Holiday Inn Express Plainview
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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... Break trip!) We had a pleasant drive and it didn't get too warm. It has actually not been a bad summer so far. It is supposed to get in the triple digits next week back home...hence our happiness for being able to get to Colorado. I only took 2 pictures today and I am going to upload them now. (There is one just for Mike!) Tomorrow we are ...
... to church. That was not our plan until we parked and the noon mass bells started ringing. Strangely, the same thing happened last year when we were on the Notre Dame campus. The bells started ringing for Saturday, 5 o'clock mass. Both times it seemed appropriate. Plus, we always like to see pretty big churches. We meaning Paul and I. The was The Basilica Catholic Church of Santa Fe. So, we went to mass. They sang some in Spanish too which was cool. We wanted ...
... brothers. They were Yugoslavians. All that changed in 1990. The Cold War ended. The Berlin Wall came down. Communism was dead, and old ethnic tensions thawed. The Croats declared independence as well as the Bosnians. The Yugoslavian army, controlled by the Serbs, was ordered into Croatia and Bosnia, and eventually Kosovo. The civil war here would last a decade. Hundreds of thousands would die. The Yugoslavian basketball team would never play together ...
... World War I started here. Modern terrorism and ethnic cleansing find their roots here. It's a wonderfully complex place that is not easy to understand. On a personal note, the Balkans have always haunted me. I grew up on a ranch in the heart of rural Texas. Everyone was the same--white, middle class, conservative, and Baptist. When I was in junior high, I distinctly remember watching the news reports as the Balkans fell apart. ...
... to search for info on it. Another reason to love the internet while driving :)
We were excited to start seeing the landscape change from flat Prairie to Mesas and Mountains. As we entered Santa Fe we knew we were truly in the SW as we passed Adobe buildings, etc.