Above, at the arrow --- hidden in a small bush --- is a small folded
note from a little girl whose name is not really Melissa.
Michelob beer bottle base (a religious object) in the lower left
corner of the photo is what led me to the note.
I did something here which I almost never do. I tampered with the
scene. I read the note. I couldn't not read it.
have encountered several other notes since this event but I have
never opened or so much as touched another one and I never will,
Below is a long view of that same scene. The top arrow points to
the note and the bottom arrow points to the Michelob beer bottle
Figure above shows the outside of that note, unfolded, with an
address written in the hand of a young girl just learning to
write (Arrow). Printing beneath the photo is a reconstruction
of her text in my hand trying to imitate the style of that young
Figure below is an enhanced detail from the address side of the
Figure above shows the inside of the unfolded note and again a
reconstruction of her text in my hand trying to imitate her
time She spells God's name correctly.
(Text reads: "Dear
God I hope your fine I just want an A plus on my (illegible word)
report card. Love Melissa (not her real name)).
Above is an enhanced detail of that same text. Melissa's
signature is obscured by a fold in the note at bottom, however,
the word love can be made out on the lower left.
About 20 yards distant from the bottle base and note is the stone
clump pictured above looking as if it was placed there yesterday.
It is clearly modern.
was riding by on my dirt bike and I saw the clump. I stopped and
that clump led me to the nearby bottle base and then I saw the
note. All three are connected and, all, almost certainly placed
there by Melissa's grandfather.
Those mountain tops in the distance are on a secret military base.
During the cold war the Los Angeles Times reported that in a nuclear
attack the first target hit would be out on that base. I don't know
for sure but I think that secret target might be an underground
think (but don't know) that there might also be an ancient
Shoshonean religious site out on that base.
Because the Indians can't leave their offerings at the now
unreachable site out on the base they do the next best thing ---
they leave their offerings at the edge of the base as close to the
off limits site as they can get. (That's what I think.)
THAT'S IT !!!
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