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Every trip turns up something that is not planned, or unusual, or just plain weird. Well our summer vacation trip this year included a few things that fit into that category. This year we had seven such things.
1. Game Crossing
Being out in middle America where the open ranges are all around you we ran across this first sign every once in awhile, we only took one picture, but I’m sure you will recognize it. The problem we had was trying to identify which game they were talking about. Was it Monopoly, Risk, Chess, Checkers, a card game, a board game, a dice game, a video game? We looked every time we saw the sign, and darn, not once did we see a game crossing the road. Shucks!
Tvillingmarit has already made this shot for me.
3. Devil’s Orchard
This sign appeared in the Craters of the
We are all more than aware that for more than twenty years Star Wars has been one of the most popular of all movies made. But for some people it seems as though they thought it was half the devil’s due, because it shows in this photo that they only gave it half the devil’s number of 666. Also, you can tell the guys in this area were not big on having a back bone. They didn’t really want to get on the wrong side of the movie maker, so they even miss-spelled the name of their valley.
6. Vader Grade
Again, this is all about Star Wars and when we saw the first of the signs telling us that Vader grade was ahead we were worried. Would our little four-cylinder hybrid have what it took to climb the toughest of all grades… the Vader Grader? Shucks it was just a little hill.
We saw this sign every once in a while during our travels through the open range land of the northwest. But each time we perked up our attention we were let down. Time after time nothing appeared. We had been so hopeful to see hundreds, even thousands of shares of