The Hoodoos

I understand why hoodoos are believed to be spirit people.

There are stories in the stones in Utah.

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The stories change as the sun moves across the sky.

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Light and shadows add to the details to form faces.

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The hoodoos of Bryce Canyon

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and towers and pinnacles in Arches National Park defy gravity.

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Balanced Rock looked as though it could topple any second.

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Some formations have names like the Three Gossips, Tower of Babel, Courthouse and The Organ.

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Mr. Flower and I made up names for the many we noticed.

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It was our “Game of Stones.”

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The Arches

Arches National Park is where my brain went into overload.

It was as though gravity had different rules out in the desert.

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Erosion removes rock layers below and leaves arches hanging in the sky.

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I even stood under some of these to get shots of them from below.

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It’s like a magic trick.

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The most dramatic ones have names like Delicate, Pothole and Tapestry.

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Each has its own character.

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We visited our favorite on our last day at Moab.

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We spent a lot of time just hanging out under Double Arch.

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It seemed like trick rings made from rock instead of metal.

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Moab was mind boggling in many ways.

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Stay tuned for more.

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