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For Christmas, we gave Roy & Karen a trip to Fossil Rim. May being a much better time of year to visit this magical sanctuary than December, we set out for our nearby safari on Mother's Day weekend.
First we made a quick stop at Dinosaur Valley State Park, to claim a campsite and set up a tent for the two of us (two safari tents at Fossil Rim wasn't quite within our budget). Then we went to the preserve and started with a picnic ...
“The story belongs to him who tells it best.”
― J. Frank Dobie, Legends of Texas
So we stayed with my sister, Dee Dee and her family last night in their beautiful new home in Frisco, just outside of Dallas. As usual, she, as with most Texans, goes out of her way to be as accommodating as possible when you visit. Sometimes I have ...
Today really was all it was built up to be. We got a really early start and though the drive to Glen Rose was about a hour and a half, after a breakfast stop at Whataburger (shocking i know) we made great time.
When we turned on the road to the park, we passed a huge plaster sign with about 5 equally huge dinosaurs clustered around it announcing Dino World - we were definitely in the right place.
The park was ...
Thank you Allison, and Thank You Joe!
Thank you Allison Thoele for getting me the small chainring for the squirrely Surly, and thank you Joe Hill, of Stump Blaster Bike Shop in Glen Rose, Texas for using your skill and time to make that damn thing run right.
Today was an easy day in one sense, because I only rode between 25 and 30 miles. But in another sense, it was a *******e, because I was fighting a 25 - 30 mile per hour head wind, ...
... to look for a bank. I never did find one, so I got a piece of beef jerky at the gas station and headed out towards Crawford.
Crawford was wonderful, and I can see why George W. Bush would want to have a ranch there. It is really just a little main street and not much else. But everyone was super nice, and it was one of those places that manages to look somehow more clean and inviting than others. There were park benches outside the gas station so ...
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