Hampton Inn Midland TX
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Liz is the mother of Mark Thomas, really good friend of TEJ's and mountain climber partner. Mark has become special to us as has his mom after her visit to Chicago a couple years ago with Mark. Had to visit her in Midland with her husband, Nick. They took really good care of us dining at local BBQ place, Petroleum Museum which ...
Boy is this falter a waste land!! Nothing but oil pump jacks and junkyards in this entire area! What a difference in scenery from the past. 5 days!!
But we are close to the airport for our 7:15am flight to IAH then DCA so it works. We killed enough time driving around looking at stupid stuff that it landed us in Odessa at 5pm.
Our next task was to find a place to eat dinner. Odessa is a food desert....all food chains which is something I try ...
... down a hill. I have been in Houston so long that I have forgotten what it is like to drive in hills. And so the fun begins. So the guy in front of me goes fast up hills, slow down hills, and brakes about every 30 seconds. Then I see a sign for deer crossing. Being from Northern Michigan I know what to do- check the right shoulder every few seconds for glowing deer eyes. So I'm ...
Whats the one thing you never want to happen before you leave on a trip? You dont want to be sick, and yet thats exactly where I am this morning. Praying that we can get meds and get everyone well before we leave. The last thing we want to do is travel while feeling bad, or worse yet to get someone else sick while on our ...
... a narrow creek in the valley, where we saw horses and cows grazing on the narrow farmlands.
Soon we started to descend and the lushy mountain forests disappeared into an empty desert. Wind was very strong, blowing dust and sand all ove the visible horizon.
When I saw the first oil rigs it seemed like a peculiar and interesting landscape. Thousands of metal machines rhythmically and relentlessly bending down and up to extract the blood of ...
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