The Lodge of Granbury
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This was an easy day for us. It was another blazing hot day in the Fort Worth area, so we kept it simple.
Dan has similar tastes to myself, so he took us to the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. This museum houses a number of original works by the most famous "western" artists Charles M Russell and Frederic Remington. Between them, these ...
It was stinking hot today, but dry, the good kind of hot.
Dan sacrificed his sanity and his dignity and drove us to Dallas in his giant truck. Sam has long wanted to see Dealy Plaza, the site of the Kennedy assassination for ages.
The memorial there was crowded with ghoulish sightseers such as ourselves, and more than once it almost had dead sightseeers as more than a few posed in the middle of the road on X that marked the spot ...
... which had once been Fort Worth's cattle saleyards. Now it dealt with a new kind of cattle - tourists. The place is bristling with souvenir shops and restaurants. We visited the Cowtown museum, which had historical artifacts and
carriages and carts and such.
During dinner, Sam and our hosts thought it was great fun to goad me into eating a jalapeno pepper. I took the tiniest nibble and my tongue ...
Our flight from New Orleans to Dallas Fort Worth was pretty non descript. We landed and I lost Sam fairly early in the piece, as the wheelchair guy whisked her off toward the baggage claim area while I made a quick pit stop.
When I made it down to the baggage area, I was greeted by a good friend of ours and fellow writer, Dan and his lovely wife Linda. They whisked us away from the airport in a truck so large that it had a ...
... for the night was "I sure hope someone steals our bikes so we don't have to get on them tomorrow." We will get you the children's update for the final blog tomorrow. We hear storms are in the forecast for both Dallas and Tulsa. We are hitting the road early in the morning. Wendi has another 2 hrs of riding and I have another 5 hrs of trailering Suzi home. She's so happy. Thank You to Wendi's friends for letting us stay at their ...
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