But grand and beautiful and old. You can see the red bones of the earth in Moab, Utah.
Time is measured in rock layers.
And the disintegrating rocks resemble great, slow creatures.
Is this one winking at me? The 500Jerk family walked the rim of Canyonlands' Island in the Sky. That's quite a drop to the canyon floor from up there.
And we visited famous Mesa Arch, where we oh-so-carefully peered over the edge to the stomach-churning drop below. Some crazed tourists actually got up on top of Mesa Arch to have pictures taken. The 500Jerk family engaged in none such nonsense.