“The ramblings and grumblings of author Ad Hudler”

Who knew?
Monday, July 13, 2009

... about the hoodoo? This was a new word to me, discovered on my trip to Amarillo. According to Wikipedia: A hoodoo (also tent rock, fairy chimney, earth pyramid) is a tall thin spire of rock that protrudes from the bottom of an arid drainage basin or badland.

Here's the one I saw in Palo Duro Canyon:

Everyone now: Yoo-HOO for hoodoos!


Blogger geeky Heather said...

If you ever get the chance to go to Bryce Canyon, take it! It's all hoodoos, all the time!

July 13, 2009 at 1:15 PM  
Blogger Ad Hudler said...

Hoo'd of thought?
Thanks, geekyHeather...I'll check it out next time I'm out west.

July 14, 2009 at 8:26 AM  

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