Month: March 2015

Bandelier National Monument

Saturday, March 28 — I had a fabulous Friday with my girlfriends doing “city things” in Santa Fe like shopping, enjoying an al fresco lunch, indulging in some day drinking (wine and margaritas) because we were all together and we could, shopping some more, strolling in the lovely sunny weather, and celebrating both Fred’s and Suzanne’s birthdays with a delicious Spanish dinner …

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Miles and Miles…

… of nothing but miles and miles.   That’s how my mother described driving through Texas, and that’s exactly what we have experienced as we’ve been driving through this part of the country these last several days.  It’s beautiful, but oh-so-very isolated and remote.  In every direction, we see ranch land, fences, steers, mesquite trees and cactus-choked, arid land …

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Big Bend National Park

March 10-16 – Extraordinary was one of many adjectives we used on a regular basis as we drove through the arid southwest Texas desert and mountains en route to, and then within, Big Bend National Park.  Impressive, amazing, vast, beautiful, remarkable, incredible, striking… I could keep going, but I think you’ll think the same when you see some of the sights …

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