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By VERLYN KLINKENBORG Published: October 15, 2009 If you drive from Lander to Jackson, you get the full brunt of Wyoming on the move. The town of Farson — about halfway — is a good place to take it all in. It used to be little more than a dusty crossroads. Now it’s a staging and storage depot for equipment used in the Jonah Field, a gas field that has become the economic heart of western Wyoming...
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A day is a period of light, an astronomical event.
Planetary Matters By VERLYN KLINKENBORG Not long ago, I found myself driving east across Kansas at dawn, cutting across the north/south band of the Flint Hills. Venus was riding bright above the horizon. And as I drove, I began to think about the morning star’s orbit around the sun. http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/01/opinion/01thu4.html?_r=1&emc=tnt&tntemail0=y