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... so it only costs us $15 dollars for the night.
It should be good sleeping weather tonight since it has been cloudy and rainy all day. I looked at the extended forecast for the Lubbock area and Thursday night is may get down into the high 30s.
The trip tomorrow is a little over 200 miles and with a couple of stops, it will probably be 4pm before we get there. Hopefully it won't be rainy tomorrow. Until ...
... back on my horse. It was another long road day but Pauline regularly
checked in which was lovely and provided water for the horses and
cokes for us, mmmmm! James did really well with Nick, but I am
convinced his tapaderos (stirrups that have a stiff leather boot
covering the toes) are not helping him with his riding so I suggested
we find him some normal stirrups for now. Tonight we are on a ranch
day!!! Lisa and I joined Pauline on the errands, we found Dairy Queen
(the Texas version of KFC but ice cream focused) was a great place to
catch up with emails and blogs while Pauline attacked the Laundrette
and then we went on the mission of a Walmart shop. Back at the camp
site, we sorted kit for the next day before whizzing off to the
ranchers house for a heavenly hot shower and burgers and Texas hash
to die for! Now that is how a rest day should be!
... rope over a high thick tree limb and attaching
the lead rope with it using baler twine so the horses could eat
happily all around them without getting caught up in the ropes. The
rancher and his wife came out to visit us and very kindly offered us
a shower and meal at their house in town the next day, whoop whoop!!
miles. Yes yesterday did happen, it wasn't all a dream which was
irritating but hey just another part of the adventure. We packed up
camp and started on the road for the next camp-site. James decided to
go in the truck to help Pauline as Nick needed a day of just being
led to help his feet. This proved to be a lucky move as not long
after starting off, a nice gent in a truck ...