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... can see with the occasional depressing little town to break up the landscape. It did have two oil refineries so I guess it has that going for it. We were actually surprised when we got to Roswell (famous as the home of a crashed flying saucer in the 50's) as it was bigger and looked like any other mid-sized city in the US. It had all of the fast food chains, a Red Lobster, a Golden Corral, a Denny's, and all of the major retail stores. The only ...
... COINCIDENTALLY, about 10 miles after that we DID see Shetland ponies, so you be the judge! It's conceivable that they could have been little ponies and not goats that I saw...I mean, what are the chances? Maybe I was having a premonition. Anyway, after 13 hours on the road apparently goats start looking like little ponies. The strangest thing that happened today was when we came upon a family ...
... it freezes and dies. I realized yesterday that if I set my phone alarm and put it in my sleeping bag, I can't hear it and it rings until it gives up. So for now, I'm trying to go to bed earlier as my wakeup strategy. Today it worked pretty well.
I got into Roswell yesterday around 4 pm. My first stop was what I thought was a space museum, but turned out to be a kitchy tourist shop with a black-light space walk-through. Turned out to be SO ...
... tucked up in bed advertising the Super 8. Alan wouldn't let me do any sightseeing until I'd eaten all of my subway even though it was the last thing I wanted. So like a good little child I ate up and we headed to the UFO Museum that tells the story that made Roswell famous. In 1947 a rancher found debris on his land after seeing something crash. He reported it to the local sheriff who couldn't identify it so passed it onto the military. ...
... without the option to ride a camel so thankfully a camel was present ready for the riding. Linda could not turn down the opportunity and took her turn on the camel. The fair included a small midway complete with an old fashioned sideshow.
We put down a couple of bucks each to enter the sideshow. From the painted canvas banners on the outside referencing gorilla women. Chubacobras and other various anomalies, we are of ...
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