Old Schoolhouse Bed and Breakfast
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Up at stupid o'clock today as we want to try and get on the 8:30am Lower Caves tour, we leave the hotel at about 7:30 and get to the visitor centre around 8am. We get served by the same lady who served us yesterday and she remembers us which is really nice! Luckily for us there are still two spaces on the tour so we book them quick! Before we know it its time to meet the ranger and we get taken through to a room for our orientation, basically a safety chat, ...
... t distracted from the intricacies of driving in a congested format, and to hear the sounds of mistakes, especially if driving by Braille. Actually that doesn't follow because if you use Braille, you aren't using the radio, or hearing the screaming kids. I guess that's just the dichotomy between using the term literally versus figuratively. Well, anyway, it doesn't matter how far down you turn the radio when you have kids. I couldn't even ...
... milk shake too. Then back to Indian lodge and to bed. Thought it would be a good idea to open our windows for the night - there was a cool breeze at first, but it got hot later.
Wednesday July 2
All four of us drove to Pat and Kimball Miller’s place in Fort Davis. Nice old stone home up on a bluff, very welcoming. Had coffee, then Kelly and I headed out to the CDRI (Chihuahuan Desert Research Institute) for a hike ...
... This is one of the great oil fields of Texas - where West Texas Crude gets its name and standing. By the time we got to the small town of Rankin it was hectic .... frenetic really! The town was an industrial site. Lots of pick-ups hauling everything and trucks carrying bigger stuff while all around the town were depots for more trucks, oil rigs and more. A cemetery of old beam pumps crowded one fenced area. Little town estates of huts and RV's filled ...
... Everyone has been really easy going, sort of
an island mentality in the middle of the desert.
Then there are the sharp edges. My favorite was the sign in Big Bend park at a trail head that gave instructions, among other things, of what to do if one encountered a mountain lion or bear...Pick up small children. make yourself look big, and if attacked fight back.
Tomorrow I go for a tour of the Chinati foundation. Should be interesting.