After so much white dirt in South Dakota, Mom took a second look at the trails we planned for our way home. “That trail between the Grand Tetons and Yellowstone is at like 9000 feet,” Mom said. “I don’t think that one’s gonna work out. What will we do between here and Salt Lake City?” “I know! My friend Amaryllis suggested that we go to this place near ‘the huge metropolises of Cheyenne and Laramie,’” I said. “Do you think a place that crowded will be too sick with the boogeyvirus?” “I think she was joking about them being big cities,” Mom said. “Let’s do it!”
last time we slept in Wyoming), and woke up before the sun to finish the drive to the Vedauwoo trail. “Mom, you can read. How do you pronounce that word?” I asked. “Vedauwoo,” Mom pronounced perfectly just exactly the way the locals do.
Oscar the Pooch
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