Our Daily Sykes #133 – "___________ Pool"

Lower-left is a sign on a post that leans slightly to the pool it may name. Here in Horace Sykes Kodachrome the letters are just beyond (or below) the threshold of being legible. The second and shorter word of two most likely reads "pool." Shaped something like a liver, with the color of jade, the pool has an outlet on the right and seems to be boiling or bubbling on the left. The steam rising on the left may have through the years got to the forest surrounding the pool and felled the trees standing closest to it so that some are bleached and some reach the pool. The living trees standing are generally smaller than those resting. Perhaps this petite forest followed a fire and the resting and cooking logs are the victims of it and not of the steam. Might this be one of the lesser attractions at Yellowstone National Park, a sauna or hot tub for bad bears? Horace leaves us clueless and inexperienced. (CLICK TO ENLARGE)

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