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afternoon and we were nice and cool under our shade tree. They had peacocks roaming free and we saw
deer at night. We toured the caverns the
next day. The tour took 2 hours and we
went down 150 feet. The majority of the
cavern is still growing. It was
Saturday - Day 15 This morning we visited the Carlsbad caverns which was really awesome! We stepped into an elevator that quickly took us down to 800 feet / 234 meter, below ground in just about 60 seconds. The temperature down there was about 60 - 70 deg. F so it was cool and nice. There were a pathway with a railing leading through the different cave rooms and what "rooms" (enormous halls would almost be a better description of it)!! ...
So, we thought we would attempt to be culturally relevant, and pronounce the name of this town "el-dor-AH-doh." But we were corrected. It's been tainted and Americanized to be el-dor-AY-do.
And all this time, I had the song stuck in my head "Eldorado...why don't you come to your senses.... you've been out riding fences far too long..."
Then Kelsey corrected me and told me that it's "Desperado". I just can't seem to get ...
That's what we've found here in Texan schools.
Good, helpful people in general, really.
First of all, let me fill you in on what schools are like in Texas (according to our experience). In these small towns, where the next town is over 40 minutes away, there is one school campus called an ISD, an Independent School District. There are simply three main buildings, one each ...
The bigger the hairdo, the closer you are to Gawd. I must be in Texas. Texas. The Lone Star state. The place where GeorgeW done growd up. My daddy was born in Texas on a big ranch that never saw one head of cattle, somewhere near San Antonio. I was always a little perplexed why he wouldn't use the name of the town, only "somewhere near San Anton". Now I understand. There are millions, yes millions, of miles of nowhere here. ...