Monday, September 13, 2010

BACK FROM DRIER WORLD

Well, you might have noticed I wasn't posting as much or commenting as quickly.  Why?  Because we were taking a pretty long trip away to what the locals like to call Big Sky Country and what I call Drier World.  I swear I could not breathe easily the whole time - not the elevation (in the Grand Tetons and Yellowstone and Mammoth Hot Springs) but the dry air.  I've never experienced such dry air!!!  I'm not sure I could live there - but, of course, the landscape was gorgeous and there will be plenty of photos to come :)

So stay tuned for photos of greysers, sulfur pools, terraced springs, and bison, bear and elk...

5 comments:

Watercolors by Susan Roper said...

Welcome to the world of dessicated lungs! Rhonda..whenever I am in the realm of humidity my lungs speak to me in great details....DRY! DRY! DRY! So, welcome to my world!

Pam Johnson Brickell said...

Missed you! Glad you're home safe and sound.

RHCarpenter said...

Susan, I had no idea how dry it was - the heat was 95F in Salt Lake City and we walked just a few blocks to a farmers' market and I didn't think I was going to make it back!! I could feel my skin drying out and my sinuses drying - I think I'll keep our humidity, thanks!!

Pam, thanks :) Missed you all, too and will have photos soon - am sorting and resizing, etc. - in between laundry and grocery and catching up on emails, etc.

Nick said...

That's quite a beautiful place, did some family vacations out there. Exhilarating! And the new paintings are better all the time, it's nice to see you changing up everything - subject, approach, palette. Go for the roll, lets see some serious w/c acreage!!

RHCarpenter said...

Nick, as soon as I get settled, I'll be trying something large - it will be a learning curve, I'm sure, but what the heck - ya gotta do it to learn it! (We both returned without getting trampled and/or chewed on by by bears, bison or elk = a good trip!)