Summary: DG shares memories of catching lizards and snakes on trek, which inspired a love of herpetology. Brought a tarantula home once. Using lime at The Alamo outhouse. Happening upon a full can of oil after a truck broke down near Bluewater.

Key words: Fred Gehlbach, Monty Billings, Mrs. Hatch, Bluewater Lake

Dick Grossman
Prairie Trek, Olmstead Group 1956, 1957