Best Western Smithfield Inn
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... are no bigger than regular plane, almost seem more cramped. Hearing the people next to us speaking German makes it real. Pilot also. It is almost 6 pm but really 1 am in Germany. Probably should try to sleep? Update: Made the 9 hour flight but neither of us got any sleep. Now in Frankfurt waiting for our one hour flight to Berlin. So far lots ...
... created some of the iconic images of the old west.
I've always been a big fan of these two because they show the old west as we imagine it to be. Russell worked as a cowboy in Montana before becoming a world famous artist and Remington did most of his work from New York.
This was a big thing for me, seeing such iconic images as ...
It was stinking hot today, but dry, the good kind of hot.
Dan sacrificed his sanity and his dignity and drove us to Dallas in his giant truck. Sam has long wanted to see Dealy Plaza, the site of the Kennedy assassination for ages.
The memorial there was crowded with ghoulish sightseers such as ourselves, and more than once it almost had dead sightseeers as more than a few posed in the middle of the road on X that marked the spot ...
... which had once been Fort Worth's cattle saleyards. Now it dealt with a new kind of cattle - tourists. The place is bristling with souvenir shops and restaurants. We visited the Cowtown museum, which had historical artifacts and
carriages and carts and such.
During dinner, Sam and our hosts thought it was great fun to goad me into eating a jalapeno pepper. I took the tiniest nibble and my tongue ...
As we drove back toward Burleson, we made a detour to pick a rental car at a stop on the freeway. Well, they say everything is bigger in Texas, and that certainly applies to the waiting time at the care rental offices. After an hour or so, we were presented with a Hyundai Accent. It had Missouri plates on it, so I can only presume the wait was because they had gone there to pick it up for us.
We got to our host's ...
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