Best Western John Jay Inn
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... too desolate for me but beautiful country. I am really happy to have tracked my trip through this area.
This thought brings to mind what these 5 Great American Foundations are doing for people and families around the USA. They are helping people and families through a very difficult time so they don't feel alone in their struggle. We need to support these foundations. There are tickets ...
... I could have spent 2 days there easy.
Went to the Shields Date Garden a "must see", according the local magazine, but should have included the words "for you tourist suckers". This area, as I've mention in my last blog is a huge date producing area. These date palms are not native to the US, but where brought here from the middle east at the turn of the 20th century. They take about 20 years to start producing and have to be pollinated ...
... the same time they had a historic rainfall and snowmelt that caused the colorado River to swell, overrunning the set of head gates of the Alamo Canal, breached the Imperial Valley dike, so that the entire volume of the Colorado River ran unchecked for two years while they figured out what to do. Doooweeee! It submerged the town of Salton, a Sourthern Pacific Railroad and Torres-Martinez Native American land, probably on the notion that if we can't steal the ...
... who, coincidentally, quit their jobs at the refinery in Anacortes, came to Arizona and bought this place ("for something to do"). They have a nice pool, but that's about it. BUT we discovered, by accident, that this was General Patton's training headquarters, with thousands of solders bivouacked in the desert, training for the Africa campaign against Romell in, in, in, hum, '43 maybe. Interesting. Probably the right spot for this since ...
... to town on this subject. A sample: [R]eports that
are truthful are more useful than those that are not; reports based on
assumptions and predictions are not as reliable as reports based on
observations; mark-to-market reports are based on observations; other methods of
accounting are based on assumptions or untimely measures of investments (e.g.,
cost); ergo, MTM accounting is superior to other ...