slickrock canyons of southern Utah. I like it because it’s closer to my home than either of those places and considerably less traveled (especially in the case of southern Utah).
I drove over to eastern Montana late last week to spend a few days in badlands of Makoshika State Park. I spent a night on the way there in the Missouri Breaks on the edge of Ft. Peak Reservoir where I spotted my first sight of the kind of features I was looking forward to exploring and photographing.
This kind of drive-up phone is going the way of the Jordon Chevy dealer and dinosaurs depicted on the left side of the mural.
The dots and straight lines are from glue that used to hold some tiles or similar panels above the doors on an old store front in downtown Birmingham. The partial script is some of the lettering from the store’s name that was on the wall underneath the tiles.
Anyone of a certain age most likely knows exactly why I chose the name for this photo. In case you are not of a certain age may need this:
Deep contemplation or deep sleep? Who says you can’t do both at the same time?