The Lodge at Sierra Blanca
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... in the Rocky Mountains of New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana and Idaho. The drive from Austin to Cloudcroft New Mexico takes about eleven hours and once you are there in Cloudcroft you know you have arrived because you've turned the A/C off and you are enjoying the mountain ...
... faint smell of burning wood in the air. The NM fires were miles away but the wind had carried their aroma in our direction and there was an amazing dinner right next store called the Four Winds.
I stopped there the next morning for some coffee and a muffin before heading off to Santa Fe. While the waitress made my coffee, I used a trick I learned from John Steinbeck to chat up ...
... an ad-hoc snowball fight at the
bottom of the hill, when Sarah and I threw a pre-emptive strike at Kinley and Miranda
as they exited the chute. I ended up
being the loser in that one when a rogue snowball thrown by none other than
Miranda R. Ewing ended up pegging my neck and falling slowly into the front and
back of my shirt. The three layers of
clothing didn’t protect me there, but I have a few tricks up my sleeve ...
Post by Jason Ewing
Everyone knows my obsession with pine trees, and Ruidoso has kind of become a Ewing family tradition. We visit Ruidoso 2-3 (or 4 or 5) times a year, it's almost a second home for us along with Grandma and Grandpa in El Paso. I've tried to get Miranda to move here a billion times but ultimately what it comes down to is that the schools aren't that great, and we have to look out for the little ones. However, the highlight ...
... and we found the "Kick Ass" hot sauce that you asked for John G., so it will be on it's way home tomorrow.
Well tonight is our last evening and we will be spending it doing what we like to do----so you all may have to send us money to come home..... and then a good night sleep to get up and hit the road. We will be entering our trip home also, so keep in touch!
We love you,
Randy, Betty, Hans & ...
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services