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... seriously that 'Red or Green?' is even apparently the official state question. (As an aside the word 'Chili' is reserved for a spicy meat and bean stew dish).
So we decided to go native and have our first taste of New Mexican cuisine (asking for Christmas, of course) and subsequently decided that we both preferred red chile, so at least we got that important issue sorted!! With our tummies filled we retired to bed for some much-needed sleep.
Decided just to take it a bit easier today as there was not as much driving to do....only about 120 miles.....oh and the fact that the cattle market didn't start till 11am ( thanks mr dungannon man lol). So after Robert realising that he could not purchase any cows we headed west and visited the 'Cadillac ranch'. Picking up the 1st strewn spray paint can I see on the ground I was in luck as this bad boy was half full!! So being ...
... parallel to this road and we turned right on a dirt track to stop and wait for a train. But trains hadn't passed this way for a long time. Although the rails were still to be seen through the grass that was gradually suffocating them, no train we ever going to come, no matter how long we waited. John took photographs, had another cigarette (as he does whenever we stop) and we drove off along the overgrown part of the divided highway to see how far we could go on it.
At Texola ...
... to guess that we would have been driving through El Reno very close to the day the tornado hit. It’s very likely that, at least, we would have been caught in the storm that spawned the twister. Life can be funny that way sometimes. You think something bad just happened to you (broken leveler), and you find later that it prevented you from being in a much worse situation (tornado).
Now we sit in our RV in Tucumcari, New Mexico, in ...
It seems that no matter WHAT time we get out of bed, it is ALWAYS around 9:30 when we get on the road…and today was no exception. Almost as soon as we pulled out of Wichita Falls, we were out of the city and into an area of vast views, drier looking grasses, smaller mesquite trees, and large fields with huge combines parked in lines getting ready to harvest.
Near Electra, Texas we started seeing lots of oil wells pumping. In Vernon, Texas we stopped (Judy M. you ...