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It was hothothot and no breeze to speak of but the evening light was so beautiful that we stayed out clicking away till 9 p.m. This is truly "dead zone' country. Even my friend's Verizon cell phone stopped responding.
Over those two days I often thought of the pioneers who followed their wagons on foot across the continent. They must have been so weary while crossing over this barren unpromising country and then so elated when they reached the river and the green valley. What a day that must have been for them!
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